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Northwestern College Nursing in Orange City, Iowa


Northwestern College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track or term-appointment faculty position (assistant professor) in nursing to begin in August 2021. The successful candidate can expect to teach courses (including clinicals) in the areas of med-surg/critical care, leadership, research and other areas as needed. The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with others in addition to carrying out scholarly activity, student advising and faculty governance responsibilities. The normal teaching load for this position is 24 hours per academic year, along with expectations for scholarship and service.

Required Qualifications: Candidates should hold a terminal degree in nursing, but ABDs will be considered. [Applicants with a master’s degree will also be considered if they are interested in pursuing a terminal degree.] Candidates will exhibit a love of Christ, an embrace of the Gospel, and support the college’s mission ( as expressed in our Statement of Christian Identity ( , Vision for Learning ( and Vision for Diversity. Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. We seek faculty invested in teaching, a program of scholarly activity, and the mission of excellence in the liberal arts, as a vital expression of commitment to Christ’s redemptive work in the world.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will demonstrate an ability to work as part of a team and will bring enthusiasm, experience and energy in the development of Christ-centered nursing professionals and engage students in their research and scholarly agenda. Hiring preference will be given to persons with teaching experience.

Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Men and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.