Assistant/Associate Professor, Nursing

Posted: 12/15/2022

Assistant/Associate Professor, Nursing     

The University of Northern Iowa seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing. A Bachelor of Science nursing degree program, approved by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, is being created at the University of Northern Iowa with full implementation expected in Fall 2024.
The position works closely with the Chief Academic Nursing Administrator and includes the following responsibilities: assists in the institutional and program accreditation processes; assists in the development of a prelicensure nursing curriculum; prepares and teaches assigned courses; mentors nursing faculty; develops and/or maintains an active program of research; pursues extramural research funding; provides service to the university, the community, and the profession; and performs related duties as assigned.
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a more diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As we advance our work to become a more equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build a more inclusive teaching and learning environment.
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 comprises more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit
The successful candidate must hold a Doctoral degree in nursing. The position requires current licensure as a registered nurse (Iowa licensure expected prior to teaching in 2024; 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). Required qualifications include at least two years of experience in each of the following areas: clinical nursing; published research; administering and leading a nursing program (or at least five years in a nursing regulatory environment); plus demonstrated knowledge and skills in teaching a diverse student population. In addition, at least two years of teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: population/community health, pediatrics, medical-surgical, oncology, gerontology, palliative care, leadership, women's health, mental health, informatics, or advanced nursing practice is required. Rank will be commensurate according to current rank (assistant or associate professor) or cumulative teaching, administrative, or regulatory background experiences. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in securing external funding.
Applications received by January 16, 2023 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Nancy Kertz at 319-273-2517 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

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