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Assistant Professor Nursing

School of Nursing


Address   Franciscan Health
    1501 Hartford Street
    Lafayette, IN 47904

Hours  Days/Evenings

Calendar  Full-Time; 40.00/week

Education Master's Required


Instructors in compassionate care


Our nursing education programs go beyond skill-based competency because our nurses go beyond skill-based care. We need assistant professors who are able to provide nurses with the knowledge and skills needed to improve patient outcomes and provide the best possible care. We need assistant professors who understand that being a nurse at Franciscan Health means caring with the power of faith at your side.

Are you qualified to lead nursing courses and clinical supervision? Are you a good planner? Do you know how to motivate students? We’d like to talk to you. 

  • Control and monitor ongoing instructional activities and systems in order to maintain adherence to prescribed standards and student evaluation.
  • Coordinate and manage the course implementation in collaboration and consultation with members of the teaching team.
  • Engage in Nursing Program Governance through active participation in councils, committees and ad hoc groups to which assigned.
  • Hold students accountable for the acquired competency in their performance, and assists students in re-mediation to acquire and maintain competency.
  • Motivate students through instructional and counseling activities toward high levels of contribution to the discipline.
  • Conduct conferences with students concerning academic and clinical competence and progress.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention programs and attend Nursing Education Program functions such as Recognition (aka Capping) Ceremony and Conferring of Diplomas ceremonies.
  • Participate in scholarship through teaching, application, and the integration, and discovery of knowledge.
  • Plan meaningful learning experiences such as classroom activities, pre/post conferences, and clinical assignments for student supervision, evaluation and feedback conferences.
  • Schedule, implement, and evaluate didactic and clinical/lab activities for curriculum courses to which assigned.
  • Prepare and implement the use of appropriate evaluation materials such as syllabi, tests, and handouts, in a timely manner.
  • Prepare formal and informal reports as required for Systematic Program Evaluation governing institution, and governmental and accrediting agencies.
  • Record and maintain data for student records, grades, accreditation, and school studies such as test item banks, course evaluation portfolio, and annual course reports.
  • Request and submit complete descriptions of equipment and supplies needed for activities such as clinical lab supplies, simulation lab supplies, and AV material.
  • Schedule end-of-year/term course reports, course reviews, and team meetings.
  • Prior clinical practice experience in Adult Health, Maternal-Child Health, Mental Health, Community Health or Home Healthcare.  
  • Competence in educational principles and techniques used in higher education classrooms, laboratory and clinical settings.
  • Knowledge of professional regulation and facility/program accreditation requirements.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Manipulate data and develop reports.
  • Handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Working knowledge of nursing education accreditation requirements.
  • Knowledge of the profession including theory and practice, procedures, and regulations.
  • Convey complex subject matter, simply.
  • Coordinate teams and delegate work.
  • Time management. W
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.



1-3 Years Experience

License(s): Registered Nurse

Certification(s): Basic Life Support Program

Travel: Never or Rarely



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Nearest Major Market: Lafayette