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Teaching Professor, Hybrid Accelerated BSN Program - Columbus, Ohio Site 998321

companyXavier University
locationWashington, DC 20037, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/16/2023

As a Catholic Jesuit university, Xavier University is committed to educational excellence, the service of faith, and the promotion of justice, and therefore, the dignity of every individual. Xavier University consequently envisions itself as an equitable and inclusive community of learners. In as much as it brings these mission-driven values into focus, our diversity vision is fundamental to the overall mission and vision of the University. Xavier University has a strong commitment to diversity and, building upon recent success, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women and minorities. 

Position Description:

The College of Nursing (CoN) at Xavier University is seeking experienced, innovative, and highly motivated fulltime, 12-month, non-tenure track, teaching faculty to teach in our Accelerated BSN (ABSN) program. The CoN offers the ABSN program as a hybrid program at three locations in Ohio including Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus. The primary responsibility of the teaching faculty is teaching in the didactic and/or clinical/lab/simulation courses.  The desired specialty area for the successful candidate includes expertise in acute care/critical-complex care nursing and medical-surgical area. Candidates with expertise in more than one specialty area are highly desirable. Successful candidates are expected to teach didactic courses and/or lab/simulation/clinical instructions as needed. Didactic courses are offered online, whereas simulation, lab, and clinical are in-person.  Faculty are expected to maintain office hours and have a physical presence on one of the campuses for at least two days per week in one of the three locations for the program. The candidate is not expected to travel to the three campuses.

The teaching faculty will receive time off throughout the academic year as approved by the ABSN program chair during the 12-month contract.  The teaching faculty is not evaluated with respect to scholarship yet is expected to engage in ongoing professional development appropriate to nursing and engage in service for the program, college, and institution. Nursing teaching professors serve as course coordinators/leads, faculty mentors, maintain frequent contact with adjunct faculty in clinical courses, responsible for the course syllabus, teaching and providing guidance for the students, course revisions and evaluation, and assessment of students’ learning.

Desired clinical areas of expertise include Acute care, medical-surgical, and/or critical-complex care nursing. Candidates with expertise in more than one specialty area are highly desired. Experience/desire to teach pharmacology and pathophysiology is favorable.


  • Current and unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Ohio or be eligible to be licensed and practice in Ohio.
  • A graduate degree in nursing from an accredited program is required.
  • Minimum of three years of experience as a registered nurse in acute care/medical-surgical and/or critical care.
  • A doctoral degree in nursing or a related field or a plan for completing a doctoral program is desired. 
  • Two years of previous teaching experience in nursing is preferred.  Experience with hybrid and online pedagogy, and adult teaching is desired. 
  • Experience using simulation is a plus. 
  • Knowledge of curriculum development, methods of teaching, and evaluation are desired.
  • Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills and have a strong commitment to working as part of a collaborative team.

Xavier University is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. The College of Nursing welcomes a broad spectrum of candidates and particularly invites applications from diverse groups (e.g. gender, ethnicity/race, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession. The College of Nursing strives to develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity among students and colleagues. Therefore, we encourage applications from individuals who may help us achieve this goal. Faculty will function within the College of Nursing in a manner consistent with its emphasis on fostering a learning environment that is supportive and inclusive of diverse individuals. Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To ensure consideration, qualified/interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University's website.  

Review of applications will start on May 30, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.


Xavier University offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and employment class.

  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage Tax advantaged accounts including health savings account, flexible spending accounts, and dependent care account. Financial security via life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans. Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, and holidays. Tuition remission for employees and their eligible dependents.
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