Assistant Professor of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (PMHNP or PMHCNS)
Joliet, IL 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description
Position Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (PMHNP or PMHCNS)
Position Number 003320-00
Department Leach College of Nursing - Joliet, IL main campus
Job Grade
Position Summary

The University of St. Francis, a Catholic, Franciscan institution in Joliet, Illinois, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing.

This is a teaching instructor or tenure-track position for a qualified applicant available in January, 2020.

The College of Nursing offers CCNE accredited undergraduate and graduate programs as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. We serve traditional aged and adult students through a variety of learning formats.

The university is located in a residential neighborhood 35 miles southwest of Chicago with satellite locations in downtown Joliet, IL and Albuquerque, NM. The surrounding Chicagoland area offers robust park and recreation resources, major league sports, cultural arts, museums, festivals, shopping, restaurants, and two major airports.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Uphold and fulfill the mission and philosophy of the Leach College of Nursing.

Participate in and promote a culture of continuing quality improvement

Responsibilities include teaching 12-15 credit hours per semester of upper and lower division courses; academic advising; clinical supervision of students; ongoing scholarly activity; and participation in committee work, public service and professional organizations.

Minimum Requirements

Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Master's degree in nursing

Current Illinois Registered Nurse license

Successful teaching experience

Potential for leadership within the institution, profession and community

A willingness to support the Catholic and Franciscan values of the university

Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position

Preferred Requirements

Doctoral degree in nursing or related field

Established record of effective teaching, research, service, and professional experience

Expertise in the use of technology and web-based nursing education

Hours/Shift/Work Schedule

This is a full-time, contract position. This position will start January 2020. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package.

Physical Requirements of Position

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements: Work is performed in classroom and office settings with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards. Substantial time is spent working on a computer. This is sedentary work which requires the following physical activities: sitting, walking, bending, stooping, finger dexterity, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FP0354-16
Open Date 10/15/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. * Are you willing to uphold the Catholic and Franciscan values of the University?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have the minimum degree as listed in our posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of relevant experience do you have?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 - 2 years
    • 3 - 4 years
    • 5 - 7 years
    • More than 7 years
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at time of application)
  4. Mission Response at
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1 (you must upload something; letter writers may send directly to
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2 (you must upload something; letter writers may send directly to
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3 (you must upload something; letter writers may send directly to
  8. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  9. License/Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Research Interests/Philosophy
  2. Evaluations
  3. Research Samples

It has been and will continue to be the policy of the University to be an equal opportunity employer. The University will continue to administer all employment matters without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or Vietnam era or disabled veteran’s status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
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