Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title

Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing

Additional Information

Ball State University’s School of Nursing welcomes applications for two full-time tenure-track faculty vacancies.

The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing programs at Ball State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

We are a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence and place a strong emphasis on advanced skill practice and one-on-one instruction with our students. We staff our Simulation and Information Technology Center with technology specialists and professional lab staff who work with our faculty by assisting with the creation and facilitation of the simulations as well as lab set up and clean up.

At Ball State, we want our faculty to focus on teaching, facilitating learning, and research.

The School of Nursing is located in the Health Professions Building, completed in 2019, which encompasses approximately 165,000 square feet of space with classrooms, laboratories, offices, a resource hub, simulation labs/suites and clinical spaces.

For more information about our program, please visit: nursing.

Benefits and Community


Appointment Type


Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year


Faculty member with appropriate nursing specialization to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses and research competency.

Classroom teaching and clinical supervision in undergraduate and/or graduate courses. Evaluation of student competency in simulation laboratory and clinical settings may be required in certain undergraduate courses. Student advisement and counseling on academic progress and related activities included.

Pursuit of scholarly activities and publications. Keep abreast of scholarly developments in nursing and nursing education and incorporate into teaching.

Actively contribute to the professional life of the School of Nursing, the College of Health, and Ball State University. Serve on appointed committees; participate in professional nursing organizations and community activities related to nursing. Contribute to the development of the curricula of the School of Nursing.

Perform other role responsibilities as assigned by the Director or Associate Director of the School of Nursing.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Current unencumbered Registered Nurse License in the United States, with Indiana Registered Nurse License obtained by date of appointment
2. Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution
3. Earned doctorate in nursing or a related field from an accredited institution by date of appointment.

Authorization to work in the US

Employer will consider sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Teaching experience in higher education
2. Clinical nursing experience in related area of teaching
3. Demonstrated scholarship activities
4. Record of published research in refereed journals
5. Ability to communicate effectively
6. Ability to integrate technology in nursing education

Required Certifications/Licensures

Unencumbered Registered Nurse License in the United States.

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised


EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.


School of Nursing:900020

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Open Until Filled


Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

A copy of your current unencumbered Registered Nurse License in the United States is required. Please upload it in the required Applicant Document section under “Licenses/Certifications”.

Although the option to upload transcripts is available in this application, copies of transcripts are required at time of interview. Original, official transcripts are required at time of hire. Additionally, an education verification will be conducted.

Contact information for three professional references is required in this application.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Dr. Deb Siela

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Licenses/Certifications
Optional Documents
  1. Doctorate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts
  3. Undergraduate Transcripts
  4. Teaching Statement/Portfolio
  5. Research Statement/Papers
  6. Writing Sample
  7. Teaching Evaluations
  8. Course Syllabi
  9. List of Courses Taught
  10. Teaching Philosophy Statement