Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

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Adjunct Clinical Faculty

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy College in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Saint Xavier serves approximately 4,000 students at its campuses in Chicago and Orland Park. The University offers 43 undergraduate and 40 graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing, as well as a variety of program options in continuing education and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

Position Type: Faculty
Position Category: Faculty
School: School of Nursing
Position Scheduling: Part Time
Function: The School of Nursing is seeking an adjunct clinical faculty to work with a team of experienced faculty members to provide clinical instruction for undergraduate nursing students. Faculty will be expected to instruct students once a week at a clinical site.
Qualifications: A master’s degree in nursing and excellence in teaching. While all qualified individuals are invited to apply, applicants with expertise in advanced medical surgical nursing, mental health nursing and maternal-child are especially encouraged to apply.
Start Date: 1/8/2018
Description of Hours: Per course
Temporary Position: Yes
Length of Temporary Position: 15 week semester
Items to Include:
Cover Letter
Three References
Curriculum Vitae
Contact Information: Qualified applicants should electronically submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Associate Dean Zepure Samawi at Please send official transcripts and three letters of recommendation via U.S. mail addressed to:

Zepure Samawi, PhD, RN, Fulbright Scholar
Professor and Associate Dean
for Undergraduate Nursing
School of Nursing
Saint Xavier University
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

Understanding of and appreciation for the Catholic identity and Mercy heritage of the University required.
Saint Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity.  EOE/M/F/D/V