UnityPoint Health Assistant Professor - Nursing in Peoria, Illinois

Provide instruction to a diverse group of students in the Nursing field.

  1. Provide education instruction both clinically and didactically.

  2. Serve as a mentor to students.

  3. Assist in recruitment of qualified students to the nursing program.

  4. Participate in College committees as assigned and Chair committees as appointed.

  5. Motivate students to learn and encourage creativity in scholarly endeavors in part by acting as a role model with one’s own scholarly endeavors.

  6. Assist in ongoing development of the nursing program’s Systematic Plan of Evaluation, the College Evaluation Plan and Strategic Plan for the College.

  7. Present scholarly information on local, state, national and international level.

  8. Participate in grant writing activities as a member of a team and submit materials to appropriate funding source(s).

  9. Provide service to the College through committee membership and leadership.

  10. Provide service and leadership to the community through application of professional expertise.

  11. Begin to identify research opportunities and participate in these alone or with other nursing professionals.

  12. Seek opportunities to include students in research activities.

  13. Participate in professional organizations and hold office in these organizations.

  14. Participate on a national level in professional organizations.

  15. Mentor less experienced faculty on both an informal and formal basis.

  16. Serve as an academic advisor.

  17. Investigate and obtain certification in specialty area and as a nurse educator.

  18. Continued progress toward the completion of a doctoral degree in nursing or a related field.


Must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Nursing, enrolled in a doctoral program plus ten (10) semester hours of graduate credit in a doctoral program.


  1. Must have at least two (2) years experience in clinical nursing practice.

  2. Must have at least four (4) years teaching experience in Baccalaureate or higher education or two (2) years experience if doctorally prepared.


Must hold a current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in Illinois upon employment. Active CPR required for teaching nurses courses.

Preferred Qualifications: DNP with 2 years teaching experience.

Rank will be contingent on number of credits completed towards a DNP and teaching experience.

Requisition ID: 2017-38278

Street: 7600 N. Academic Drive

Name: 5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center

Name: Academic Affairs- MC

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Sunday through Saturday days and some possible evenings

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org