Academic and Faculty

Nursing Educator -- CLOSED

School of Health Sciences

Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) Department of Nursing is experiencing an exciting period of growth and is seeking a DNP nursing educator to fill a full-time, 10-month position beginning August 1, 2014. A flexible schedule may be considered to accommodate a one day a week clinical practice during the 10-month contract. Seasoned educators with demonstrated talent and commitment to the dual role of leadership and scholar will be given preference. The Department is seeking an innovative individual who is interested in working with new teaching technologies. The position requires the applicant be a certified nurse practitioner with recent experience in medical surgical area. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants should have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Nurse practitioner with a doctoral degree, or working toward a terminal degree
  • Teaching and clinical experience appropriate to position
  • Portray evidence of professionalism and be diplomatic when working with others
  • Exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Scholarly record consistent with academic rank
  • Licensed or eligible for Missouri licensure as an RN

Missouri Southern is an ACEN accredited program. Review of Applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued). Employment will require a background check. Please email documents to “Please put position you are applying for in the subject line.” For more information about the department, see

MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.   E-Verify participating employer. Candidates must be lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

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