Friday, July 26, 2013

Nursing Faculty, Graduate (0003) – Azusa Pacific University – Azusa, CA

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running. The university provides outstanding opportunities for staff in advancement, professional growth, and Christian ministry. APU seeks staff who model excellence in their discipline and have a clear and compelling understanding of their faith and Christian commitment.

The School of Nursing invites applications for Full-time faculty positions in various programs. The School offers the following programs: MSN including a variety of nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist tracks, post-MSN certificates, DNP, and PhD.

Successful candidates will offer the following:

A commitment to excellence in teaching, clinical practice, and research

Awareness of healthcare dynamics and changing nursing roles

Active engagement in Curriculum and Program development

Desire and ability to maintain an active research program

Enthusiastic advising /mentoring of students in coursework, research, and professional practice

Participate in program review and accreditation reporting

Participate in faculty governance

Maintain active role in NP or CNS clinical specialization

Generate creative ways of teaching and supporting learners

Skilled in utilizing a variety of teaching methods

Model a passion for learning and excellence in classroom and clinical settings

Assist students to achieve competence in practice


This position will develop and teach graduate courses and contribute to the teaching and scholarship. Applicants should include evidence of high-quality teaching and also show potential for active research.


Assistant/Associate Professor



Earned doctorate from accredited university in Nursing or closely related discipline. May consider Masters with extensive advanced practice clinical experience

Active California Registered Nurse license or eligible to acquire

Advanced practice nurses and those with a background in Genomics/Epigenomics, Vulnerable Populations/Health Disparities research, global nursing and healthcare, and those with an interest in Spirituality and Health are strongly encouraged to apply


Professional expertise and experience commensurate with specific position requirements.



Mental Demands:

Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects

Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment

Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information

Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form

Hire Date:


Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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