Tenure-line Open Rank Nursing and Health Sciences Faculty Position

The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Nursing and Health Sciences invites applications for a tenure-line position in public/community health nursing and/or public health. The faculty member will have responsibility for theoretical nursing content in the classroom and clinical teaching. Other opportunities include teaching students within the health and public health curricula.

Illinois Wesleyan is a nationally ranked, small, private, undergraduate liberal arts university with highly selective admission criteria and a tradition of teaching excellence. Scholarly productivity is supported; collaborative research with faculty and students is encouraged. The University community prides itself on rapport among students, faculty, and staff.

Consistent with the University's mission that emphasizes integration of liberal arts and professional education, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences strives for excellence in undergraduate nursing education by preparing practitioners with a strong theoretical foundation in nursing. Graduates are known for their leadership potential. Curricular initiatives include emphasis on global health, health disparities, and social justice. See http://www2.iwu.edu/nursing for further information. This position will contribute to the new public health program. 



Expertise sought in public/community health nursing and public health. A Master of Science in Nursing and/or a Master of Public Health is preferred. An earned doctorate (e.g., PhD; DrPH; DNP) is required. A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching is essential as is meaningful scholarship and impactful service.



Candidates at all ranks will be considered. Competitive salary and benefits offered.



Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Start date is August 1, 2022. Applicants should address any potential contributions they can make to University initiatives through their teaching, scholarship, and service in the letter of application. Vitae and a list of three references are also required. Materials should address potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. Materials should be submitted to: 


Dr. Victoria N. Folse

Director and Professor, School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Illinois Wesleyan University

P.O. Box 2900, Bloomington, IL 61702-2900

(309) 556-3051      FAX (309) 556-3043 vfolse@iwu.edu

Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence; details at https://www.iwu.edu/non-discrimination.html.