Nursing Faculty: Primary Care Nursing (FNP), Master of Science in Nursing, School of Nursing

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Job Title: Nursing Faculty, Primary Care Nursing (FNP), Master of Science in Nursing

POSITION SUMMARY: The Indiana Wesleyan University School of Nursing (SON) invites applications from doctorally prepared candidates for a full-time faculty position with primary teaching responsibilities within the Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner program. Well-qualified candidates will be certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) clinically experienced, and demonstrate a commitment to teaching and practice.

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Dean, Division of Masters Nursing with supervision by the Assoociate Dean of Nurse Practitioner Programs.


    Full-time teaching (21 credits) in the Division of Graduate Nursing, online with some onsite teaching possible.Assist to keep curricula current and evidence-based through knowledge of The Essentials of Master’s Education for Advanced Practice and the appropriate professional standards. Supervise and evaluate student progress to ensure a positive and favorable learning environment and facilitate student success.Engage in scholarly/professional development activities to maintain currency in the scholarship of the discipline. Maintain clinical practice, not to exceed 15 hours per week.Participate in service to the university, SON, and division by involvement on committees and councils, and attendance at graduations, as schedule.Additional responsibilities include mentoring and evaluation of students and adjunct faculty as needed.


According to Indiana Wesleyan University’s employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Education: Earned doctorate preferred with advanced degree in nursing required (Masters or Doctorate required)


    Teaching and instructional strategies for the online and onsite classroom/environment.Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.Knowledge of principles, methods, and current developments in the field of nursing, including the ability to document expertise in area(s) of teaching responsibility and knowledge of the content delivery method.Ability to communicate and problem-solve professionally while maintaining confidentiality of vital information.

Required Skills:

    Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and have evidence of five years of clinical practice. Faculty must maintain an active, unencumbered, RN license and appropriate certification in their state of residence.(Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky, (southern) Michigan, and (eastern) Illinois are desirable.Due to the distance nature of this position, remote accessibility is needed to accomplish duties and responsibilities of the position. Therefore, a stipend for a home office is provided to the employee.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2). According to the Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Posted: 9/6/2019
Application Due: 12/11/2019
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