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Assistant Professor of Nursing

St. Catherine University
Minnesota, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 24, 2024

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

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Division: Academic Affairs
Department/Office: Simulation Lab

The School of Nursing at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full time Ranked Faculty position. This is a grant funded position.

The Ranked Faculty member is accountable for student learning the School of Nursing (SoN) by fulfilling responsibilities that contribute to the achievement of student learning and program outcomes. Ranked faculty fulfill legal requirements specified by the Minnesota Board of Nursing: conduct oneself in accord with accreditation standards required by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and Higher Learning Commission. Faculty responsibilities are organized using the ACEN accreditation standards for nursing programs.

  • Design, teach, evaluate, and revise course content to reflect evidence-based practice and most current knowledge in the nursing field.
  • Carry out excellence in teaching and advising with diverse student populations.
  • Develop and demonstrate learner-centered objectives and strategies.
  • Adhere to defined grading procedures and standards in accordance with the grading policies of the University.
  • Establishes positive relationships with students to promote their success.
  • Provides prompt, quality feedback and advising to students.
  • Refers students to support services as appropriate.
  • Attends events to orient, support, celebrate, and/or reward student activities.
  • Establishes office hours to accommodate student needs in alignment with University policies.
  • Maintains currency in best practice in teaching methodologies used.
  • Maintains currently in content areas covered within assigned courses.
  • Pursue growth in knowledge related to nursing standards and practices.
  • Engages in professional practice activities to support professional growth in alignment with areas of teaching content, teaching methodologies, and service activities.
  • Active participation on the I-SAIL committee and one I-SAIL subcommittee.
  • Supports faculty development related to IPE and Simulation Standards of Best Practice across the HSSHS and SoN.
  • Participate in university-wide activities such as commencement ceremonies, convocations, faculty meetings and hearings, and faculty development events.
  • Demonstrate willingness to serve on university-wide committees, ad hoc committees, and task forces.

St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in nursing with evidence of tested experience
Baccalaureate degree in nursing AND master’s degree in related field with evidence of tested experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in nursing preferred
Doctoral degree in related field AND master’s degree in nursing with evidence of tested experience

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

Application instructions:

Posting Number: 20220240-FAC
Posting Start Date: 05/24/2024
Application Deadline: 5/31/2024

To apply, visit

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.


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