Faculty Positions

We continue to evaluate our current situation as it relates to the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Because of this disruption, we must make adjustments to all hiring processes at Augustana. As a result, we have put a temporary hold on some of the positions listed. We will pause for 30 days upon which we will re-evaluate and determine if the process will be delayed further. We will continue to accept application materials during this time and keep you informed on the status as the weeks unfold. Thank you. (June 1st, 2020)

The faculty are those who have been granted status as faculty members by the Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the President. The faculty shall consist of teachers with the ranks of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, or Instructor, and any other designated by the President.


Job Title: Graduate Nursing Program Director

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Nursing

The Augustana University Nursing Department invites applications for Graduate Nursing Program Director. This is a tenure track, eleven-month Assistant or Associate Professor position.  A doctoral degree in nursing or related discipline is required. Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification or experience in genetics preferred. The program currently offers baccalaureate and accelerated nursing degrees and seeks to develop graduate programming in nursing.

DUTIES:  Successful applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to student-centered teaching excellence in an expanding nursing program within the context of the liberal arts. Opportunity exists to shape new educational programming at the masters and doctoral level, as well as the research core in nursing. The candidate will be responsible for strategic planning, curricular development, administrative leadership, integration of diverse education and experiences within the curriculum, and evaluation of graduate programs in nursing. The candidate will collaborate with faculty and stakeholders to develop and promote graduate programs and oversee accreditation efforts.  Courses to be taught are dependent on specialization and interests of the successful applicant.

Augustana’s progressive undergraduate nursing program is recognized for the excellence of its graduates and for its experienced, creative, and engaging faculty.  Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research and collaboration with colleagues in health and life sciences, as well as in social science and the humanities. International study and exchange opportunities for students and faculty are a distinguishing feature of AU’s educational programming. The Nursing Department celebrates over 75 years of excellence in nursing education. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctoral degree in nursing, with national certification as a nurse practitioner are required. Eligibility for SD licensure. Academic experience, experience with program development and accreditation preferred. Practice experience in a clinical specialty, teaching excellence, and a habit of scholarly productivity.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Send application letter indicating why you are interested in this position, curriculum vitae, Augustana University employment application, the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three persons qualified to provide a reference, and brief statements of teaching philosophy, commitment to diversity, clinical interests, and research goals. Unofficial transcripts and reprints are welcome. Submit your application package electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.

Contact the Nursing Department Chair, lynn.white@augie.edu with questions.

Address for sending resumes:

Human Resources
Augustana University

Email: humanresources@augie.edu
Email submissions are preferred.

Human Resources
Augustana University

2001 S Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Telephone: 605.274.4110
Fax: 605.274.5547

Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.