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Nursing, Assistant Professor or Lecturer

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Position Details

Title Nursing, Assistant Professor or Lecturer
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU East School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Position Summary

IU East at a Glance

Indiana University East, a regional campus of Indiana University, offers residents of eastern Indiana, western Ohio, and beyond a broad range of bachelor’s degrees and selected master’s degrees and certificates through its traditional main campus in Richmond, off-campus sites, and online program options. IU East values a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and intellectual perspectives among its faculty, staff, and students and in its contributions to the cultural and economic development of the communities it serves. Learn more about IU East.

Job Description

Indiana University East, Richmond, IN, invites applications for a Lecturer or tenure-track Assistant Professor for the School of Nursing, with a specialty in medical-surgical nursing, population health/community health nursing, and/or RN to BSN education, commencing August 1, 2017. Those with significant experience and matriculation in a doctoral program will be considered tenure-convertible position. Eligibility for licensure in Indiana is required. The environment offers the rich networking resources of Indiana University as well as advantages of a small, but growing, campus. Candidates for all full-time faculty positions must demonstrate a strong desire to excel in teaching and provide ongoing support for student success, in and out of the classroom with a diverse student and faculty community. Online delivery of programs is an increasingly important aspect of IU East enrollment strategy. Candidates for tenure-track positions must also have an interest in building a sustainable program of research, scholarship and/or creative activity.Learn more about the School of Nursing.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching and service in the community. Tenure-track employees expected to maintain an active program of research and scholarship.

Opportunity exists to teach in the BSN, RN to BSN mobility option, and MSN programs.

Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly and effectively. Use methods, materials, and technology appropriate to the subject matter.

Manage the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school and campus academic policies. Collect assessment data.

Demonstrate the ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse populations within the university and community.

Maintain consistent instructor presence in classroom spaces.

Basic Qualifications


  • Tenure-track position requires an earned doctorate in Nursing or related field.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, or significant progress in a MSN program, is required for the Lecturer position.
  • Significant experience and matriculation in a doctoral program considered for a tenure-convertible position.
  • Eligibility for licensure in Indiana required.
  • Three (3) years of practice as a registered nurse required.
  • Broad background in nursing practice and certification as Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) preferred.
  • To Apply

    To apply, please send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and contact information of three professional references. The letter of application should identify applicant’s area of expertise, address his or her commitment to teaching excellence, include his or her online teaching expertise, and explain his or her research agenda. Interested applicants should submit materials via this Indiana University Application System. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

    Department Contact for Questions

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    Additional Qualifications
    Salary and Rank Salary is commensurate with experience. The University offers an excellent benefits package. For more information, please click here.
    Special Instructions
    For Best Consideration Date
    Expected Start Date 08/01/2017
    OAA # EA-2016-0017

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. Will you hold a doctoral degree by the date indicated in the job advertisement?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you hear about this position?
      • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
      • Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
      • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
      • Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees
      • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
      • Announcement: Other Website

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Letter of Application
    Optional Documents
    1. Other
    2. List Of References