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Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 17, 2024

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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Professor

Working Title
Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing


Pay Rate
Per Faculty Model



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Note: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at and apply to position 998387.

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial transcripts for all awarded degrees; (4) teaching philosophy and (5) include on faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references.

If contacted for an interview, three (3) formal letters of reference and official transcripts for all awarded degrees will be required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. The desired starting date for this appointment is January 2024. This is a 9-month appointment.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to:
Dr. Jean Kaeberle
School of Nursing
University of Central Missouri
1101 NW Innovation Parkway
Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
(660) 543-6601

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/ EEO / ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

UCM’s main campus is located in Warrensburg, which is 35 miles southeast of the Kansas City metropolitan area. The individual selected for this position will be assigned to the Lee’s Summit location. The School of Nursing offers both undergraduate and graduate CCNB accredited nursing programs.

Working hours:

Professional Faculty Hours

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
MIC - Lee's Summit

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

The School of Nursing at the University of Central Missouri invites applicants for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing. This 9-month tenure track faculty appointment will being August 2024. We are looking for faculty who are committed to providing quality and innovation in nursing.

The Position’s Responsibilities include:
  • This position is primarily for the undergraduate program including face to face, clinical, and skills teaching.
  • Consideration for graduate course instruction will be based on skill and experience and need.
  • Tenured faculty assignments, committee work, and development of curriculum will be dependent upon program assessment and school needs.
  • Faculty are expected to actively participate in committee work, service activities, and student advising.
Education & Formal Training
Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

Required Qualifications:
  • Earned Doctorate in Nursing (PhD or DNP ) in Nursing required
  • Unencumbered, current, active registered nursing licensure in Missouri
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Certification by ANCC or AANP preferred
Computer Skills


Required Experience:
  • 2 years nursing experience within the last 5 years
  • Unencumbered, current, active registered nursing licensure in Missouri
Preferred Experience:
  • CNE highly recommended, but not required
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Organizational skills, work collaboratively in a teaching environment

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance

Ability to Keyboard

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. References
  3. Transcripts
  4. Vitae
  5. Teaching Philosophy Statement
Optional Documents


 University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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