Assistant Professor of Nursing
Indiana University Bloomington
United States

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Posting Details

Title Assistant Professor of Nursing
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Kokomo School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
Location Kokomo
Position Summary
The Indiana University Kokomo School of Nursing & Allied Health Professions (SNAHP) invites applications for a full-time 10-month tenure track Assistant Professor in Nursing position, with appointment beginning August 1, 2024. Come and join our exceptional team who collaborate to achieve excellent student outcomes! Information about the School can be found at
One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo, is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of about 57,000. Committed to student success, the campus serves approximately 3,100 students from a 14-county area in north-central Indiana. IU Kokomo has around 260 full-time faculty and staff. Associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees are offered. Additional information about Indiana University Kokomo can be accessed at This institution is a provider of ADA services. Persons with disabilities who need assistance to participate in this application process should contact the Office of Affirmative Action at 765-455-9316.

Indiana University Kokomo seeks faculty skilled at working with members of diverse cultures and committed to preparing students to be engaged members of an increasingly diverse society. Indiana University Kokomo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX.
Basic Qualifications
The tenure track/tenured nursing faculty member is a doctoral-prepared full time faculty who holds responsibility for teaching in the nursing, for service to the nursing and SNAHP, and other constituencies relevant to the mission of the organization, and for scholarship relevant to the practice of nursing, the nursing profession, or the education of nurses. At least one of the faculty graduate degrees is in nursing. The faculty is licensed in Indiana as a registered nurse or is eligible for same.

Teaching Responsibilities:
Plan Curricula:
    • Prepare and revise syllabi for assigned courses
    • Develop appropriate evaluation measures for assigned courses
    • Develop learning experiences and materials necessary to implement the curriculum
    • Collaborate in the development of the curriculum and/or evaluation plan for each degree being offered


Teach Assigned Courses:
  • Use syllabi and curriculum plan to teach courses
  • Plan student activities to facilitate student mastery of content
  • Follow School of Nursing policy/procedure to maintain fair, safe, and high quality student outcomes
  • Gain or maintain currency/expertise in field being taught and in teaching methodology being used
  • Seek improvement and innovation that may improve student learning or satisfaction

Evaluate Student Performance:
  • Choose high quality evaluative measures adequate to differentiate variable levels of student learning/performance
  • Participate in ATI evaluation measurement in relevant courses
  • Use measures of student performance to revise teaching plan
  • Participate in gathering and analysis of program evaluation data
Collaborate With Faculty, Adjunct Teachers, Community Partners, and Other Stakeholders to organize and implement the curriculum:
  • Communicate in a clear and timely way issues that arise in the organization and implementation of the curriculum
  • Take a leadership role in communicating with teachers in the lab or clinical sections relevant to course being taught
  • Collaborate with members of the community, such as clinical agencies, schools, and organizations to provide high quality service, clinical, and lab learning experiences that are relevant to the course(s) being taught
Collect, analyze, and use the results of multiple measures of teaching effectiveness in the process of self-improvement:
  • Gather, report, and analyze student satisfaction measures
  • Gather, report, and analyze evidence of student learning
  • Use peer evaluation to improve teaching effectiveness
  • Engage in process of continuous self-improvement in the role of teacher
  • Provide annual report to the School of Nursing according to guidelines

Scholarship Responsibilities:
  • Develop a focused sustained record of scholarship in an area of clinical or educational/teaching expertise
  • Demonstrate a pattern of research and publication that demonstrate continued professional growth (examples include):
  1. Publication in refereed journals
  2. Accreditation reports
  3. Case studies, non-refereed journals
  4. Presentations at professional meetings, invited or refereed
  5. Consultation in area of expertise
  6. Acquisition of grants
  7. Participation in editorial boards of research/professional journal
  8. Involvement with student scholarship
  9. Dissertation
Service Responsibilities:
Serve on IU Kokomo School of Nursing Committees as assigned
  • Provide active contribution as a member of each committee
  • As development in the faculty role progresses, demonstrate leadership in this arena
Serve on IU Kokomo and/or IU Committees as assigned
  • Provide active contribution as a member of each committee
  • As development in the faculty role progresses, demonstrates leadership in this arena
Provide student advising as assigned
Participate in student recruitment/retention activities
Mentor faculty and students

Engage in service outside the University (examples include):
  • Mentor colleagues from outside IU Kokomo
  • Participate in professional organizations
  • Serve on professional boards, offices, or committees
  • Sponsor/advise student organizations
  • Make service presentations
  • Consult for organizations

The assistant professor role at the SNAHP includes teaching, research, and service. Appropriate university/professional/community service is also required, including committee work and engaging in campus initiatives to increase retention and enrollment. A commitment to mentoring students is preferred in our dynamic and student-centered environment. Candidates must minimally have an earned doctorate in Nursing or related field by the date of hire from an accredited program, and a master’s degree in nursing (FNP preferred but not required), and must hold a current unencumbered license to practice as an RN in Indiana. Candidates who are ABD or at a similar point in a doctoral program are eligible to apply and will be considered. 

The assistant professor role at the SNAHP is particularly interested in individuals with medical surgical and/or maternity expertise.

Department Contact for Questions
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:
Dr. Carolyn Townsend ( Indiana University Kokomo School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, East Building, 2300 South Washington Street, Kokomo IN 46904-9003.
Additional Qualifications
Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: Please include a current vita, letter of application, evidence of teaching, discussion of your research interest, a statement of diversity, and the names of three references with their contact information. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Salary and Rank  
Special Instructions  
For Best Consideration Date 03/01/2024
Expected Start Date 08/01/2024
Posting/OAA # IU-100762-2024

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Evidence of Teaching Ability
  4. Course Evaluation
  5. Statement of Research and Teaching
  6. List Of References
  7. Transcript
  8. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents

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