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Nursing Faculty

Northwestern College
Orange City, Iowa
Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Apr 12, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Northwestern College invites applications for a full-time faculty position (open rank) in nursing to begin August 15, 2024. The successful candidate can expect to teach courses (including some labs and clinicals) in the areas of fundamentals, health assessment, med/surg, gerontology, public health, leadership and other areas as needed. The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with others in addition to carrying out scholarly activity, student advising, and faculty governance responsibilities. The normal teaching load for this position is 24 credit hours per academic year.

Required Qualifications: Candidates should hold an advanced degree in nursing. Candidates with a master’s degree should be willing to pursue a doctoral degree. The successful candidate will exhibit the characteristics of an effective teacher and a strong ability to engage with colleagues and our undergraduate students. Candidates should have at least two years of clinical experience and a current licensure in Iowa for registered nursing (or be eligible for licensure).  

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will demonstrate an ability to work as part of a team and will bring enthusiasm, experience and energy in the development of Christ-centered nursing professionals, as well as engaging students in their research and scholarly agenda. Hiring preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience.

Northwestern College seeks candidates with an authentic Christian faith who are supportive of our Reformed, evangelical and ecumenical identity as stated in our Christian Identity Statement , and who embrace the college’s  Mission Vision for Learning and  Vision for Diversity . We view these statements as complementary and draw from each in fulfilling our calling to be a Christian academic community.

Northwestern is committed to more fully reflecting 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 and send a current curriculum vitae/resume and letter of interest to In your letter, (1) describe your teaching experience; (2) describe your scholarly trajectory; and (3) discuss how the following statements would inform and shape your teaching and scholarship: our Statement of Christian IdentityVision for Learning and Vision for Diversity.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Northwestern College

Northwestern is a Christian college in the Reformed tradition, founded in 1882 and born out of the Reformed Church in America. We are committed to providing a Christian liberal arts education in the context of community among learners on campus and online. We offer bachelor's degrees in traditional and professional programs, as well as graduate degrees and certificate programs.

Our mission is to be a Christian academic community engaging students in courageous and faithful learning and living that empowers them to follow Christ and pursue God’s redeeming work in the world. Our vision is to be the leading Christian college focused on student success and Christ-centered work for the common good.

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