St.  Catherine University

Assistant Professor - Nursing

May 03, 2021
May 24, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
The Nursing Department at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position that teaches year-round in our BSN - DNP : Nurse Practitioner program and Post Master's DNP program.

St. Catherine University nursing faculty educate students to develop the knowledge, technical skills, and professionalism they will need to be compassionate and successful nurses and leaders. Our nursing programs and curricula are delivered in an environment that embraces multicultural and social justice perspectives, relationships, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the liberal arts. We offer nursing degrees at every level and we offer a broad array of courses including clinical experiences. The Assistant Professor for our BSN - DNP and Post Master's DNP programs has the following responsibilities:

  • Teach the equivalent of six course loads which includes didactic instruction, lab instruction and doctoral student advising.
  • Teach in traditional classroom, online and hybrid environments.
  • Foster a culture of inclusive excellence through authentic relationships with students as an educator, an advisor, and a mentor.
  • Monitor and assess student-learning outcomes and provide timely and frequent feedback to students on academic performance.
  • Develop and pursue an innovative and respected program of research in their area of interest and expertise to advance the discipline and inform classroom teaching.
  • Design, teach, evaluate and revise course content to reflect evidence-based practice and most current knowledge in the field.
  • Effectively contribute to the highly collaborative work of the Department.
  • Consistent with the university's Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity, inclusion, social justice, and dedication to a liberal arts based curriculum, faculty are expected to manifest these themes in their teaching, research, service and accomplishments.

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Two years of experience in nursing education
  • One year of clinical experience as a pediatric nurse practitioner
  • Current and valid certification and license as a pediatric nurse practitioner ( PNP ) in Minnesota with no encumbrances

Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree in Nursing ( DNP or Ph.D.)
  • Teaching experience at the college or university level

We seek creative, adaptable faculty and staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.

Application instructions for FACULTY

Visit St. Kate Careers to apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Kara Koschmann at . Application deadline is May 23, 2021.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace

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