Bellarmine University

About Bellarmine University:
Bellarmine University ( is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 3,500 students, and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in the Princeton Review’s Best 384 Colleges, is one of the top 20 Southern regional universities in U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 college rankings, and is a top university in Forbes’ list of America’s best colleges. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is “welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone.” Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world.
Bellarmine ( is located on a scenic 145-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood and 46+ acres off-campus in Louisville, KY, which Forbes recently recognized as a “Top 15 City” for affordable living and National Geographic calls one of the “Best Small Cities in the U.S.” Louisville is within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.

Additional Information:
The Lansing School of Nursing and Health Science offers the following undergraduate nursing programs: 4-year traditional, 1-year accelerated second degree. The graduate nursing programs include: MSN in Nursing Administration, Nursing Education and Family Nurse Practitioner tracks and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP). Additionally, two interdisciplinary degrees are offered: a Masters’s degree in Health Sciences (online) and a PhD in Health Professions Education. More information about the Lansing School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences can be found at

Job Description:
The Lansing School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences ( of Bellarmine University invites applications for a 12-month tenure track appointment as Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing. The position is available for start as of June 1, 2019. Responsibilities will include both graduate and undergraduate nursing classroom, clinical and/or practicum teaching with opportunities available for interdisciplinary courses. Graduate teaching responsibilities may include classroom and clinical/practice teaching in the FNP program. Undergraduate teaching responsibilities may include classroom and clinical teaching in a variety of areas. An active research/scholarship trajectory is expected. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Preference is given to applicants who have a FNP and doctoral degree requirements.

• Required: Master’s degree in nursing, with a doctoral degree strongly preferred. Doctoral degree required for tenure track, ranked appointment
• Required: License to practice nursing in Kentucky or ability to obtain such licensing if hired
• Required: Licensed as Family Nurse Practitioner
• Preferred: Experience teaching in higher education
• Preferred: Ongoing research/scholarship
Application Instructions:
Please submit a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, a statement regarding your teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Kelly Ruppel, Search Committee Chair by clicking the link contained in this posting. Applications will not be considered until all required items have been submitted. Serious considerations of applicants will begin February 1st, and continue until position filled.

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