Assistant Professor of Nursing-Two Positions

Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Nursing

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Due to growth in nursing program:

Position:  Assistant Professor in Nursing. Nine-month tenure track appointment. (Two positions available.)

Job Description:  Teaching responsibilities include teaching courses in a variety of settings: classroom, clinical laboratory, online, and enhanced online courses. Additional duties include academic advising, professional scholarship and departmental and university service. The Department’s program is a generic baccalaureate in nursing (approximately 24 students admitted to upper division nursing courses per year).

Qualifications:  Doctorate in Nursing preferred; MSN and Arkansas RN license eligibility required. Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff and students.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience and education. Benefits include university supplemented health insurance and retirement benefits.

The University:  Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock on Interstate 30. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, and the iconic DeGray Lake, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures. Please visit, or for more information about Henderson and our community.

Application:  Applications should be directed to Mrs. Tammie Townsend, Chair of the Search Committee, via e-mail in PDF format to: Items to be submitted should include a letter of application, current curriculum vita, a statement of higher education philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references.

Application review will begin May 5, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will begin immediately. The chosen applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including criminal background check pursuant to university policy.