Assistant Professor – Medical Surgical Nursing – Department of Nursing

Assistant Professor – Medical Surgical Nursing – Department of Nursing
College of Education, Health and Human Studies
Tenure Track

Primary Responsibilities
• Face-to-face, blended, and/or online teaching and clinical supervision of pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students, primarily in medical surgical settings
• Use of simulation and technology-based teaching/learning strategies
• Curricular assessment, revision, and evaluation
• Student recruitment, retention and mentoring
• Ongoing scholarly activity
• Participation in committee work, public service, and professional organizations

Required Qualifications
• Doctorate in Nursing or related field and Master of Science in Nursing; (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
• Current, active Missouri RN license or eligibility for Missouri licensure
• Recent, within the last five years, teaching experience (theory or clinical) Strong preference for medical-surgical teaching experience
• Minimum three years recent clinical experience in acute care, medical-surgical nursing (faculty or staff)
• Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with students, faculty, staff and the community
• Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.

To Apply: Submit the following items online at

• Letter of interest addressing position requirements
• Current curriculum vita or resume’
• Copy of current nursing license and applicable certification
• Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
• Names and contact information for three professional references

Departmental Information: The Department of Nursing includes 21 faculty members serving over 300 undergraduate and graduate students. Both the BSN and MSN programs are CCNE accredited. The department website may be accessed at

University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with five colleges, approximately 11,000 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,100. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 78,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.

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