Human Resources

Assistant Professor of Nursing

The Department of Nursing at Muskingum University invites applications for a continuing-term (renewable) faculty position in Nursing at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning the summer semester of 2021.  The new faculty member will join a dedicated faculty as a core member of the faculty in our highly ranked traditional BSN prelicensure program, and will also teach selected courses in our Accelerated BSN program track.

The successful candidate must have current expertise or certification in medical-surgical nursing.  Additional consideration will be given to the candidate who has current practice experience or certification in one or more of the following specialty areas; obstetrics, newborn, pediatrics or psych/mental health.  Teaching experience in either academic nursing or nursing staff development is preferred.

Excellent student advising and facilitation of experiential learning through community connections is an expectation for all faculty at Muskingum.  The University actively seeks out and welcomes faculty and staff committed to inclusive excellence in teaching and student learning, plus professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community.

The position requires a minimum of a Master of Science in Nursing (MS or MSN). A PhD in Nursing or a Doctorate in Nursing Practice is preferred. A PhD in a related field may be considered depending on professional nurse credentialing and practice expertise.  Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a BCI/FBI background check and drug screen through the University’s selected agencies.

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University particularly welcomes applications from populations historically underrepresented in this field, and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

To apply, send the following:

  • Letter of application addressing the above-stated qualities and qualifications sought by the university to Cynthia Wilkins PhD, RN, Director and Chair of Nursing Programs.
  • A current curriculum vitae outlining nursing practice and educational experience that includes month and year of employment with a brief description of job duties. 
  • All college or university transcripts
  • List of three professional nursing references with contact information and relation to the candidate listed.


Application deadline: The position is open until filled; however, to be considered in the first screening, application and supporting materials should be received by March 1, 2021. The consideration of applications will begin immediately.

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