Nursing Faculty Needed

Graceland University School of Nursing is seeking applications to fill full-time, 12-month contract, Graduate Nursing Faculty positions on the Independence Campus to begin Jan 1, 2018.

The positions are:   

  • Certified Advanced Practice Nurse (APN): Family, Adult, Gerontology or Acute Care
  • Experienced Nurse Educator with advanced preparation in curriculum & instruction;
  • Experienced Nurse Educator with advanced preparation in research and/or clinical scholarship.

The successful candidates will possess a MSN & APN certification, or a terminal degree in nursing or related field (PhD, DNP); two years of experience in clinical nursing; current license to practice professional nursing in Missouri and Iowa (current license in other states as required to supervise students in clinical rotations and/or additional approvals for advanced practice as required); academic preparation commensurate with the area in which they teach; on-campus presence as required to fulfill faculty responsibilities. Graduate online teaching experience in nursing or a related field is preferred.

Faculty are expected to fully participate in the academic life of the institution by following expectations set forth in the University Faculty Personnel Policy and the School of Nursing Bylaws. Graduate nursing faculty serve under a 12-month contract that includes three 16 week trimesters per year. Faculty workload distribution (teaching, service, scholarship/practice) varies and is negotiated annually with the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs. Regular on-campus presence is required to fulfill responsibilities of the faculty role.  

Qualified applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and current Curriculum Vitae with references by Oct 30, 2017 online to