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Area: Department of Graduate Nursing
Start Date: August 17, 2020

The Nylen School of Nursing at Morningside College is seeking applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in Nursing Education, to serve in the Department of Graduate Nursing. The appointment will begin August 17, 2020. 

Teaching duties:

  • Teaching load is 20-22 credits per academic year of online and practicum teaching in Graduate Nursing courses.

Qualifications: A Doctorate degree in the field of Nursing is required.  Must be board certified as an Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and licensed to practice as an APRN in the state of Iowa or eligible for licensure.

Morningside is a private college located in Sioux City, IA, recognized for providing undergraduate students with exceptional active learning experiences on a beautiful 69-acre residential campus. The college is also well regarded for its online graduate programs, flexible post-baccalaureate programs, and an online bachelor’s degree completion option. 

Morningside offers more than 65 areas of study for undergraduates, as well as graduate programs in nursing or education, including a 100% online Doctor of Nursing Practice program.  Total enrollment is approximately 2,700 students from nearly all 50 states and almost 20 countries. 

Morningside offers robust study abroad and May Term programs that give students the ability to customize their education and access a global network of opportunities. The college is also home to 28 athletic teams that are often competitive at a national level, visual and performing arts, more than 50 clubs and organizations, and other well-established active learning options that engage students outside the traditional classroom setting. Learn more at morningside.edu. Morningside College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.

Screening for the position will begin immediately and continue until filled. Apply on-line only by submitting an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. entering “Nursing Search” in the subject line, and attaching PDF or Microsoft Word files for the following documents: cover letter, current curriculum vitae, current transcripts, 1-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Questions about the position may be addressed to Jackie Barber, Dean of the Nylen School of Nursing, (712-274-5297 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

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