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Job Overview

Nursing Faculty/FNP
Full-Time, Probationary Tenure-track
School of Nursing
College of Health, Community, and Professional Studies

Metropolitan State University, America’s premier university for lifelong learning is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, nurse practitioner faculty position in the School of Nursing (SON) to begin January, 2014.  The position includes teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs including the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) required. Candidates are expected to be committed to holistic nursing practice, multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

• Teaching nursing courses in a variety of formats including on-line.
• Advising graduate students including DNP capstone project advising.
• Assisting with coordination and oversight of FNP track including clinical experiences.
• Promoting a multicultural perspective in the development of SON curricula and college activities.
• Participating in college and university governance and committee activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Master’s in nursing and FNP certification.
• Experience equivalent to at least one year as an FNP.
• Eligibility for Minnesota RN licensure.
• Demonstrated ability to work within diverse communities.

Preferred Qualifications:
• An earned doctorate in nursing or closely related field.
• Experience in teaching undergraduate or graduate nursing students in a variety of formats.
• Experience utilizing a holistic nursing framework.

To be considered for tenure in the fifth year of hire, candidate must have a doctorate completed or have made substantial progress toward a doctoral degree.

The University:  Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, serves approximately 11,000 students in the greater Twin Cities Metropolitan area.  We are the most diverse university in the system, with approximately 31% of our students coming from communities of color.  The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.  Visit our web site at 

Salary:  Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the salary placement process as outlined in the Inter Faculty Organization (IFO) Master Agreement.

Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:

For the most current information on the IFO, go to

Application:  To apply, go to

Applications must be received by Noon on Closing Date:  Friday, November 29, 2013

Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application:
• Cover letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position.
• Current curriculum vita or resume.
• One page statement of teaching philosophy and/or examples of teaching effectiveness.
• Three letters of recommendation, including at least one addressing your teaching skills.
• Names of four (4) references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers.
• Transcripts – Valid unofficial copies of your transcript showing conferred/awarded date, with your name and the academic institution’s name/logo are required.  We are not able to accept copy/paste word documents with a list of courses/grades or DARS reports.  If selected for hire, official original transcripts will be required.

If you need help submitting your online application, please contact NEO GOV @ 1-877-204-4442, option 1, for technical assistance.

If you have other questions related to this job announcement, please contact Human Resources, Recruitment, Search & Selection Specialist, Jody (Mary) Anderson at 651.793.1811.  TTY users call 651.772.7687.

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Metropolitan State University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.  The University does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other areas of the University.  The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.