Periodically, Loyola University Chicago's Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing has opportunities for experienced faculty and staff to join us to prepare students to be clinicians and nurse leaders.  We seek individuals who are committed to fulfilling Loyola’s promise of "preparing people to lead extraordinary lives.” The School of Nursing provides students with exceptional educational opportunities in diverse health care environments within the Chicago area. 

Find updates and details about all job listings on Loyola's Careers page.


Full-Time Faculty

Clinical Assistant Professor (or higher)

Multiple non-tenure track, open rank clinical faculty positions with a special interest in faculty engaged in teaching and scholarship in the following areas: 

  • Simulation, which also requires a clinical area of expertise, such as medical-surgical nursing, maternal-child nursing, or psychiatric-mental health nursing
  • Medical-surgical nursing, psychiatric-mental health nursing, obstetric nursing, or pediatric nursing for the hybrid learning option of the accelerated BSN track
  • Foundation sciences, with expertise to teach anatomy, physiology, chemistry, or microbiology

For inquiries please contact Jorgia Connor or Dian Squire, co-chairs of the MNSON Search Committee

Complete an application here. 

Diversifying Faculty in Nursing Education (DFINE) Postdoctoral Fellow (two openings)

The aim of Diversifying Faculty in Nursing Education (DFINE) is to increase the number of scholars from historically marginalized and underrepresented groups in nursing by providing a mentored post-doctoral experience to support the transition to a Loyola Nursing tenure track assistant professor position. This is a one-year postdoctoral fellowship position, renewable for a second year, with eligibility for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the third year.  See the DFINE Postdoctoral Fellowship Handbook for more information. 

We support the evolving NIH National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Strategic Plan and encourage applicants with programs of research based on these guiding principles: 
  • Is innovative, applies the most rigorous methods, and has the potential for the greatest impact on individual, community, and population health
  • Advances equity, diversity, and inclusion 
  • Tackles today’s pressing health challenges and stimulates discoveries to prepare for, prevent, or address tomorrow’s challenges
  • Discovers solutions to optimize health across clinical, community, and policy settings  

Inquiries about this position may be directed to the chairperson of the Search Committee: Dian Squire, PhD, dsquire@luc.edu

Complete an application here

Tenure Track/Tenured Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Exceptional and promising nurse researchers are invited to apply for tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher. The Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing enrolls over 1400 students across three sites and includes 71 full-time faculty. Programs include a BSN degree with 4 study options, a MSN degree in nursing and healthcare administration, a DNP degree with tracks for preparation in nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist roles, and a PhD in Nursing degree. We are dedicated to advancing nursing science to promote health equity through research focused on optimizing multilevel health outcomes of individuals, families, and communities; improving quality of healthcare and systems; and better understanding the human experience and mechanisms underlying health. 

We are looking for candidates with programs of research framed within one of these five research lenses included in the NINR Strategic Plan Framework: health equity, social determinants of health, population and community health, prevention and health promotion, and systems and models of care. 

A record of teaching, publications and experience with extramurally funded research grants is expected commensurate with stage of career. Appointments at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks are possible. For appointments at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, a substantial nationally recognized record of research, publication, teaching, and service meeting criteria for a tenured faculty position at the Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing will be required. 
For inquiries, please contact Jorgia Connor or Dian Squire, chairs of the MNSON Search Committee.
Part-Time Faculty

Part-time Clinical Instructors

Seeking part-time clinical instructors to teach pre-licensure BSN and ABSN students in the clinical settings of Pediatric, Obstetrical, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Medical-Surgical and Community Health Nursing.

Complete an application here. 



Coordinator of Clinical Placements

The Coordinator of Clinical Placements is part of the School of Nursing clinical placement team. This team is responsible for securing and coordinating clinical experiences and facilitating the onboarding of students and clinical instructors associated with all clinical courses. The Coordinator will be responsible for a portfolio of partnerships and students in one or more of the School's program tracks: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and nurse practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. The coordinator reports to the Director of Strategic Healthcare Partnerships and supports faculty directors and other School of Nursing leadership associated with the assigned portfolio. The position can be based on either the Lake Shore Campus or Health Sciences Campus with occasional travel between campuses and to partner sites.  

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Simulation Technician (Part-Time)

Under the direction of the Senior Director of the Center for Simulation, the Simulation Technician primarily provides overall support to the Clinical Simulation Learning Laboratory at the Lakeshore Campus through the set-up and implementation of educational sessions. Responsiblities include the operation of mid- and high-fidelity simulators, and the assembly and maintenance of basic medical equipment.

Position will be mostly based out of the Lakeshore Campus in Rogers Park, but will require occasional support of the Health Science Campus’ Center for Simulation Education as needed. Schedule will vary each Fall and Spring semester, and will include approximately 24 days at 7 hours per day each semester.

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The Center for Simulation Education Standardized Participant Program Coordinator position is full-time and based at the Health Sciences Campus in Maywood.  The role entails performing various administrative duties to maintain efficient and effective operations. Responsibilities include the recruitment and scheduling of all standardized participant exercises, management of the digital audio-visual system, and data entry of student performance.

Complete an application here