George Fox University - Faculty
  • 06-Dec-2022 to 05-Mar-2023 (PST)
  • School of Nursing
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • 63805-79670 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; tuition remission.

Assistant Professor of Nursing

George Fox University announces a tenure-track faculty position in the College of Nursing, to begin in August 2023. The College of Nursing is seeking a faculty member who is enthusiastic about educating the next generation of nurses in our growing pre-licensure baccalaureate program. The ideal candidate will have experience working with diverse populations across the lifespan, and have a passion for serving vulnerable populations and underserved communities. Experience as a nurse educator with classroom, simulation, and clinical teaching experience is also highly valued.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.

George Fox University College of Nursing prepares students to enter the profession with a commitment to promoting health with excellence and integrity, and as imitators of Christ through caring with compassion and hope.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teach theory, clinical and simulation/lab nursing courses, including courses such as Acute Care and Essentials.
  • Establish and maintain a positive learning environment.
  • Participate in the ongoing and innovative work of the College of Nursing.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with healthcare agency professionals and other campus educators.
  • Engage in scholarship that contributes to the advancement of nursing as a profession.
  • Participate in the work of the department and the university, including advising and serving on university committees as needed.


  • Master of Science in Nursing is required; Doctorate in Nursing or relevant field preferred.
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon R.N. license.
  • Minimum of five years practicing as an RN.
  • Excellent professional interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Commitment to maintaining consistently high professional standards.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with a growing, innovative team.
  • Nursing education experience in a higher education institution preferred.
  • CNE or CHSE preferred.
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.

Salary and Rank

Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated, though candidates with significant teaching experience at previous institutions may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures - apply only through this website

When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Faith and learning essay*

Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply at once. Review of applications will begin January 10 and continue until the position is filled. **This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.

Questions may be directed to: Pamela Fifer, Associate Dean, GFU College of Nursing (

*INTEGRATION OF FAITH AND LEARNING ESSAY George Fox University is committed to the idea that one of the primary responsibilities of Christian higher education is to help students develop a uniquely Christian worldview. As teachers and mentors, it is important for George Fox University faculty members to integrate Christian faith and principles in all aspects of their lives. As an essential part of the application process, the University will carefully consider your response to the following: In a one-page essay (about 300 words) describe your personal Christian faith, as well as how your faith informs your teaching, scholarship, and service (including service and leadership in your church and/or in Christian ministries)

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