Employment Opportunity

Faculty Member in Nursing

Northwest Nazarene University (NNU), a comprehensive Christian university, offers over 60 areas of study, 19 master’s degrees in seven different disciplines and one doctoral degree. In addition to its 90-acre campus located in Nampa, Idaho, the University also offers 26 online degree programs as well as courses at a regional campus in Idaho Falls. Founded in 1913, the university now serves over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and more than 11,000 continuing education and concurrent credit students. NNU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities, and has been rated by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top master’s level universities in the West and a “Best Value” for delivering a high quality education at a remarkably affordable price. The university’s location in the Boise valley provides a wealth of regional opportunities: easy access to local ski resorts, mountain hiking, and river rafting; and a wide array of cultural opportunities from the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra to the National Oldtime Fiddlers Festival. NNU has a long and deep association with the Church of the Nazarene, and all University faculty commit themselves to living out their faith in a community shaped by serious scholarship and vital Christian piety.

Department Statement

The Department of Nursing at NNU offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, an RN to BSN completion program, a Master of Science in Nursing--Nursing Education & Leadership and a Master of Science in Nursing--Family Nurse Practitioner. The Bachelor of Science programs and the Masters of Science programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Description of Position

The Department of Nursing is seeking to fill a full-time nursing faculty position to begin fall of 2019. The area of focus is in the BSN Program with opportunities to teach online in our other programs.  The current opening is in the Junior or Senior student level, depending on applicants nursing background. Classroom and clinical teaching is required. Doctoral prepared faculty may also teach in the graduate program.


The salary will be determined by the educational background and experience of each applicant. Full-time faculty will be offered access to a benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance for employee and family, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending plan, health savings account, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, opportunities for professional development, sabbatical experiences, and a retirement program.

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete application must be received. This would include:
  • Letter of interest
  • Application form
  • Curriculum vita
  • NNU Christian Mission requirements
  • Three personal statements describing:
    • your philosophy of teaching
    • your philosophy of Christian higher education
    • your personal faith journey
  • Two reference letters from professional associates
  • Letter of reference from current pastor
  • Transcripts (unofficial acceptable for the hiring process, official required upon hire)
Send, fax or email completed application packet to:
Human Resources
Northwest Nazarene University
623 S. University Boulevard
Nampa, ID  83686
Phone: (208) 467-8036
Fax: (208) 467-8587
Email: hr@nnu.edu
Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Posted 2019-02-06

Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Sections 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended).