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. 

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Full-Time Faculty

Marcella Niehoff Endowed Chair for Nursing Research

The Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) seeks a dynamic, distinguished nurse scientist to serve as the Marcella Niehoff Endowed Chair for Nursing Research. The Endowed Chair will shape research development in the MNSON, foster a spirit of inquiry, and mentor others to advance funded research programs, thereby enhancing the MNSON and Loyola University Chicago's (LUC) distinction and impact. 

Reporting directly to the Dean of the MNSON, the Endowed Chair is expected to support the mission and move forward the vision of the MNSON and the University, contribute to the MNSON and University goals for inclusive excellence, and serve as a model to faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and students.   

Specifically, the Endowed Chair is expected to:  

  • Maintain an active program of federally funded research as principal investigator
  • Facilitate collaborative research within the MNSON and across academic departments and external organizations (i.e. community-based, governmental, and health care/service provision entities)
  • Enhance research innovation, development, and training
  • Represent and support research excellence and the renowned reputation of the MNSON within LUC, regionally, nationally, and internationally
  • Develop strategic initiatives to recruit and retain research-intensive faculty, research teams, fellows, and doctoral students

Inquiries about this position may be directed to the chairpersons of the search committee: Lisa Burkhart, PhD, RN, ANEF, (eburkha@luc.edu), and Jorgia Connor, PhD, RN (jconnor3@luc.edu).

Learn more and complete an application here

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. 



Project Coordinator

This project coordinator position provides project management support for innovative partnerships, academic practice partnerships, and inclusive excellence initiatives which includes coordinating meetings and events, producing and distributing correspondence, drafting presentations and reports, and processing contractual agreements with hospitals, clinics and community organizations/agencies. Duties also include overseeing daily operations of the Community Nursing Center, assisting the director with developing community partnerships for students' clinical experiences, and coordinating a schedule for students' visits to community sites. Strong abilities to utilize various software applications and technology is required to assist with website updates, newsletter development, Sakai site maintenance and more.

The position is based at the Lake Shore Campus.  Occasional travel to the Health Sciences Campus in Maywood may be required. 

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The Center for Simulation Education Standardized Participant Program Educator position is full-time and based at the Health Sciences Campus in Maywood. The role entails performing various training and administrative duties to maintain an efficient and effective operation. Responsiblities include recruiting and training standardized participants in case portrayal, feedback delivery, and use of assessment tools and management software for over 200 sessions per year. Quality improvement using analysis of reliability and validity data is essential. Session learners include undergraduate and graduate medical and nursing education, social work, and outside physician groups. 

Complete an application here