Full-Time Temporary Instructor

Position Description

The School of Nursing at Pittsburg State University is accepting applications for a full-time temporary, non-tenure earning faculty member.


Teaching responsibilities include teaching Bachelor of Science in Nursing theory and clinical courses. Service responsibilities include engaging in institutional, professional and community service activities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s in Nursing or related field required by August 12, 2019

  • Must possess RN license in Kansas and Missouri by August 12, 2019

  • Relevant clinical experience required

  • Current immunizations and BLS or ACLS Certification as required for clinical areas

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing or related field required by August 12, 2019
  • Nursing teaching experience preferred

Additional Information

The School of Nursing offers programs of study at the baccalaureate and graduate levels. The School of Nursing programs are accredited by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. Nursing majors number more than 500. There are 19 full-time faculty and a fully equipped Health Simulation Center/Learning Resource Center serving PSU students and others in the region. Pittsburg State University is an accredited, comprehensive, state-supported institution in southeastern Kansas, enrolling approximately 7,000 students annually. The institution has Colleges in the fields of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Technology. For more information see: http://www.pittstate.edu. Pittsburg has a population of approximately 19,000 residents is located in southeast Kansas, about thirty miles from Joplin, Missouri, which has a metropolitan area population of about 60,000 residents. Kansas City is located 120 miles north; Tulsa, Oklahoma is 125 miles southwest; Wichita is 160 miles west; and Springfield, Missouri is 95 miles east. Air Travel is through Joplin Regional Airport, NW Arkansas Regional Airport, or Springfield Airport. For more information see: http://www.pittks.org.

Application Instructions

Electronic submission of all application materials is required. Applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and a concise vision statement regarding his/her expectations in this position along with names and contact information of 5 professional references. Additional information may be requested of candidates. Position is contingent upon budget approval.

  • Job Type: Unclassified
  • Job Category: Faculty
  • Department/Office: Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Appointment Duration: 9-month
  • Tenure earning: No
  • Required Background Checks: Criminal
  • Who can apply: Anyone Interested
  • First consideration: 06/17/2019

Pursuant to the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 U.S.C. 1092 {f}) a copy of Pittsburg State University's Annual Security Report may be viewed on the internet at: http://www.pittstate.edu/dotAsset/384ef407-c774-44f3-82e6-862cc6f7be27.pdf

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Position number: 100003127
E-appoint tracking number: NURS010841S
Pittsburg State University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity employer.