Assistant Professor Nursing - tenure track

Position Details

Position Information

NBAPOSN Title Faculty
Working Title Assistant Professor Nursing - tenure track
Brief Position Overview

Teach nursing courses in both the ASN and the RN to BSN (online) nursing programs. The ASN program requires teaching didactic lectures, laboratory skills, and clinical courses for the advanced medical surgical specialty areas. The position will teach approximately 24 semester credit hours of classes per year.

Faculty Tenure Track Yes
Faculty Rank Assistant
Position Number
Department Nursing
Division College of Education, Arts & Sciences, and Nursing
Appointment Type Faculty
Contract Term Academic Year
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FLSA Exempt
Union Affiliation Federation of Teachers
Benefits Eligible Yes
Compensation Annual
Salary Commensurate with credentials and experience.
Contract Type MUS
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Recruitment Type Open
Position Details

General Statement

Teach nursing courses in the associate degree (on campus) and RN to BSN (online) nursing programs as well as provide clinical instruction in medical surgical (adult health), maternal, pediatric, and/or mental health nursing. Effective teaching is the primary mission of this position and MSU Northern.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. The ASN program requires teaching didactic lectures, laboratory skills, and clinical courses for the advanced medical surgical specialty areas.
2. Nursing faculty continuously assess, develop, implement, and review the MT State-Wide ASN and RN-BSN Completion curricula in order to prepare students adequately for the evidence based nursing practice and challenges within all aspects of the nursing field.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

A Graduate degree in Nursing from a nationally accredited program; or a BSN with a written plan that addresses no more than five years to earn the Graduate degree in Nursing. Hold a current unencumbered Montana Board of Nursing licensure, or licensure from COMPACT state; Background in nursing education with emphasis in physical assessment, nursing process, and nursing practice. Three year full-time work experience in accredited health care facility as a Registered Nurse; Minimum of three years university based setting teaching experience or health care teaching experiences.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

MSN prepared in a nurse’s related field.
Experience in distance education including interactive television and web-based course delivery.

The Successful Candidate Will
Special Requirements
Physical Demands
The Program
The Department
The College
This position has supervisory duties? No
Posting Detail Information

Announcement Number 2017-18-F00004P
Number of Vacancies 2
Desired Start Date August 15, 2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 07/20/2017
Close Date
Until an adequate pool is established No
Special Instructions Summary
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Diversity Statement

Montana State University-Northern is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University -Northern makes reasonable accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU-Northern provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference or request accommodation, contact the Office of Human Resources, PO Box 7751, Montana State University-Northern, Havre, MT 59501; 406-265-4147;

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

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