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Nursing Faculty, Mental Health/Community Nursing

Tulane University
New Orleans

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Nursing Faculty, Mental Health/Community Nursing

New Orleans
Open Date:
Aug 16, 2023

Tulane University Program of Nursing is seeking to fill a faculty nurse educator position with experience in psychiatric mental health OR community health nursing.  The proposed Tulane Program of Nursing has received step one approval through the Louisiana state board of nursing.

Position is located in the New Orleans Metropolitan area.  Position is on the Educational (non tenure) track. Candidate will receive academic appointment at Tulane University School of Medicine at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, dependent on previous academic accomplishments and experience (following the School of Medicine and University Personnel and Honors review/approval.)

Responsibilities include developing instructional material in a hybrid format for baccalaureate level nursing courses, related to the specialty area assigned.  In concert with the Dean of the Program and the Director of Curriculum & Academic Affairs, participate in the development of the curriculum, implementation, and evaluation processes for the program to ensure alignment with professional standards and best practices in nursing education; collaborate to develop academic standards, student policies, and clinical procedure guidelines; and participate fully in departmental initiatives to support the mission of the Program of Nursing. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate effective teaching at the baccalaureate level, including the practice of active and engaged learning strategies, and will provide supervision of students in direct patient care experiences, as well as simulated and skills laboratory-based experiences. Candidates will evaluate student clinical performance according to established criteria and course objectives, advise students on academic curricula, demonstrate a commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment for students, as well as demonstrate the scholarship of teaching through meaningful involvement in presentations and/or publications annually. Candidates will also provide service to the University, community and profession. 

Eligibility for a Louisiana RN license; a minimum of a master's degree in nursing, doctorate degree preferred in nursing or related field. 

2 years of clinical experience in psychiatric mental health OR community health nursing and a strong background in nursing education.

Excellent clinical skills and a commitment to excellence in patient care.

Application Instructions:

Please submit an application using Interfolio via the "Apply Now" button.

If you have any questions about the application process please contact the Dean for the Program in Nursing, Brenda Douglas at

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ , those living with disabilities, and veterans.  

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity and creating a community and culture that fosters a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO and will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law.  It is important to us to intentionally seek candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

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