Assistant Professor of Nursing

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Nursing

Job Description:  Nine-month tenure track appointment. Teaching responsibilities may include teaching courses in a variety of settings: classroom, clinical laboratory, online, and enhanced/partial online courses. Other roles include academic advising, professional scholarship and departmental and university service and additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 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. In pursuit of this commitment, candidates will possess MSN and Arkansas RN license eligibility; Doctorate in Nursing preferred.

Salary:        Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

University: Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock, Arkansas 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, the iconic Lake DeGray, 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 State University and our community.

Department: The Nursing Department’s program includes a generic/traditional baccalaureate in nursing (approximately 24 students admitted to upper division nursing courses per year), an Online RN to BSN degree track, and proposals to initiate three new nursing graduate degrees in the future.

Application: Items to be submitted in PDF format 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. Applications should be directed to

Dr. Patricia Loy, Search Committee Chair

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy.  The applicant will also be required to provide official transcripts to Human Resources.  Under the provisions of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection upon written request.