Assistant Professor of Nursing

Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Nursing
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 3/3/14
Hire Date: 8/2014

The Department of Nursing at Arkansas Tech University, a public, state-supported, primarily undergraduate teaching institution, with some graduate programs invites applications for a 9-month academic year, tenure-track position to teach a full-time load equivalent to twelve credit-hours per semester as a classroom and clinical undergraduate faculty. The application deadline is March 3, 2014 and the position, which includes a comprehensive benefits package, begins August 2014.

The Department of Nursing offers ACEN (formerly NLNAC) accredited BSN, online RN to BSN, and MSN in Nursing Administration and Emergency Management programs.  Required qualifications include: a masters degree in nursing, an earned doctorate in nursing or a related  field, a minimum of two years clinical experience, a minimum of one year of academic teaching experience in either classroom or clinical, an Arkansas nursing license (or must be eligible to obtain one).  Experience in the following is also required: acute medical-surgical and/or critical care nursing. Preferred qualifications include additional classroom, online, and simulation teaching experience, and computer literacy.  Will provide service to the department, college, and profession through committee work, student advising, program assessment and curriculum development as well as engagement with external partners and other duties as assigned.

Submit a letter of application addressing your qualifications and record of effectiveness in the areas related to the qualifications and indicate your specific reasons for applying to this particular job at ATU, along with supporting evidence including current curriculum vitae, proof of licensure, copies of transcripts showing degrees, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Jeff Robertson, Dean, College of Natural & Health Sciences, 1701 N. Boulder Ave., Arkansas Tech University, AR 72801 (electronic submission is to   Additional information about the department is online at

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.  AA/EOE