Job Number: 00265
Closing Date: 1/15/2024 11:59 PM Eastern
The Department of
Nursing at Otterbein University, a comprehensive liberal arts institution, invites qualified registered nurses to apply for the position of
a one-year Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Nursing beginning August 2024. We are interested in strong educators
who look forward to engaging with a diverse student body and teaching undergraduate courses (e.g., foundations, evidence-based practice,
informatics, and/or pharmacology; maternity, pediatrics, psychiatric, and/or community nursing) that align with the successful candidate’s
qualifications and experience. The Department of Nursing at Otterbein University is committed to recognizing and nurturing merit, talent,
and achievement by supporting diversity and equal opportunity in its education, services, research, and creative activities. We welcome
applicants from groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.
Teach a range of undergraduate courses (e.g., foundations, evidence-based practice, informatics, and/or
pharmacology; maternity, pediatrics, psychiatric, and/or community nursing) that align with their qualifications and experience. Other
responsibilities include advising students and service. Our visiting faculty member will be expected to maintain competence in nursing
through clinical practice and maintain competence in teaching through professional
Required: Master’s degree required for instructor appointment. A DNP degree or a
PhD in nursing or a related field is required for an assistant professor appointment. All applicants must have an Active Registered Nurse
license in the State of Ohio without unresolved Board Action, general content knowledge in nursing appropriate to teach at the undergraduate
level, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Preferred qualifications: Experience in medical/surgical nursing or
high-acuity nursing, teaching experience in a baccalaureate programs, experience in curriculum and evaluation, and experience using
technology-enhanced learning tools and approaches.
COMPENSATION: For the rank of Instructor – $62,000; for the rank of Assistant Professor – $71,500 (plus
full University benefits).
Otterbein University is located in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus, and has received notable national designations, including two
appearances on Money Magazine’s Top 100 list of Americas’ “Best Places to Live” and recognized as one of Forbes “America’s Friendliest
Towns.” Westerville has a population of approximately 37,000 people and combines the beauty and convenience of a medium-sized community with
the cultural, educational, and economic benefits of Columbus, the state capital, a thriving and diverse metropolitan area of 1.4 million
people. Central Ohio is the fastest growing area in the state with stability provided by a diversified economy.
Otterbein seeks candidates interested in teaching our diverse and talented student populations. To apply, submit the following: (1)
cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy (one single-spaced page), (4) names and contact information of
three professional references, and (5) a diversity statement addressing the following two questions: How has a focus on diversity, equity,
and inclusion informed your teaching, scholarship, and/or professional experience to date? How do you see yourself contributing to
Otterbein’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion? (One single-spaced page.)
All application materials should be received by
January 15, 2024.
Otterbein University is committed to providing a welcoming environment free from unlawful discrimination. To this
end, the University prohibits any form of discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, pregnancy, religion,
creed, marital status, partnership status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability,
military status, or any other legally protected status in its programs and activities. However, the University’s commitment to a
nondiscriminatory environment is not intended to abridge unduly its commitment to academic freedom, free speech, or its educational
Otterbein University is an EEO Employer.