Faculty Member in Nursing

NORTHWEST NAZARENE UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF ARTS, HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES,
DEPARTMENT OF NURSING
Faculty Member in Nursing

Northwest Nazarene University
Northwest Nazarene University, a comprehensive Christian university, offers over 60 areas of study, 19 master's degrees in seven different disciplines and one doctoral degree. In addition to its 85-acre campus located in Nampa, Idaho, the University also offers programs online as well as in Boise, Idaho Falls, McCall, Twin Falls and in cooperation with programs in 10 countries. Founded in 1913, the university now serves over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 6,000 continuing education students, and 2,300 high school students through the concurrent credit program. NNU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and 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 sponsored by 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, an RN-BS, Nursing completion program and a Master’s of Science in Nursing degree with an emphasis on leadership and education. All nursing programs at NNU are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Description of Position
The Department of Nursing is seeking to fill a full-time nursing faculty position to begin fall of 2014. Doctoral prepared faculty may also teach in the graduate program and previous experience in online teaching is preferred.

Qualifications
Doctoral preparation preferred, master’s level will be considered.  All levels of rank will be considered. Strong candidates will possess proven abilities in the classroom at the baccalaureate level and/or graduate level. Previous experience in online teaching would be an advantage. Candidates are to have a high level of integrity. Candidates must demonstrate both written and verbal skills, effective interpersonal relationship skills, and evidence of leadership in the profession. 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. Northwest Nazarene University embraces diversity and therefore encourages all who are qualified to apply.

Compensation
The salary will be determined based on the educational background and experience of the candidate. Full-time faculty will be offered access to a benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance for employee and family, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, tuition benefits for the employee and dependents, opportunities for professional development, sabbatical experiences, and an excellent retirement plan.

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

  • Letter of interest
  • NNU Application form
  • Curriculum vita
  • Responses to the NNU Christian Mission link
  • Statement describing your philosophy of Christian higher education
  • Statement describing your philosophy of teaching
  • Two reference letters from professional assocuates
  • One pastor's reference letter
  • Transcripts (unofficial are okay for the hiring process, official required upon hire)

Send, fax or email a completed application packet to:

Office of Human Resources
Northwest Nazarene University
623 S. University Blvd.
Nampa, ID 83686
Phone: (208) 467-8036
Fax: (208) 467-8587
Email: hr(at)nnu.edu

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

Posted 12/13/13. Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until position filled.

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).