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Assistant Professor Nurse Educator

Assistant Professor Nurse Educator

Assistant Professor Nurse Educator

Graduate Nursing Degree Program/College of Nursing & Health Professions
McNeese State University invites qualified applicants and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor Nurse Educator in the Graduate Nursing Degree Program/College of Nursing and Health Professions (CONHP). This is a full time, 9-month, unclassified, tenure-track position. The appointment begins in Spring, 2018.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

The Assistant Professor Nurse Educator, a faculty member in the Graduate Nursing Degree Program, has responsibilities that include but are not limited to: administration, teaching, university/community service, and research/scholarly work. Specific duties include: implements University and College policies and procedures; implements the program curricula; participates in curriculum and course planning, implementation, and evaluation; student advisement; mentoring; assists in evaluating clinical settings and experiences related to course and student learning needs; planning/supervising clinical experiences for students and evaluating the clinical competence of students; serves on University, Consortium and CONHP committees; participates in the community by offering volunteer services and/or offering consultation and/or in-service education to clinical agencies or community agencies/organizations; and initiates and/or participates in nursing research activities.


Doctorate Degree in nursing or related field is required. Teaching experience in a higher education institution is preferred. Academic preparation includes degree specialization, specialty coursework, or other preparation sufficient to address the qualifications. At least one year of clinical practice as a PMHNP is required. Must be licensed or eligible to be licensed in Louisiana or Texas as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with prescriptive authority.


Salary commensurate with experience.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Application Materials and Contact:

Applicants must send a: Letter of Application, a Curriculum Vita, three Letters of Recommendation, an Unofficial Transcript, and Name and Telephone Number of three Professional References for the application process. Please submit the required documents to:

Dr. Sattaria S Dilks, Professor and Search Committee Chair
McNeese State University
Graduate Nursing Degree Program
Box 90415
Lake Charles, LA 70609
Phone: (337) 475-5840
TDD: (337) 562-4227

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and al l supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Equal Opportunity Office: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or

Instructional Faculty Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, an official comprehensive course-by-course report and U.S. Equivalency Statement, from World Education Services. The official Credential Evaluation Report and U.S. Equivalency Statement must be submitted directly to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Box 93220, Lake Charles, LA 70609; (337)475-5508. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice and will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.