Employment Opportunity: Faculty in Nursing

Department Statement

The Department of Nursing at NNU offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. The program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Nursing students are required to have a strong background in the arts and sciences before being admitted into the Nursing program. The nursing program consists of six semesters of nursing.

Description of Position

The Department of Nursing is seeking to fill the full-time nursing faculty position to begin Fall of 2016. The area of focus is: Medical Surgical Nursing. Coordination of simulated learning experiences across the program is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral preparation preferred, master’s level will be considered. All levels of rank will be considered. Strong candidates will possess proven abilities in the classroom at the baccalaureate level. Candidates need to be proficient in the clinical skills required for practice in these areas. Candidates are to have a high level of integrity, and personal responsibility must be verified. Candidates must demonstrate both written and verbal skills, effective interpersonal relationship skills, and evidence of leadership in the profession. The university requires that all candidates have a Christian perspective (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and must be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle values of NNU. Northwest Nazarene University embraces diversity and therefore encourages all who are qualified to apply.


The salary will be determined by the educational background and experience of each applicant. Full-time faculty will be offered access to a benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance for employee and family, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending plan, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, opportunities for professional development, sabbatical experiences, and a retirement program.

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete application must be received, including all of the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Application form
  • Curriculum vita
  • Responses to theNNU Christian Mission
  • Statement describing your philosophy of Christian higher education
  • Statement describing your philosophy of teaching
  • Two reference letters from professional associates
  • Letter of reference from current pastor
  • Transcripts (unofficial acceptable for the hiring process, official required upon hire)
Send, fax or email completed application packet to:
Human Resources
Northwest Nazarene University
623 S. University Boulevard
Nampa, ID  83686
Phone: (208) 467-8036
Fax: (208) 467-8587
Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Employment at Northwest Nazarene University is contingent upon the results of an independent background check.

Posted Dec 11, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Sections 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended).