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Northwest Nazarene University

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Faculty Member in nursing

Northwest Nazarene University (NNU), a comprehensive university with a rich liberal arts tradition, is located in Nampa, Idaho. The university's location in the southwest part of the state allows easy access to local ski resorts, mountain hiking, and river rafting. The proximity to Boise, the state's capital, offers cultural amenities such as the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra, Boise Master Chorale, Opera Idaho, Ballet Idaho, Riverside Jazz Orchestra, and the Boise Art Museum. The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. NNU has been rated by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top master's level universities in the west. The university is sponsored by the Church of the Nazarene.

The department of nursing

The Department of Nursing at NNU offers a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Nursing, an RN to BS in Nursing program and a Master of Science in Nursing with a nursing education track. The Bachelor of Science program and the Masters of Science program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

description of position

The Department of Nursing is seeking to fill a full-time nursing faculty position to begin fall of 2013. The area of focus is: Medical-Surgical Nursing. Classroom and clinical teaching is required.  Doctoral prepared faculty may also teach in the graduate program.


Doctorally prepared candidates will be given preference. A Masters degree is required.   Strong candidates will possess proven abilities in the classroom. Candidates are to have a high level of integrity, and personal responsibility must be verified. Candidates must demonstrate both written and verbal skills, effective interpersonal relationship skills, and evidence of leadership in the profession. The university requires that all candidates have a Christian perspective (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and must be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle values of NNU. Northwest Nazarene University embraces diversity and therefore encourages all who are qualified to apply.


The salary will be determined by the educational background and experience of each applicant. Full-time faculty will be offered access to a benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance for employee and family, tuition benefits for employee and family, group life and long term disability insurance, holidays, opportunities for faculty development, sabbatical experiences, and a retirement program.

Application process

To be considered for this position, a complete application packet must be received.  A complete application packet will include the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Application form
  • Complete curriculum vita
  • NNU Christian Mission requirements link
  • The names and contact information for two professional references
  • One pastoral reference letter
  • Letter of commitment to teaching at a Christian liberal arts university
  • Transcripts (unofficial are okay for the hiring process, official may be required upon hire)

Please send your complete application packet to

Northwest Nazarene University
Department of Human Resources
623 S. University Blvd.
Nampa, ID  83686
(208) 467.8036
FAX: (208) 467.8587

Employment at Northwest Nazarene University is contingent upon the results of an independent background check. Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.


Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted, and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Sections 702- 703, United States Civil Rights act of 1964 as amended.)

posted may 2013