Clinical Assistant Professor

Posted: 01/06/2024

The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Nursing & Public Health seeks applicants for a one-year term Clinical Assistant Professor position for the Fall 2024 semester. The role involves teaching in a cutting-edge curriculum design, delivering lectures, and serving as the key facilitator for simulation activities. This position is crucial for imparting clinical judgment to aspiring nursing professionals. Responsibilities include teaching and co-teaching didactic lectures, simulations, and skills labs as needed in the areas of nursing foundations, physical assessment, and medical-surgical nursing; designing, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum according to the program evaluation plan; participating in student evaluations and peer evaluation of teaching effectiveness; participating in teaching and learning activities to ensure competency in area(s) of responsibility; coordinates the delivery of simulation activities; and participates in simulation exercises using standards of best practice in simulation education delivery.
Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University’s attractive size, approximately 9,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been consistently recognized as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit
The successful candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Nursing.
Required qualifications include at least two years of experience in clinical nursing and current licensure as a registered nurse in Iowa prior to teaching. An individual is currently licensed when licensed in another state and recognized for licensure in Iowa pursuant to the nurse licensure compact contained in Iowa Code chapter 152E.
Preference will be given to candidates with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), PhD in Nursing, or EdD; simulation or related experience; experience in medical-surgical nursing; and teaching experience in nursing education
Applications received by February 16, 2024 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Nancy Kertz at 319-273-2828 or Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.


Type of Employment: Full-Time