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Assistant Professor of Nursing - 12 Month
Marian University

Date Posted Jun. 9, 2023
Title Assistant Professor of Nursing - 12 Month
University Marian University
Indianapolis, IN, United States
Department Nursing Faculty
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Nursing - General

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Nursing - 12 Month

Job Description

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks an Assistant Professor of Nursing (12 Month) in the Leighton School of Nursing (LSON) to promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by providing traditional classroom teaching, online didactic instruction, and clinical supervision. Full time faculty works collaboratively with course coordinator and clinical lead faculty. Faculty are responsible for promoting Marian University’s Catholic mission and identity through teaching, service, and scholarship to LSON, including participation in LSON meetings and committees. Faculty members must support the overall philosophy and goals of the nursing program and Marian University.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Assists in developing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and modifying the total nursing curriculum.
  • Collaborates with other faculty to ensure the design of nursing course reflects the philosophy, organizing framework, appropriate level objectives, and curriculum flow of the program. This includes selection of required textbooks in collaboration with other faculty, book representatives and completing textbook ordering process.
  • Develop, administers, and evaluate courses each semester.
  • Collaborates with clinical leads to ensure clinical application of didactic content.
  • Monitors academic status of students enrolled in the course and provides counseling for those making unsatisfactory progress, in collaboration with Director of Nursing Student Success and Academic Success Coaches at partner sites.
  • Maintains written documentation records of student counseling and performance.
  • Assists with student recruitment, pinning ceremonies, and other activities.
  • Participates in other duties as assigned.


Essential Functions:
  • Work hours necessary to perform job requirements satisfactorily on a regular basis.
  • Manage absence from work in a responsible manner to ensure service to clients, work teams, and coworkers.
  • Comply with Marian University policies and practices and seeking clarification of them when necessary.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University. Must be willing and able to advance the University mission.
  • An earned doctorate degree in nursing is preferred. Candidates with a Master’s Degree in Nursing and either proven or presumptive potential to obtain an appropriate terminal degree to be considered. Academic rank will be determined by experience in the assigned area of responsibility and credentials.
  • Current unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana. Eligible to hold a Compact License or licenses in additional states as required to teach online for partner sites.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in the practice of nursing required and prior academic teaching at undergraduate level preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a current resume, responses to supplemental mission questions and contact information for three professional references.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Preferred Qualifications

Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:


Physical Demands

Physical Requirements:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use their fingers, handle, or feel objects, equipment or controls; and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment:
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

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