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Instructor or Assistant Professor-Maternal Child - Phoenix Campus

Creighton University
Phoenix, AZ
Closing date
Jul 11, 2024

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Instructor or Assistant Professor - Maternal-Child Nursing Faculty | Phoenix Campus

The College of Nursing is seeking candidates for a 12-month, full-time, appointment for a maternal-child nursing position for its on-site BSN program. This position is for the College's Phoenix campus. T

Faculty responsibilities will include classroom instruction in the undergraduate program, clinical and simulation teaching/supervision of undergraduate students in labor and delivery and postpartum clinical areas and community-based health settings, curriculum development, and academic advising. Other faculty responsibilities include those associated with service and scholarship commensurate with the College's standards of performance and university expectations.


The candidate must have experience in labor and delivery and postpartum settings with the flexibility to supervise students in community-based settings.

  • Candidates must possess at least a master's degree in nursing

  • An earned doctorate or enrollment in a doctoral program is preferred.

  • Two (2) years of clinical nursing experience in maternal-child nursing.

  • Ideally, candidates will have experience in classroom and simulation instruction and clinical supervision.

  • Candidates must have a current unencumbered license to practice as an RN in the state of Arizona, or eligibility for licensure.

We encourage applications from qualified individuals representing all backgrounds and faith traditions who identify with our mission and can contribute to our distinctive academic traditions. Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton's mission and founding principles at

Creighton University's main campus, located in Omaha, Nebraska, is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university nationally recognized for providing a challenging and balanced educational experience. Creighton University ranks in the top third of National Universities in U.S. News & World Report's 2022 rankings for "Best Colleges." Creighton is noted for offering a full range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral programs, and for producing groundbreaking research. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education classifies Creighton University as an R2 Doctoral/High Research institution. The university is composed of nine colleges and schools including Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Professional Studies, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Professions, Dentistry, and a Graduate School.

The College of Nursing ranks 43rd in U.S. News & World Report's 2022 rankings of 694 nursing schools. This places the College in the top 6% of nursing schools ranked by U.S. News & World Report. The College of Nursing offers programs at the baccalaureate (BSN), masters (MSN), doctoral (DNP), and APRN post-graduate certificate levels. Creighton University College of Nursing offers programs at its Omaha, Grand Island, and Phoenix campus locations. Candidates are encouraged to review our various campus locations at

Candidates are also encouraged to review the Faculty Handbook at:

The College of Nursing serves over 700 BSN students across all campuses as well as over 250 students in its graduate program.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Creighton University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Rank and salary are commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;

  • Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;

  • Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications

Instructions on how to apply:

Please apply at the Creighton University Human Resources site:

  • Provide a cover letter

  • Provide a CV/Resume

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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