Human Resources

Faculty Opportunities

Last Updated

March 22, 2017


HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FACULTY- The School of Nursing and Health Professions/HIM Program is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member with expertise in health information management/health informatics and electronic health record systems to teach in a Health Information Management baccalaureate program and provide support for nursing informatics courses beginning August 17’. Responsibilities include classroom and online teaching, development and evaluation of curriculum, program assessment, use of computer simulation, development/supervision of professional practice experience sites, advising students; scholarship and professional development related to the teaching and practice of health informatics/information management; providing departmental/university support. Possibility of appropriately credentialed/experienced candidate to serve as Program Coordinator.  REQUIRED: Master’s degree in related field, RHIA certification, combination of education and experience in health informatics or health information management, and active membership in the American Health Information Management Association. PREFERRED: Collegiate teaching experience. Candidates not meeting all requirements but with a baccalaureate degree and pursuing Master’s degree in related field & appropriate national certification may apply for an instructor position. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, 1-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for at least 3 references sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE


NURSING FACULTY– The School of Nursing and Health Professions is seeking a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty member (Assistant/Associate Professor) to teach in the BSN, RN-BSN online program, and/or MSN Health Care Leadership or Nurse Educator programs beginning August, 2017. Responsibilities include: planning, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating all aspects of assigned classroom/clinical teaching. Additional responsibilities include scholarship and professional development related to the teaching of and practice of nursing; advising nursing students; providing departmental/university support. The BSN program is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education. REQUIRED: Master’s degree in Nursing or Doctorate (ABD acceptable) in Nursing or related field; licensure as a registered professional nurse in the state of Missouri (or ability to obtain this license). PREFER: Previous experience in teaching at the baccalaureate or graduate level; background in instructional technology; nursing leadership experience and certification in specialty area of practice is preferred. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, 1-pg. statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for at least 3 references sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until filled.  EOE