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Professional Practice Assistant/Associate Professor - Nursing
Utah State University

Date Posted Feb. 25, 2021
Title Professional Practice Assistant/Associate Professor - Nursing
University Utah State University
Logan, UT, United States
Department Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2021
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Professional Practice Assistant/Associate Professor - Nursing

Requisition ID: 3250


Professional Practice Assistant/Associate Professor - Nursing


Utah State University seeks a dynamic individual to serve as a member of the nursing faculty. The successful candidate will have a solid background in nursing education and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with in teams. Primary duties are teaching (90%) and service (10%).

This is a non-tenure track, nine-month academic year position at the Professional Practice Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level beginning August 1, 2021.

Review of applicants will begin February 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.


This position fills the role of a faculty member within the USU Nursing Program. The successful candidate will provide concept-based instruction in undergraduate (BSN) courses. Areas of desired expertise include both classroom and online teaching and course management, simulation/lab experience, and a broad range of nursing teaching expertise. Responsibilities may include curriculum development, teaching, professional engagement, and service. Courses are taught online and in person at USU's main campus in Logan, UT.


Minimum Qualifications:

1. An earned Masters degree in nursing

2. A record of excellent teaching in nursing

3. Ability to promote a positive and collaborative environment

4. Licensed registered nurse in the State of Utah or a Nurse Licensure Compact state

5. Evidence of excellent written and verbal communication skills

6. Demonstrated ability in teamwork, interpersonal, organizational, and technological skills

7. Significant online teaching experience

8. Licensed registered nurse in the state of Utah or eligible for licensure in the state.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. A minimum of five years of faculty experience in a higher education nursing program

2. Experience in concept-based instruction and student-centered learning

3. Experience with nursing or hospital accreditation processes

4. Experience working within a multi campus system

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1) A curriculum vita to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in Your Profile under "Resume/CV"

2) Contact information for three professional references to be provided at the beginning of your application in Your Profile

3) A cover letter should be typed/pasted at the end of the application process. The system will provide a text box titled, "Cover Letter" in which the applicant will be directed to paste or type the document.

4) Statement of teaching philosophy should be typed/pasted at the end of the application process. The system will provide a text box titled, "Teaching Philosophy" in which the applicant will be directed to paste or type the document.

Top candidates will be contacted and will be required to submit writing samples.

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.

To apply, visit:


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

Department Highlights:

The Department of Nursing is in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. The college is consistently ranked in the top tier of 1,200 programs nationally by US News and World Report, with a current ranking of 24th overall and 4th in funded research. Within Nursing, the Baccalaureate Nursing degree, including RN to BSN completion is offered on the Logan campus , while the Practical Nursing certificate and Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing are offered at Statewide (Utah) Campus sites.

College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services graduate programs are ranked #1 in all of Utah and #29 in the nation according to the U.S. News and World Report. We are ranked 6th in the nation in total research dollars. Our college has placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates seeking employment in special education, elementary education, speech-language pathology, audiology, and 18 secondary education fields.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah's land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State's statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU's non-discrimination policies:

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac,, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw,, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit, or contact:

U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481,

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695,

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.



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