The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christlike character.
The School of Nursing is seeking candidates for a full-time tenure-track teaching position primarily in the Graduate Programs (MSN, DNP). Examples of specific topical content: APN role, genetics/genomics, ethics, health policy. Candidate must be flexible to teach across all programs (e.g pre-licensure) as needed. Must meet California Board of Nursing qualifications for full-time faculty which is one-year full-time clinical experience in the past five years. Responsibilities will begin August 2018. Academic rank and compensation will be based on education and experience.
Time: Full time
The School of Nursing includes over 220 students in the BSN program, with an additional 100 pre-nursing students. The MSN program has over 100 students in three clinical tracks (Family, Pediatrics, Adult/Gerontology) for the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role. The DNP program started in the Fall of 2017 with an emphasis in Healthcare Leadership. We are seeking an experienced nurse educator to join the full time faculty in creatively responding to the education and learning needs of the nurse in the 21st century. This person will actively participate in the vision for the School of Nursing “The School of Nursing at Point Loma Nazarene University embraces, as a covenant, the commitment to excellence within a dynamic Christian environment in which each one will engage in the sacred work of nursing. This sacred work involves symbolically removing one’s shoes in service of others”.
Teach both undergraduate and graduate courses
Value the art of teaching/learning
Advise and mentor students
Actively participate in the governance and assessment processes of the School of Nursing
Serve on School of Nursing and University committees
Active service in the community and the profession of nursing
Engage in scholarship within the university and the profession of nursing
Active involvement in a local church
Evidence of Christian commitment and active church involvement
Supportive of the religious and educational goals of the University and its sponsoring denomination
MSN, CNS or preferred
EdD, DNP or PhD in Nursing or related field
Experience in nursing education
Established track of nursing scholarship
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS Application must be completed in one sitting. At the time of completing application, you will need the following documents to upload:
Statement of Personal Faith
Philosophy of Teaching in Christian Higher Education
3 Letters of References (for confidential references, have letters sent to the Department Chair)
3 Teacher Evaluations (if available)
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PLNU is a vibrant Christian liberal arts university in the evangelical, Wesleyan tradition with an undergraduate and graduate student body of around 4000 including over 40% students of color. PLNU seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the practice of teaching and scholarship. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.
At Point Loma Nazarene University, academics, faith, and community are all vital. Students benefit from this balanced approach to education and leave PLNU prepared to think, act, and contribute to the world. In addition to more than 60 undergraduate areas of study, PLNU offers graduate program regional centers throughout Southern California. PLNU serves more than 3,500 students.
PLNU is a community committed to calling. As a result of our mission to provide whole-person education in the context of our Christian faith, our faculty and staff are known for their excellence, regardless of their responsibilities or field.
We believe God calls all of us to participate in bringing about His Kingdom in a unique and deeply personal way. We also believe in pursuing calling together. Excellent work and meaningful relationships all belong to what we call vocation. Being part of a community full of individuals engaged in the same endeavor will set you up for a lifetime of weaving calling into who you are and everything you ever do.
Be part of something meaningful. Discover and cultivate your true potential. Be part of Point Loma Nazarene University.