Nursing Faculty, Graduate (F405)

Job description

Position Tracking Number:  F405

School/College:  School of Nursing

Department: Nursing, Graduate Doctoral Studies

Location:  Azusa/Monrovia



The School of Nursing invites applications for full-time faculty positions with administrative responsibilities to lead both new and established programs. The School offers a variety of  programs including BSN, RN to BSN, Entry-Level Master’s, MSN with a variety of nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist tracks, education and administration, post-MSN certificates and fellowships, DNP, and PhD.


Successful candidates will offer the following:

  • A commitment to excellence in teaching 
  • Active engagement in curriculum development
  • Desire and ability to maintain an active research program and/or scholarly activities
  • Administrative/leadership skills appropriate to leading nursing education programs
  • Ability to develop and evaluate new and existing programs
  • Willingness to engage in recruitment of faculty and students
  • Enthusiastic mentoring of faculty
  • Participate in faculty and program governance
  • Generate creative ways of teaching and supporting learners

Specialization: Clinical specialization in Advanced Practice Nursing preferred


  • Responsibilities include providing leadership for the academic programs, program evaluation and accreditation activities, and student recruitment and retention. 
  • This position is also directly responsible for mentoring faculty to be successful in teaching, research and service to the University.
  • May work at alternative Regional Campuses or Sites.



Level: Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor/Professor


  • Earned doctorate in Nursing or closely related discipline
  • Active California Registered Nurse license and board certification (depending on specific position requirements)
  • Those with Advanced practice and/or those with a strong background in Genomics/Epigenomics, Informatics, Mental and Behavioral Health research are strongly encouraged to apply.

Experience:  Professional expertise and experience commensurate with specific position requirements.

Workload:  Full-time

Hire Date:  Open until filled.

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
  • Ability to collaborate with other faculty and staff and maintain collegial relations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.

Additional Information:  

Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at, to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, non-denominational, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate in any of its policies, practices, or procedures on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran. 



Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.



Application Procedure:


To apply, visit Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.





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Job No: F405
Posted: 9/20/2019
Application Due: 11/19/2019
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