Principal Faculty-Nursing

Missouri, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 30, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

School: The School of Health Sciences

Position Type: Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

Reports to: Program Director

Purpose: Teaching (Primary), Coordination and Supervision of Individual Courses


The Principal Faculty will:

  • Support the mission, vision, and ideals of the College and the Nursing program.
  • Engage in teaching, scholarship, and service activities as defined in the Faculty Personnel Policies and the Constitution of the Corporate Faculty.
  • Serve as principal faculty in the Nursing program with assigned teaching duties based on background and experience in class, clinical, laboratory, and simulation settings.
  • Provide academic advisement to Nursing students
  • Develop courses and teach undergraduate Nursing
  • Oversee the clinical, laboratory, and simulation learning experiences
  • Develop and pursue a research and scholarly agenda engaging students
  • Contribute to accreditation and registration requirements
  • Facilitate program assessment and evaluation
  • Provide service to the college and profession
  • Assist in the development and evaluation of curricula and programs


Qualifications and Experience

Education and Experience:


  • Current active licensure to practice professional nursing in Missouri and has never been disciplined in any jurisdiction.
  • MS in Nursing from an Accredited College or University that includes a clinical component.
  • Experience teaching at the collegiate or university level.
  • Ability and clinical experience across more than one specialty area.
  • Record of clinical experience, more than 3 years.
  • Ability to flex teaching style to a wide-variety of learners.
  • Excellent collaborative and interpersonal communication skills.

Highly Desired:

  • DNP or PhD in Nursing from an Accredited College or University.
  • Doctoral research experience.
  • Experience teaching baccalaureate level nursing, prelicensure.
  • Experience with accreditation and program assessment.
  • Experience in engaging undergraduate students in research opportunities.
  • Specialty certification.
  • Multiple areas of expertise including medical-surgical nursing.

Stephens College offers excellent benefits, including vacation/holiday/sick pay, health/dental/life insurance, tuition waiver and College-paid retirement plan.