Lecturer - PMHNP Post-Grad Program

Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Washburn University School of Nursing seeks a dynamic Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse APRN to teach in an online graduate nursing program starting August 2021. This is a 9-month, full-time lecturer position with the possibility of conversion to tenure track in three years.

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to quality graduate education while supporting clinical practice and a program of scholarship. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, or service.

Required Qualifications:

  • DNP or Ph.D. with APRN status
  • National certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health NP or CNS
  • Licensed in Kansas as an RN and APRN or able to be by August 2021
  • Minimum two years of experience as an APRN obtained within the last five years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of experience as an advanced practice nurse in Psychiatry obtained within the last five years
  • Experience in nursing education teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Experience with student advisement
  • Skilled in online teaching
  • Experience with curriculum design, implementation, and evaluation
  • Evidence of active scholarship related to research, teaching, or clinical practice
  • A pattern of service to professional organizations


  • Instruction and oversight of graduate students in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner graduate programs
  • Maintain a quality online learning environment for didactic/practicum courses
  • Participate in course design, curricular updates, and curriculum assessment
  • Participate in the advising process with students
  • Join in School of Nursing and University events
  • Engage in service to the School of Nursing, the University, and to the profession of nursing
  • Engage in professional development activities
  • Maintain a faculty practice that meets ongoing national certification requirements
  • Willingness to co-teach a core course within the graduate program
  • Coach students during DNP Practice Inquiry Project

Application Procedures:

  • Please submit a letter of application, CV/resume, names/phone numbers of three professional references to andrea.clifton@washburn.edu Andrea Clifton, School of Nursing, Washburn University, 1700 SW College, Topeka, KS 66621, 785-670-1526. Only complete applications and application materials will be accepted.
  • For questions, Jane Carpenter may be contacted at 785-670-1469 or email jane.carpenter@washburn.edu .
  • Application review will begin May 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
  • Salary commensurate with academic credentials and experience.
  • For further information about the School of Nursing, please visit www.washburn.edu/nursing
  • The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire.
  • Official transcripts are required once hired.

Washburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.

Washburn University is an EOE. Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.

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