Assistant Professor of Nursing

Linfield University

Portland, OR

Job posting number: #7100482

Posted: May 20, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Our innovative nursing programs seek creative faculty who are passionate about teaching, and who have a commitment to diversity and learner-centered education. Linfield's concept-based nursing curriculum provides a quality education derived from a liberal arts foundation, nursing theory and research. We are actively seeking candidates for a Tenure Track Nursing Faculty position.

Linfield University is a private, comprehensive undergraduate institution with the main campus in McMinnville, Oregon. The School of Nursing is located on our new campus in Northeast Portland. There are approximately 400 pre-licensure students across our pre-licensure programs and we have 200 RN to BSN students in our online program. We are starting a Master's Entry into Professional Nursing (MEPN) program in January 2023. Our NCLEX pass rates are significantly above national rates. Students have clinical experiences in a wide variety of hospitals and health care facilities in Portland and surrounding areas. We have a cutting-edge simulation program based on neurobiological learning theory.

Our Benefits Stand Out:

Linfield University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, and vision coverage; retirement plan; life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage at no cost. Linfield offers a Tuition Remission and Exchange Program for spouses and dependents who meet the eligibility requirements. Benefits may vary depending on the actual faculty appointment offered.

Required Qualifications

All faculty candidates must possess 1) a doctoral or master's degree in Nursing, 2) an Oregon Nursing license (or eligibility for licensure in Oregon), and 3) three years of full-time nursing practice experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of effective teaching at the BSN and MSN level.

Previous experience in a higher education setting.

A terminal degree in nursing (PhD or DNP)

Screening of Applications Begins Immediately

Screening of applications begins immediately and must be received by Sunday June 5, 2022 to receive full consideration. To apply, please complete the online application and attach the following documents as ONE complete PDF file.

Letter of interest, including a description of what makes applicant qualified to teach BSN and MSN nursing students.
Copy of current Nursing License.
Three letters of recommendation.

In order to create the healthiest face-to-face learning environment possible, Linfield University is requiring that all faculty, staff, and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees should be fully vaccinated no later than two weeks prior to arriving on campus. To be fully vaccinated, employees will need to have the COVID-19 booster shot when eligible. Employees must submit their documentation at least seven days prior to arrival on campus. People who have tested positive for COVID-19 will still be required to show proof of vaccination. Linfield's COVID-19 vaccine policy, including requirements for compliance and exemptions, is available at You will be able to upload your documentation once you've completed the onboarding process.

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