Teaching Professor ABSN Program 998402


Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal art and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission . We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives.

To be considered for the teaching professor position, candidates will have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Nursing. A current, active, unencumbered RN license in the state of Ohio is required. The candidate must be a Registered Nurse with a minimum of four years of experience in the practice of nursing. Candidates must be academically prepared in Adult Medical/Surgical nursing and/or have demonstrated clinical practice and expertise in Adult Medical/Surgical nursing. Two years of teaching in a university setting is preferred for candidates. Curriculum development in nursing education and experience with hybrid and online pedagogy is desired. Experience using simulation is a plus.

Candidates should possess excellent communication, strong organizational, and leadership skills. Preferred candidates display knowledge of current research and scholarship, that is supportive to the professional development of nursing. A commitment to community service, a commitment to cultural competence, and a current awareness of advances in technology to enhance the educational experience of students are preferred for candidates. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to identify these experiences in their application materials.


  • Supports and implements the mission of Xavier University and the College of Nursing.
  • Collaborates in the revision, development, and evaluation of the nursing program.
  • Collaborates with other course coordinators and faculty members for ongoing curriculum development.
  • Develops, utilizes, and evaluates techniques of instruction and evaluative tools for students to assist nursing students to meet course objectives.
  • Provides students with full syllabus and course outline at the beginning of each semester.
  • Applies evaluative findings for the improvement of instruction, professional growth, and program development.
  • Maximizes learning opportunities and experiences for students and faculty, alike, which depend in significant ways on learning from individuals with diverse life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to the student as a learner and as an individual.
  • Establishes collaborative relationships with professional staff to facilitate student learning and collaborates with the clinical site coordinator.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge in assigned content area and the ability to explore issues of diversity within their content area.
  • Utilizes current and applicable research in teaching.
  • Updates skills and knowledge by attending appropriate continuing education related to area of expertise and clinical interest.
  • Serves as an advocate for students’ concerns.
  • Serves as academic advisor to assigned students.
  • Supervises activities of teaching assistants when utilized and obtain their input for student evaluation.
  • Participates in Xavier University and College of Nursing professional activities.
  • Contributes to the functioning of committees within Xavier University, the College of Nursing, and the professional community.
  • Collaborates in creating and promoting goals of Xavier University and the College of Nursing.

Xavier is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. The College of Nursing welcomes a broad spectrum of candidates and particularly invites applications from diverse groups (e.g. gender, ethnicity/race, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession. The College of Nursing strives to develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity among students and colleagues. Therefore, we encourage applications from individuals who may help us achieve this goal. Faculty will function within the College of Nursing in a manner consistent with its emphasis on fostering a learning environment that is supportive and inclusive of diverse individuals.

To ensure consideration, qualified/interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University's website by May 6, 2021 .

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