Faculty in Nursing



Faculty in Nursing


Nursing Faculty – Full-time

College of Nursing

The mission of the College of Nursing is to provide a quality nursing education and prepare nurses who excel in clinical practice by providing patient and family centered care in the context of Christlike behavior. NNU’s College of Nursing offers the following degree programs:

  • Pre-licensure RN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • RN to BSN program - online 
  • MSN in Leadership & Education - online
  • MSN Family Nurse Practitioner - online 

The BSN and MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 

Description of Position
We are seeking an experienced RN to join the full-time faculty in our pre-licensure RN program. This individual will actively participate in the College of Nursing embracing the vision of a commitment to excellence in a student-centered environment. The work of the nurse educator at NNU is a calling to servant leadership with a focus on serving others.


Essential Functions

  • Teaching face to face classes in the pre-licensure RN program
  • Collaborating with colleagues in the healthcare community and university as appropriate
  • Engaging in course development and curriculum revisions as indicated
  • Precepting undergraduate students in the clinical setting
  • Developing, revising or engaging in simulation learning activities
  • Academic advising of undergraduate students
  • Serving on nursing accreditation and assessment committees
  • Providing meaningful serve to the community and to the profession


Minimum Qualifications

  • Current experience in acute care medical/surgical setting or closely related specialty
  • Earned Master’s in Nursing Education
  • Experience in nursing education
  • Evidence of a Christian commitment and church involvement


Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) or PhD in related field
  • Experience in nursing education in academic or acute care setting
  • Certified Nurse Educator Certification (CNE)
  • Experience developing and teaching courses in face to face or online environment


The salary is determined by the educational background and experience of each applicant. Full-time faculty will be offered access to a benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance for employee and family, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending plan, health savings account, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, opportunities for professional development, sabbatical experiences, and a retirement program.

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
  • Resume
  • Letter of reference from current pastor
  • Two current letters of recommendation from professional associates

For Faculty positions, also include:

  • Statement describing your philosophy of Christian higher education
  • Statement describing your philosophy of teaching

Send, fax or email a complete application packet to:

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

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

Reviewed 25 Jul, 2022

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).