Assistant/Associate Professor, Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner)

  • Governors State University
  • 1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL 60484
  • Apr 08, 2022
Full time Nursing

Job Description

The Nursing Department at Governors State University is seeking to fill a Tenure/Tenure-track Family Nurse Practitioner faculty position in the College of Health and Human Services. The successful candidate will teach across the curriculum in the RN-BSN, MSN and DNP programs and help with the building of a caring, global community of nurses capable of meeting the needs of healthcare institutions.

Governors State University is the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago's south suburban area, serving approximately 7,750 students annually. GSU provides accessible, high value undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students. GSU is planning a state-of-the-art General Education program and working to greatly expand student academic and support services to foster student and community engagement. Faculty at GSU must demonstrate enthusiasm and ability to work with students at all levels, from first-year to graduate.

Through its Strategy 2025, GSU emphasizes excellence, access, and innovation. Students benefit from the university’s high academic quality, range of convenient class times, increasing hybrid and online offerings, and outstanding educational value. GSU seeks to become a national leader in successful transfer of community college students to universities, and is leading through the Kresge-supported Dual Degree Program, with features such as tuition lock-in at GSU for academically eligible community college students who commit to earn an Associate Degree and attend college full-time. GSU offers several applied doctoral degrees in health, counseling fields and Interdisciplinary Leadership.

GSU emphasizes excellence, access, and innovation. Students benefit from the university's high academic quality, range of convenient class times, increasing hybrid and online offerings, and outstanding educational value. GSU seeks to become a national leader in successful transfer of community college students to universities, and is leading through the Kresge-supported Dual Degree Program, with features such as tuition lock-in at GSU for academically eligible community college students who commit to earn an Associate Degree and attend college full-time. GSU offers several applied doctoral degrees in health and counseling fields and launched an Ed.D. in Interdisciplinary Leadership in January 2013.

The exceptionally beautiful campus is conveniently located within easy reach by road and rail to Chicago and surrounding communities that have a wealth of cultural and natural attractions. The highly diverse region GSU serves has a number of high performing schools and engaged communities as well as struggling urban, suburban, and rural communities. GSU serves as a public square, working to foster educational opportunities for all populations.

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