Instructor or Contract Assistant Professor of Nursing

Instructor or Contract Assistant Professor of Nursing

locationEvansville, IN, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023

Title: Instructor or Contract Assistant Professor of Nursing

Division: Provost's Office

Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary Range: Annual Salary

EEO Job Group: 2 C5

Position Summary

The University of Southern Indiana seeks applications for a renewable, 12-month instructor or non-tenure track contract assistant professor of Nursing.

Position begins Fall 2023, or when filled. This is a federally funded grant position through May 31, 2026. The University of Southern Indiana will review converting the position to be university-funded after the grant period ends.


This position will assume classroom teaching responsibilities as well as clinical supervision of students in the graduate and undergraduate nursing programs.

Required Knowledge and Skills

Qualified candidates must have a master's degree in Nursing. Candidates with a graduate degree other than Nursing will be considered qualified if they hold an active registered nurse license and have nursing practice experience. The candidate must hold a graduate degree in a field appropriate to their nursing faculty teaching or clinical responsibilities. If such a candidate is selected for the position, their hiring is contingent upon them having a written plan of study for completion of the master’s of science in Nursing degree (MSN) and must matriculate into a college or university MSN program within 10 months of hire and must demonstrate orderly progression toward the degree completion throughout their appointment.

To qualify for the contract assistant professor position, candidates must have a doctoral degree. ABD may be considered at the rank of Instructor if a doctoral degree is not conferred by hire date.

All candidates must also hold a valid and unencumbered Indiana (or compact) RN license.

About the College

To learn more about the College of Nursing and Health Professions, please visit our website at http://health.usi.edu.

Application Process

Click “Apply Now!” near the top right of this page to complete an application and upload application materials to the attention of the Search Committee Chair. Application materials should include:
  • letter of application
  • current curriculum vitae
  • unofficial/official transcripts
  • valid and unencumbered Indiana RN license

Search Committee Chair:

If you have questions about the open position, please contact Dr. Jennifer Evans, search committee chair, at  Jennifer.Evans@usi.edu.

Best Consideration Date:

For best consideration, please submit materials before September 28, 2023.

Pre-Employment Screening

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Authorization to Work in the United States

USI typically will not sponsor an employment-related visa for this position.

Interview Accommodations

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please contact the manager of Employment at mcweinzapf@usi.edu or (812) 464-1840. Contacting the manager of Employment is intended for use in seeking disability-related accommodations only. For general applicant inquiries, contact Human Resources at HumanRes@usi.edu or (812) 464-1815.

EEO Statement

The University of Southern Indiana is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.