Nursing Assistant Professor

Requisition ID
Mercy College
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Monday-Friday (8:00am-5:00pm)
Facility / Process Level : Name
Mercy College


Mercy College of Health Sciences is a Catholic institution of higher education, rooted in the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy, guided by our core values of knowledge, reverence, integrity, compassion, and excellence.


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  • Provides teaching, supervision and evaluation of student learning experiences in a didactic, clinical
    or lab environment.
  • Provides individual advisement and guidance for intellectual and professional development of
  • Collaborates with other faculty, preceptors, field faculty, and clinical agencies to provide optimum
    learning opportunities for students.
  • Develops, implements and revises course content in a limited subject area.
  • Serves as a mentor to new or inexperienced faculty as appropriate.
  • Participates in scholarly activities (e.g., grant writing, research, college projects, publications,
    creative teaching strategies).
  • Participates in and seeks out quality improvement opportunities.
    Contributes to policy formation for the College and/or program.
  • Contributes to the well-being of the larger communities of neighborhood, city, state, or church by
    volunteer service or participation.
  •  Stays abreast of current health science research and trends within teaching responsibility and
    incorporates information as appropriate into student learning


  • Master's degree in nursing.
  • Two years experience working in a clinical environment.
  • Current and valid RN licensure.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing, leading or training others.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize appropriate, varied and innovative classroom/clinical/field teaching
  •  Doctorate degree preferred.



It is Mercy College of Health Sciences' policy to conduct all academic programs and business activities in a manner that is free from unlawful discrimination and to provide equal opportunity for and equal treatment of students and employees regardless of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion/creed, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U.S. veteran or any other factor protected by law. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Vice President, Employee Engagement and Human Resources at (515) 643-3180, 928 6th Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50309 or


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