Academic Affairs

Assistant Professor of Nursing

The Department of Nursing at Muskingum University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Nursing position.

The position requires a Master of Science in Nursing (MS or MSN). A PhD in Nursing or a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) is preferred. The successful candidate must have certification or current expertise in maternal/newborn nursing. Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University’s background check agency, and a successful drug screen.

Muskingum offers a Bachelor of Science (BSN) Degree in Nursing via two program tracks; a pre-licensure program for students in a traditional classroom setting, and an online RN to BSN track for registered nurses seeking to earn the BSN. The program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and has received full approval from the Ohio Board of Nursing. Successful program outcomes include three successive years of 100% pass rate on the NCLEX-RN (2016, 2017 and 2018), 100% employment of our graduates, and recognition by as one of the top 10 nursing programs in the state.

To apply, send a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three professional references in nursing. Candidates selected for campus interviews must provide all college or university transcripts, letters of recommendation and copies of student evaluations (if available). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send application materials to Cynthia Wilkins PhD, RN, Director and Chair of Nursing Programs, and Professor of Nursing, Muskingum University, 163 Stormont Street, New Concord, Ohio 43762, or email

Muskingum University, a comprehensive institution with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord. Founded in 1837, the university's total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3,000. Muskingum is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from populations traditionally underserved by higher education to apply.

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