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Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK

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Education, Teacher Education, Health & Medical, Nursing
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Assistant Professor
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing

School of Community Health Sciences, Counseling & Counseling Psychology


Fall 2024


POSITION: The Nursing Program within Oklahoma State University’s College of Education and Human Sciences is seeking applicants for a Clinical Assistant Professor at the main campus in Stillwater starting July 2023.  The successful applicant will join a collaborative team of faculty who work with and mentor our undergraduate nursing students.  We are interested in scholars who have experience and interest in working with interdisciplinary teams of health professionals on educational projects. This position requires a commitment to providing a quality learning experience for nursing students in the classroom, lab, and clinical settings. The position requires an experienced nurse clinician and nurse educator who holds a registered nursing license in the state of Oklahoma. This individual shall possess at least a master’s degree in nursing. This individual is expected to complete instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission and policies of the university, college, and program. The candidate must be willing to teach courses in a variety of delivery formats (face-to-face, hybrid, online) as needed, with potential of some evening and/or weekend hours. Participation in program meetings, committees, and other service activities is expected.



Teaching and Service Responsibilities

·         Perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in conformity with the mission, policies and procedures of the program, college, university and accrediting agencies;

·         Evaluate and document student assignments, learning, skills, and abilities promptly;

·         Serve as a resource person in areas of expertise and to other faculty and personnel of the community;

·         Act as advisor to nursing students for the promotion of excellence in academic and clinical practice;

·         Serve the university, college, and program, including committee work as appropriate;

·         Adhere to all policies within the Oklahoma State University as well as program specific policies;

·         Participate in university activities and professional organizations as a member;

·         Aid in completion of the program assessments and accreditation requirements;

·         Serve in student recruiting and retention efforts for the program;

·         Participate in curriculum implementation, revision, and evaluation;

·         Participate in professional development commensurate with program needs;

·         Other duties as assigned.


Clinical Responsibilities

·         Assist in arranging orientation periods and clinical schedule for each rotation;

·         Be on-site and provide supervision and evaluation of students during clinical;

·         Communicate with facility staff regarding student competencies, responsibilities, and performance;

·         Assign patients for student delivery of nursing care;

·         Evaluate clinical sites;

·         Collaborate with other faculty to ensure student performance is satisfactory and experiences are appropriate;

·         Provide timely feedback to students;

·         Adhere to policies of the university, program, and facility regarding clinical.



·         Unencumbered Oklahoma RN license or multi-state compact;

·         Master’s degree in nursing

·         Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a registered nurse;

·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills;

·         Sufficient physical health and mobility to instruct students in various clinical and lab settings;

·         Ability to meet clinical agency immunization requirements and keep current with clinical facility requirements.



·         Terminal degree in nursing

·         Successful undergraduate teaching experience

·         Experience with simulated learning experiences

·         Proficiency with current online education software and delivery methods


SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will be commensurate with education, experience, qualifications and contingent on available funding. Benefits include comprehensive medical and retirement plans. Information on benefits can be found at



Our area offers unique teaching, research, and outreach opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration with Health Education and Promotion, Gender Studies, Educational Psychology, School Psychology, K-12 education faculty, and the McNair Scholars program on campus. In the community, there are opportunities to work with underserved populations such as American Indians, gender identity minorities and/or sexual/affectional orientation minorities, and both rural-based and urban populations in and around Stillwater, and nearby Tulsa and Oklahoma City. The Counseling and Counseling Psychology programs have strong local connections to school systems and community-based agencies.  


Oklahoma State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher education with an enrollment of more than 26,000 students. The University offers 91 programs of study leading to a bachelor’s degree, 70 master’s programs and 46 programs at the doctoral level. OSU’s main campus in Stillwater (pop. 47,000) is roughly 60-70 miles from both the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metropolitan areas.

For more information about Oklahoma State University, you may wish to view OSU's website at

The College of Education and Human Sciences includes 7 academic units, 172 faculty, and nearly 200 full-time staff. Additional information regarding the College of Education and Human Sciences may be found at


APPLICATION INFORMATION: For full consideration, application materials must be received by March 4, 2024, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, sample of published writings, and contact information for three professional references to For questions about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Alana Cluck, Assistant Professor/Director,


 Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

 Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit


Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that prepares students for success. Orange is the Answer. Through leadership and service, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation and the world. OSU has more than 35,000 students across its five-campus system with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 264,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world. 

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) is part of the modern land-grant system of Oklahoma State University. OSU-OKC is a two-year public institution, offering more than 50 degrees and certificate options. Through quality education, a supportive environment, leadership training and service opportunities, OSU-OKC trains students to work and educates them to lead. OSU-OKC graduates are found throughout the community serving as police officers, firefighters, nurses, teachers, healthcare professionals and business owners.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression,  national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

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