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Job Overview

Nursing Faculty Position

Missouri State University invites applications for one full-time faculty position in the Department of Nursing for August 2013. Our growing and vibrant Department offers the following community-based programs: 4-year BSN, RN to BSN (online), MSN–Nurse Educator (online); and a new DNP with a focus on community leadership and health disparities (BSN to DNP as Family Nurse Practitioner and Post-Masters DNP- online). All programs, except the new DNP are CCNE accredited. The innovative faculty have developed multidisciplinary and global health collaborations, a nursing center that delivers health care to the homeless and uninsured, and a simulation laboratory, and have received numerous awards for teaching, research, and service. The Nursing Department is home to 16 faculty, 600 pre-nursing students, over 250 nursing undergraduates, and 50 graduate students. Missouri State University is a public selective admissions university with 23,000 students and a statewide mission in public affairs. Located on a plateau overlooking the breath-taking Ozark mountains, Springfield is home to numerous recreational opportunities, including fishing, canoeing, camping and biking.  Springfield is home to semi-pro baseball, tennis, and hockey teams, and offers a range of performing arts opportunities, including a local symphony, ballet, choral groups and creative arts festivals. Known for its friendly Midwestern residents, Springfield is the center of excellent health care for the region and recognized for its low cost of living and clean environment.

          Instructor for online BSN Completion Program for Registered Nurses

One position for full-time, 9-month Instructor who will teach in didactic and clinical courses in the BSN Completion Program for RNs and  provide service consistent with Department, College, and University goals; summer employment is available. Position is renewable based on continued enrollment in the program. This position has on-campus requirements.

Requirements of the position are:

  • Minimum of a Masters degree in nursing from a school accredited by CCNE   or NLNAC
  • Current RN license, without restriction, to practice nursing and eligibility for RN licensure in Missouri. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with effective collaboration skills with colleagues.
  • Excellent technology skills   
  • At least 4 years of recent clinical experience.
  • Experience with health or nursing education.
  • Experience with and/ or interest in diverse populations, including those with health disparities or who are underserved.

 Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Applicants should apply online at . Applicants will submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, and contact information for four professional references who can speak to the qualifications of the position. Employment will require a criminal background check and drug screen without disqualifications. For additional information, contact Dr. Kathryn Hope.  E-mail:; PH; (417)-836-5310; toll free 877-728-0001. Official Transcripts will be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin July 26, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. The university is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment; the ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. AA/EOE