Adjunct Faculty in Nursing

Department of Nursing
Adjunct Faculty in Nursing

Northwest Nazarene University
Northwest Nazarene University (NNU), a comprehensive Christian university with a rich liberal arts tradition, is located in Nampa, Idaho. The university's location in the southwest part of the state allows easy access to local ski resorts, mountain hiking, and river rafting. The proximity to Boise, the state's capital, offers cultural amenities such as the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra, Boise Master Chorale, Opera Idaho, Ballet Idaho, Riverside Jazz Orchestra, and the Boise Art Museum. The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. NNU has been rated by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top master's level universities in the west. The university is affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene.

Department of Nursing
The Department of Nursing at NNU offers a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing with a nursing education track. The Bachelor of Science program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Students entering the BSN program are required to have a strong background in the arts and sciences before being admitted into the Nursing program. The BSN program consists of six semesters of nursing.  The Department of Nursing is housed in the new Thomas Family Health and Science Center and has two new labs equipped with state-of-the-art simulation.

Position Description
The Department of Nursing is seeking to fill an adjunct nursing faculty position in the BSN program.  The area of focus is Medical/Surgical Nursing.

Master's level preferred.  Candidates need to be proficient in the clinical skills required for practice in this area.  Candidates are to have a high level of integrity, and personal responsibility must be verified.  Candidates must demonstrate both written and verbal skills, and effective interpersonal relationship skills.  The university requires that all candidates have a Christian perspective (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and must be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle values of NNU.  Candidates are asked to respond to the information items listed on the NNU Christian Mission requirements link below.  Northwest Nazarene University embraces diversity and therefore encourages all who are qualified to apply.

The salary will be determined by the educational background and experience of each applicant.

Application Process
To be considered for this position, a complete application packet must be received.  A complete application packet will include the following:

Please submit your complete application packet to:

Office of Human Resources
623 S. University Blvd.
Nampa, ID  83686 
or e-mail to hr(at)

Your complete application packet will be forwarded to the appropriate department.  If you are selected for potential employment you will be contacted directly by the department.  Transcripts and letters of reference may be required upon hiring.   

Employment at Northwest Nazarene University is contingent upon the results of an independent background check.

Posted 11/13/13.

Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted, and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, sections 702-703, United States Civil Rights act of 1964 as amended).