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Assistant Professor of Nursing

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Information:

Coe College seeks qualified applicants for a full-time non-tenure track appointment in Nursing beginning August 2018. Courses taught will include traditional medical surgical adult clinical rotations, general psychomotor skill labs with limited simulation, and general medical surgical preceptor clinical supervision.

Successful Candidates
The successful candidate may have the opportunity to teach a theory classroom course or a first year seminar course in his/her area of interest and background. Candidates with expertise in general acute adult medical surgical nursing are especially encouraged to apply.

The candidate will see prospective students, actively engage in student advising and serve on all nursing Department Committees such as the Curriculum Committee, and the Admissions, Promotions and Retention Committee. The Department strongly values commitment to a student-centered approach and a multicultural perspective in teaching, research, and practice. MSN in nursing required by start date; candidates who can provide evidence of successful teaching, an active program of research adaptable to student-faculty collaboration, and an interest in mentoring undergraduate students will be strongly preferred.

Active professional membership is encouraged and evidence of occasional nursing practice (e.g. summers) preferred.

About Coe
Coe's nursing department includes 4 full-time faculty. The department is an integral part of the college, and has a strong commitment to provide intensive, hands-on clinical experiences for students. The Coe College Nursing program has accreditation through CCNE. The Coe College Nursing Department attracts outstanding and diverse students and has a long history of highly successful outcomes.

Please visit our website at where you can find out more about Coe College, benefits, and apply for the position. To be considered, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, diversity statement, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation at Use the information below as a guide in preparing your diversity and research statements:

Research statement: The Coe College Nursing Department has a strong tradition and commitment to collaborative student/faculty research. Please provide a description of the research program that you would bring to or develop at the College. Particular focus should be on describing how students would be directly involved in your research.

Diversity statement: The Coe College Nursing Department is committed to fostering a multicultural environment. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. To describe how you might contribute to such an environment, please provide a statement of how you will promote the value of diversity through your teaching, research, or other contributions to the college or department.

Review of applications will begin on March 1.

Required Qualifications
  • MSN in nursing
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability and interest in teaching general adult medical surgical nursing clinical courses, simulation and in supervising students in preceptor rotations
  • Student-centered approach
  • Multicultural perspective in teaching, research, and practice
  • Evidence of successful teaching
  • Evidence of an active program of research adaptable to student-faculty collaboration
  • Evidence of an interest in mentoring and advising undergraduate students
  • Evidence of skill-sets for serving on all department committees and possibly college-wide committees

Posted 02/02/18

Job ID: 35011240