Augsburg University - Assistant Professor of Nursing - Tenure-Track Position

The Augsburg University Nursing Department invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position beginning August 15, 2021. The nursing department offers multiple programs: BSN completion, M.A. in Transcultural Nursing and/or Transcultural/Leadership and two tracks in the Doctoral program – Transcultural or Family Nurse Practitioner that focus on transcultural nursing and holistic health practices.

Augsburg University nursing programs prepare nurses to advance their career through BSN completion and as well as graduate work in advanced transcultural nursing leadership aimed at addressing health care inequities while integrating holistic practices. Candidates with demonstrated commitments to equity and inclusion and effectiveness in serving students from diverse communities are especially encouraged to apply.

A successful candidate will have opportunities to teach nursing courses across Augsburg's various nursing programs. Courses are offered in a variety of formats:  face-to-face, blended, and online. Priority will be given to a candidate demonstrating interest and strength in teaching with an emphasis on transcultural nursing, leadership, holistic health, equity and inclusivity, and social justice issues in the discipline.

Primary responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, service, and academic mentoring.  Teaching requirements include facilitation of graduate and undergraduate nursing courses with adult students in a hybrid format that may include travel between the Twin Cities and Rochester, MN.  Student advising is expected along with committee assignments within the Department and participation in the larger University community.  Maintaining an innovative program of scholarship that compliments teaching is essential to fulfilling tenure requirements.

Required Qualifications:

  •       Doctoral degree in nursing or a Masters Degree in Nursing and a doctorate in a related discipline, such as Education or Anthropology, prior to the start of the position.
  •       Licensed and unencumbered registered nurse in the State of Minnesota or eligible for RN licensure in Minnesota.
  •       Academic preparation and teaching experience in nursing education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •   PhD in nursing
  •   Demonstrated passion for holistic health, transcultural nursing, or community health
  •   Teaching experience in online, hybrid, and/or in-person formats.
  •   Commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
  •   Minimum of five years of experience in the nursing profession.

To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter and CV at  In the cover letter, candidates should address their ability to educate and mentor diverse students and/or contribute to a diverse community. As part of the online application process, you will be required to provide the names of three professional references. If your application advances in this search, you will be notified prior to Augsburg contacting your references. Application review will begin on Jan 30: the position will remain open until filled.

We believe that education is the key to healthy, meaningful and productive lives for individuals, as well as to the vibrancy of our democracy. Augsburg University is dedicated to achieving an educational experience free from the barriers of poverty, racism, and discrimination so that students can fully realize their unique gifts. Recognizing that higher education's democratic promise is compromised by systemic and systematic barriers to college access and completion, Augsburg is called to stand for equity in everything we do to fulfill our academic mission, serve our students and engage our fellow citizens.

Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status.

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Transcultural Nursing Society Tuition Discount Program

June 15, 2020:  The mission of the Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS) is to enhance the quality of culturally congruent, competent, and equitable care that results in improved health and well-being for people worldwide.  Your work is essential for ensuring the health of our diverse communities.  We want to support you in furthering your nursing education by offering a 30% tuition discount on online graduate nursing programs at Duquesne University which include Ph.D. in Nursing, DNP to Ph.D., Ph.D. in Nursing Ethics, MSN, DNP, and Post-Master’s Certificate options. Duquesne’s School of Nursing offers a suite of graduate online nursing programs that are each designed to help you advance as a leader within nursing.  You must be a registered nurse, a member of the Transcultural Nursing Society for at least one year, and enroll as a full-time or part-time graduate student in order to qualify.

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Advanced Certificate in Cultural Competence 

 Fully Online and Accredited by New York State Education Department*

The City University of New York (CUNY)
College of Staten Island
Staten Island, New York

Part-time, post-baccalaureate, master’s level interdisciplinary program (three, 3-credit courses)

*Students registered in a fully online program in New York State pay the New York State tuition rate.

Application deadline May 15

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Dr. Marianne R. Jeffreys
Professor, CUNY College of Staten Island
Professor, CUNY Graduate Center
Transcultural Nursing Scholar
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine

Book Author:
Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Healthcare: Inquiry, Action, and Innovation
Nursing Student Retention: Understanding the Process and Making a Difference