Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing

  • Goshen College
  • Goshen, IN
  • May 31, 2021
Full time Nursing

Job Description

Goshen College invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing with expertise in pysch/mental health, nursing health assessment, and/or medical surgical nursing. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in clinical practice and teaching. In addition to teaching, the position includes advising and mentoring an increasingly diverse student body and supporting departmental professional activities.

The department offers four programs of study: basic baccalaureate, degree completion, family nurse practitioner at the master's level, and the doctor of nursing practice. This position will be housed primarily within the basic baccalaureate program with the possibility of a course or two within the degree completion program. The department of nursing, a CCNE accredited institution, has provided baccalaureate nursing education for over sixty years. The department of nursing is highly regarded for preparing excellent, culturally sensitive, clinically skillful nurses well-grounded in theory and able to think critically.

Goshen College is a teaching college and all teaching faculty serve on institution-wide committees to assist with advising, as well as recruiting prospective students. Candidates must be interested in working closely with students and fellow faculty members as part of a small, vibrant campus and community.

Essential Functions:
  • Prepare course syllabi for assigned courses in collaboration with department chair and program directors
  • Teach assigned courses with engaging learning practices
  • Provide supervision in the clinical setting with quality and safety practices
  • Mentor students through advising and professional development
  • Participate in department, school, and college meetings
  • Pursue appropriate professional development opportunities and scholarly activities
Education and Experience:
  • Qualifications:
    • Master's degree in nursing required with strong interest in pursuing doctoral studies (partial tuition assistance may be available).
    • Unencumbered Indiana Nursing license
    • Doctorate in nursing or doctoral candidate preferred
    • Demonstration of excellence in clinical practice
    • Teaching experience or leadership experience preferred
    • Commitment to working with diverse populations
    • Commitment to the mission and core values of Goshen College
  • Skills:
    • Excellent aptitude and ability in teaching and clinical practice
    • Ability to establish positive working relationships with colleagues and students
    • Contribute knowledge and ideas to department and college endeavors
    • Collaborative teaching style
Physical Demands:

Using computers and other office equipment, mobility around campus, travel and clinical supervision at practice partner sites.

Work Environment/Environmental Conditions:

Mostly inside/office conditions; Temperatures are usually moderate; artificial lighting; some exposure to dust and molds. Using computers and other office equipment; moving around campus, inside and outside.

All of the essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation . All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirement. Individuals may be required to perform other job-related instructions as requested by the supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation . This position description is not all-inclusive and may change at the option of the supervisor or department head. Any major change will result in the position being reviewed for reclassification.

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Please be sure to provide all required materials noted below, as incomplete applications may not be considered. Application materials may be attached to the Faculty Information Form or sent electronically to

  • Complete the online Faculty Information Form
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three professional letters of reference
  • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies acceptable in the application process with official transcripts required for employment)

Review of applications will begin May 30, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. With a commitment to building a diverse faculty and staff, underrepresented persons are encouraged to apply.

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