Nursing Faculty (F460)

Job description

Position Title: Nursing Faculty

Position Tracking Number: F460

School/College: School of Nursing

Department: MSN

Location: Azusa Campus


About APU:

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. As a leading Christian university in California, Azusa Pacific University grounds rigorous academics on a solid spiritual foundation. With an intentional focus on scholarship, faith integration, diversity, and internationalization, APU provides high-quality academic programs within a tight-knit community of disciples and scholars. APU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R2 Doctoral University, recognizing APU’s high level of research activity. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.


About the School of Nursing:

The Azusa Pacific School of Nursing encompasses a full spectrum of undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare nursing scholars for a lifetime of intellectual inquiry. With an APU nursing degree, graduates enter the health care field with a solid foundation in research, theory, clinical skills, and hands-on community service, setting them apart as leaders in their profession qualified to change the face of health care delivery. From bachelor’s, master’s degrees, and post-master’s credentials to personalized programs such as the LVN to RN, and the Entry-level Master’s (ELM) Program, to the Doctor of Nursing Practice and the PhD in Nursing, APU's nursing school leads the way in solving for the nation’s nurse shortage by educating top nursing professionals and educators at every level.


The School of Nursing invites applications for the following full-time faculty position. We offer the following programs: MSN including a variety of nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist tracks, post-MSN certificates, DNP, and PhD.:

  • A commitment to excellence in teaching, clinical practice, and research
  • Awareness of healthcare dynamics and changing nursing roles
  • Active engagement in curriculum and program development
  • Desire and ability to maintain an active research program
  • Enthusiastic advising /mentoring of students in coursework, research, and professional practice
  • Participate in program review and accreditation reporting
  • Participate in faculty governance
  • Maintain active role in NP or CNS clinical specialization
  • Generate creative ways of teaching and supporting learners
  • Skilled in utilizing a variety of teaching methods
  • Model a passion for learning and excellence in the classroom and clinical settings
  • Assist students in achieving competence in practice


Specialization: Clinical Specialization in Advanced Practice, Board Certified



  • This position will develop and teach undergraduate and pre-licensure graduate courses and contribute to the teaching and scholarship. Applicants should include evidence of high-quality teaching and also show potential for active research. Advanced practice nurses and those with a background in Genomics/Epigenomics, Vulnerable Populations/Health Disparities research, global nursing and healthcare, and those with an interest in Spirituality and Health are strongly encouraged to applyMay be needed to work at alternative Regional Campuses or Sites.


Level: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor


  • Earned doctorate from an accredited university in Nursing or closely related discipline. May consider a Masters Degree with extensive advanced practice clinical experience.Active California Registered Nurse license or eligible to acquire


Experience: Candidates require professional expertise and experience in coordination 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.
  • Self starter, 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, 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 on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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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Posted: 9/25/2020
Application Due: 4/1/2021
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