University of Wyoming Associate Professor of Nursing/Graduate Program Director (MS & DNP)


The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.  We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives

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Associate Professor of Nursing/Graduate Program Director (MS & DNP) 


The Associate Professor/Graduate Program Director will assume a faculty position as well as internal leadership position in the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing (FWWSON). Specifically, the purpose of the position is to provide oversight to the school’s two graduate programs, including the Master of Science program (nurse leader and nurse educator concentrations) and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program (Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner concentrations). 


The Associate Professor/Graduate Program Director is responsible for internal leadership and administration, curriculum development especially in the graduate nursing programs, accreditation, student recruitment for graduate nursing programs, admissions and progression in the graduate nursing programs, graduate program evaluation, and faculty development. Moreover, the Associate Professor/Graduate Program Director will teach in the graduate program, have an active program of research as well as provide career advising and service to the school, college, university, and profession.


The Associate Professor/Graduate Program Director will assume a leadership position within the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing by (FWWSON) serving on important school, college, and university committees including the Leadership Council in the FWWSON.


The candidate must demonstrate experience and competency to assume an important teaching, research, service, management, and leadership position in the FWWSON.

REMOTE WORK ELIGIBILITY: {Hiring Manager to pick one}

This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.


  • Doctoral degree in nursing from an accredited institution or Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution with doctoral degree in related field
  • Eligible for unencumbered RN licensure in Wyoming
  • At least 5 years of experience practicing in nursing
  • History of experience in curriculum development, accreditation, and program evaluation
  • Record of teaching and scholarship to warrant tenure and appointment to Associate    Professor/Professor rank
  • Evidence of leadership experience
  • Commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, vendors and community members from diverse backgrounds


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds in academic and clinical settings
  • Experience in rural healthcare education and practice
  • Understanding of principles related to adult learning
  • Excellent leadership and management skills


Complete the online application, and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.  

Priority deadline for completed application is December 1, 2023.


UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.   

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