Nursing (tenure-track)

Northwestern College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in the Department of Nursing to begin spring 2017.

Applicants must have a master’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of RN experience. The ideal candidate will hold an earned Ph.D. (or equivalent) with an established record of scholarship. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in classroom teaching, research, clinical experience as an RN/ARNP, and who hold (or are working toward) an earned doctorate.

Candidates must be able to teach undergraduate nursing courses and associated clinical in (1) community/public health and (2) mental health. The faculty member will also engage in research, advise students, serve on campus-wide committees, and fully participate in departmental assessment, reaccreditation and planning work.

The college’s BSN program is approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing and is accredited by CCNE.  Additionally, the online RN-BSN completion option has two cohorts of students in place.

The successful candidate will have an authentic Christian faith; interest in teaching within a theology of nursing framework; and support the college’s mission and identity as expressed in our Vision for LearningVision for Diversity and Christian identity statement.

Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. We seek faculty invested in teaching, a program of scholarly activity, and the mission of excellence in the liberal arts, as a vital expression of commitment to Christ’s redemptive work in the world. Accordingly, Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

Apply online below and send a letter of interest in which you (1) describe your teaching experience; and (2) interact with our Vision for Learning and Vision for Diversity. Include a current curriculum vitae/resume, and submit to

Review of applications will begin in September 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Applying to NWC

We accept applications only for current staff positions posted on our website. Applications for faculty positions are accepted on an ongoing basis. If you have a recent application on file with us, you may contact the human resources office to be considered for additional staff openings. Please update your application before applying for a new position. A completed and signed application is required for all open positions before an individual is considered an applicant. Resumes do not substitute for a completed application.

Current employees may submit a Transfer Request and submit a current resumé for this position.

Submit a letter of application, a resume or vitae, employment application and any additional required files to:

Mark Husbands
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Northwestern College
101 7th Street SW
Orange City, Iowa 51041

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