Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Nursing, College of Health Sciences

The School of Nursing at Boise State University invites applications for a Tenure Track (9 month) Assistant Professor position. Tenure Track faculty engage in improving health through research, providing evidence-based education, practice, professional and community service. The successful candidate will have a background in nurse education, competence in a specific clinical practice area, and a defined area of research. Candidates should also be technologically competent and able to use technology to deliver effective education. 

The ideal start date for this position is August, 2024. This position is location specific to the Boise State University campus and requires teaching in the pre-license BS program. Tenure track faculty generally teach 9 hours of didactic and clinical/lab/simulation courses, or 60% of the allotted workload per semester, with the remaining time devoted toward research and service. 

About Us:

At Boise State University School of Nursing, we prepare nursing students to provide caring, holistic and quality nursing services to diverse populations while also facilitating the development of leadership and interprofessional skills. Our experienced faculty and dedicated staff are focused on academic excellence, high-touch student services, meaningful scholarly pursuits and engagement with our nursing community. In addition to our pre-license program, we offer an online RN-BS, an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner (MS), and a DNP in Leadership. We house an accredited Simulation Center that produces a robust program of research. The School also has multiple long-standing partnerships with local healthcare and community agencies that provide opportunities for innovative scholarship and teaching opportunities.

Boise State University is located along the banks of the Boise River and a short stroll from the state capitol. We are committed to an innovative, transformative, and equitable educational environment that supports student success, and advances Idaho and the world.

Boise State is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities are welcomed.

Learn more about faculty careers at Boise State and the City of Boise.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate required for Tenure track.
    • Appropriate clinical certification (where required).
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in Idaho or Nursing compact states; by starting date of employment.
  • Competence in a specific clinical practice area(s).
  • A defined area of research and evidence of scholarly dissemination.
  • Evidence of teaching and/or mentoring experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Nursing.
  • Recognition in an area of scholarship.
  • Record of external research submissions and/or funding.
  • Research publication record.
  • Teaching and advising experience at undergraduate and/or graduate level.
  • Online, hybrid, and simulation teaching experience.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family.

Application Materials:

Please submit all application materials via Boise State Career Site. Be sure to include with your application the following materials:

  • CV/Resume that includes employment history (with dates).
  • Cover letter that describes your interest in and qualifications for the position.
  • Teaching evaluations demonstrating teaching effectiveness, if applicable.
  • Statement about teaching and research philosophy.
  • Contact information for 3 professional references.

Position will close for new applicants on May 16, 2024. Applications are being reviewed as received.

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