Faculty Position in the Department of Nursing

Harrisonburg, Virginia
May 04, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION: 0.75 FTE Annual Contract faculty position in the Department of Nursing 


QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate degree in nursing; teaching experience in nursing preferred; Christian faith with strong affinity for the values espoused by EMU that draw from its Anabaptist/Mennonite heritage; evidence of practice in the field; and ability to contribute to university and departmental service.


RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate nursing courses and medical-surgical clinical instruction in the Department of Nursing. Most courses and clinical will fall during the traditional Fall and Spring semesters, but some responsibilities could include classroom teaching or clinical instruction during the summer Accelerated Second Degree nursing program (negotiable).  Applicants must have a strong commitment to high quality teaching and be enthusiastic about mentoring and advising students. Engagement in ongoing scholar/nursing practice activity and departmental and university service is expected.


COMPENSATION: Nine‑month contract. Salary determined by education and experience. Eastern Mennonite University uses an annual contract review system for non-tenure-track positions.


APPOINTMENT DATE: Position begins mid-August 2017. EMU reserves the right to fill the position at any time or keep the position open.


INQUIRIES: Application review begins immediately. Applicants will be asked to respond to questions specific to EMU’s mission after the initial inquiry. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and three letters of reference to:


                                                Dr. Deirdre L. Smeltzer, Vice President and Undergraduate Academic Dean


                                                Eastern Mennonite University

                                                1200 Park Road

                                                Harrisonburg, VA  22802

                                                 (540) 432-4141


Eastern Mennonite University (www.emu.edu) is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. Eastern Mennonite University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. EMU conducts criminal background investigations as part of the hiring process.

EMU seeks faculty who have demonstrated or show promise of
-teaching excellence in a Christian liberal arts environment,
-a commitment to ongoing scholarship, and
-familiarity with and support for Anabaptist/Mennonite Christian faith practices.

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