Assistant Professor - Pediatric Nursing, Phoenix Campus

  • Creighton University
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Nursing

Job Description

Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Requisition #: 210644

The College of Nursing is seeking a tenure or non-tenure track faculty appointment for a 12- month, full-time, pediatric nursing position for its BSN program. This position is for the College's Phoenix campus serving over 650 BSN students as well as over 300 students in its graduate program. The candidate must have experience in acute care pediatric settings with the flexibility to supervise students in community-based settings.

Responsibilities include the teaching/supervision of undergraduate students in pediatric settings, curriculum development, and academic advising. Other faculty responsibilities include those associated with service and scholarship commensurate with the College of Nursing and university expectations. 

The College of Nursing offers programs at the baccalaureate (BSN), masters (MSN), doctoral (DNP), and post-graduate APRN certificate levels. Creighton University College of Nursing offers programs at its Omaha, Grand Island, and Phoenix campus locations.

The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, doctor of nursing practice degree, and the post-graduate certificate APRN programs at Creighton University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( 

Rank and salary are commensurate with experience.

Potential candidates for an Assistant Professor are encouraged to review the Faculty Handbook at: /user/GeneralCounsel/docs/Faculty_Handbook_2016__complete_.pdf


The candidate must possess at least a master's degree in nursing and 2 years of clinical nursing experience in pediatric nursing. An earned doctorate or enrollment in a doctoral program is preferred. Ideally, the candidate will have experience in classroom and simulation instruction and clinical supervision. The candidate must have a current unencumbered license to practice as an RN in the state of Arizona, or eligibility for licensure.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;

Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;

Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications

Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 - 100%

Hearing: 75-100%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 - 100%

Travel: No and Yes

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No and Yes

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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