Marcella Niehoff Endowed Chair for Nursing Research
Loyola University Chicago
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 25297
Job Description Summary:
The Loyola University Chicago 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 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.
·Research-focused doctoral in nursing or a related field
·Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Illinois
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.