Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

Tenure-Track | Teach Undergraduate Courses | Advising

The Department of Nursing at Briar Cliff University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with a start date of August 2024. This will be a nine-month appointment during the academic year. The position includes teaching responsibilities, clinical supervision, and coordination with other faculty. The University offers CCNE-accredited BSN, MSN for family, adult gerontological primary care, and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, and DNP programs.

In a wide variety of situations, the candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and problem-solving skills. The position will primarily teach in the undergraduate, pre-licensure BSN program. Candidates for this position must have earned a master’s degree in nursing and be eligible for licensure in Iowa. Preference will be given to individuals with an earned doctorate. Primary responsibilities include teaching in the undergraduate program and working with students in simulated and clinical experiences. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic Franciscan University.

Perched on a scenic hilltop in northwest Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 1100 students. Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all. Grounded in faith and the pursuit in higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ resumes—it shapes their character.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should provide:

  • a curriculum vitae
  • cover letter
  • graduate transcript(s)
  • the names and contact information for three references

Briar Cliff University is an equal opportunity employer. 

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