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Instructor-Nursing QE9757

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Instructor-Nursing QE9757
Posting Number F00073P
Department USD-Nursing
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
Posting Text

The Department of Nursing at USD invites applications and nominations for full-time faculty members for the Vermillion site. USD Nursing is one of ten programs within the USD School of Health Sciences, offering a Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing degree in Vermillion, Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Pierre. The School of Health Sciences and the USD/Sanford School of Medicine comprise the Division of Health Affairs. The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive liberal arts state institution with an enrollment of over 10,000 students.

The position will be 9-month, full-time. Salary and rank will be based on experience and credentials. This faculty will be responsible for classroom theoretical instruction with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas; adult medical/surgical, community and public health. Responsibilities include; oversight and evaluation of students’ clinical reasoning and clinical performance; assessment and evaluation of student learning; and implementation of patient simulations. Recent clinical experience is required. Experience in teaching in a baccalaureate or higher degree program preferred. Some travel to clinical sites may be expected.

The successful candidate will have a current, active, unencumbered license, eligible for licensure in South Dakota, and hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program. Exceptional written and verbal skills are essential with the ability to incorporate technology into teaching and learning, as well as a commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusiveness.

Posting Date 11/21/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 12/21/2017
Advertised Salary Salary is dependent upon education and experience plus state benefits package
Duration of the Term 9 months
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Appointment Percent 100%
Tenure Status Term
Proposed Rank Instructor
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Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

USD Nursing has a 4-year Baccalaureate nursing program and an on-line RN-BSN program that utilizes cutting edge concept-based curricular design, incorporating the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education, QSEN competencies, simulation, and interprofessional education. Additional program information can be found at In this incredible era of health care change coupled with the growth at USD Nursing, the successful candidate will have an outstanding opportunity to contribute to, and impact, the future of nursing at USD, the state and the region.

Affirmative Action Statement

Applicants should follow the website listed below to attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and transcripts. The University of South Dakota is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Diversity Statement

Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

Questions may be directed to: Kathy Magorian, Vermillion Director Office Phone: 605-658-5609

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Reference List
  4. Graduate Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other
  2. Doctoral Transcripts