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Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing

Sioux Falls, SD


Hiring Company

Augustana University Website

Positions Available

Full Time

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Position Description

POSITION:  The Augustana University Nursing Department invites applications for tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor. A research doctorate in nursing or related discipline is preferred, as is graduate level course work mental health, child health, and/or adult/gero clinical specialty areas. Additional qualifications or interest in obtaining advanced practice certification as a CNS or NP is a plus. Support for research and completion of the research doctoral is available for eligible candidates.

DUTIES:  Successful applicants will demonstrate strong commitment to student-centered teaching excellence in an expanding nursing program within the context of the liberal arts. The learning environment offers state-of-the art active learning classrooms and high fidelity simulation laboratories. Opportunity exists to shape new educational programming at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as the research core in nursing. Courses to be taught are dependent on specialization and interests of the successful applicant.

Augustana’s progressive undergraduate nursing program is recognized for the excellence of its graduates and for its experienced, creative, and engaging faculty. The Department of Nursing has both a traditional baccalaureate program and an accelerated curriculum for students with BA/BS degrees. Planning for graduate education is in process. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research and collaboration with colleagues in health and life sciences, as well as in social science and the humanities. International study and exchange opportunities for students and faculty are a distinguishing feature of AU’s educational programming. The Nursing Department celebrates 75 years of excellence in nursing education.  The nursing program has had a first-time NCLEX pass rate of 95-100% for several years. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned research doctorate preferred, graduate level preparation and practice experience in a clinical specialty, teaching excellence, and a habit of scholarly productivity.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Send application letter indicating why you are interested in this position, curriculum vitae, a completed Augustana University employment application, the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three persons qualified to provide a reference, and brief statements of teaching philosophy, clinical interests, and research goals. Unofficial transcripts and reprints are welcome. Submit your application package electronically to: Official web site:

Contact Search Committee Chair with questions: Dr. Lynn White,, 605.274.5336.

Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD is a selective, residential University with approximately 1800 students, including a rapidly growing number of graduate and international students. Our location provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls is a dynamic, growing city (metro area of 230,000), and a major medical, retail, and financial center. Augustana, as a member of the ELCA consortium of colleges and universities, upholds the Lutheran tradition of excellence in education, and welcomes students and faculty of all faiths.

Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.

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