Assistant Professor in Nursing

University of South Dakota

United States


The Department of Nursing at The University of South Dakota (USD) invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure track faculty member for the Sioux Falls 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 with the minimum rank required being Assistant Professor.


Successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain an active funded research program, mentor students in research, and participate in teaching and service activities.


Teaching responsibilities include: oversight and evaluation of students’ clinical reasoning and clinical performance; assessment and evaluation of student learning; and implementation of patient simulations. Some travel to clinical sites may be expected.


The successful candidate will have a current, active, unencumbered license, be eligible for licensure in South Dakota. A Doctorate degree in Nursing or related field from a nationally accredited program is required. A Master’s degree in Nursing is required if the candidate holds a Doctoral degree in a field other than nursing. A research background, excellent written and verbal skills, and a commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusiveness are expected. Clinical experience in population health and/or community nursing is desired.


Applicants should follow the website listed below to attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and transcripts. Review of applications will begin 01-15-2019 and continue until the position is filled. The University of South Dakota is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


Questions may be directed to:
Michelle Knuppe, Sioux Falls Director Office Phone: 605-357-1526

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