Assistant Professor – Nursing

 
 
 

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Assistant Professor – Nursing

The Nylen School of Nursing at Morningside University is seeking applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in Nursing Education. This position is a nine-month appointment beginning August 12, 2024.

Teaching duties:

  • Teaching load is 24 credits per academic year plus a May Term every three years.
  • Teaching responsibilities include theory and clinical courses with an emphasis in simulation in the undergraduate BSN program.

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in the field of Nursing is required, doctorate degree preferred.  Certification or extensive experience in Simulation pedagogy.  Must be licensed as an RN and eligible to practice in the state of Iowa.

Morningside, a private university located in Sioux City, Iowa, is admired for both its rich, connected campus community and exceptional active learning experiences. Established in 1894, the university has been led by its 13th president Dr. Albert Mosley since 2022 and is nestled within a serene 69-acre park-like campus in the heart of Iowa’s fourth largest city. Morningside also offers academic environments at its 77-acre learning farm and at the Sioux Gateway Airport for its School of Aviation. The institution serves a community of approximately 2,300 students from almost all 50 states and more than 30 countries.

As a testament to its learning outcomes, more than 80% of undergraduate students have engaged in an internship, externship, student teaching, or preceptorship upon graduation, and for more than a decade 99% of students have gone on to a job or graduate school in their field of study within six months of graduation.

Residential undergraduate students can expect a tranquil and secure campus environment, propelling personal and professional growth. Student life includes around 50 student-led clubs and organizations, a wide array of visual and performing arts opportunities, and 28 varsity sports that regularly receive conference and national recognition. Morningside is also proud to serve as a regional resource for the Siouxland area, offering a variety of on-campus events and activities for students, alumni, and the community at large. Learn more at morningside.edu

Review of applications for the position will begin immediately and will continue until filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by May 31, 2024.  Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. Successful completion of a background check and education verification are required. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, religion, creed, race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, national origin, or other characteristics protected by state and federal law. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Director of Human Resources at welp@morningside.edu.

Apply on-line only by submitting an email to facultysearch@morningside.edu entering Nursing Search in the subject line and attaching a PDF or Microsoft Word files for the following documents: A cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a brief statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation. If the letters of recommendation are not included in the application, they must be submitted electronically to the “facultysearch” email address provided above. Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Jackie Barber, Dean of the Nylen School of Nursing, a: barber@morningside.edu, 712-274-5297.

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