Faculty Position

Maternity Nursing Clinical Instructor

Position Details

Job ID # 09-531
Department Mark and Huldah Buntain School of Nursing
Reports To Dean, Mark and Huldah Buntain School of Nursing
Appointment Continuous Recruitment
Close Date Open Until Filled
Classification Adjunct Faculty, Part-time

Essential Functions

Teach and supervise the learning of senior year, baccalaureate nursing students in a mother-baby clinical setting.


The successful candidate:

  1. Holds appropriate degrees from accredited colleges or universities:
    1. Masters degree or higher in nursing, or
    2. Bachelors degree in nursing with a Masters degree in a related field.
  2. Holds a current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington.
  3. Has current clinical experience of at least three years in the clinical subject area being taught.
  4. Has a demonstrated record of successful teaching of nursing skills, concepts, and critical thinking.
  5. Possesses a deep, personal commitment to Jesus Christ and to the Spirit-filled life.
  6. Demonstrates a commitment to the integration of faith and learning.
  7. Shows willingness and ability to apply the Christian worldview in course design and instruction, and advising.
  8. Indicates a commitment to helping students to achieve overarching nursing program objectives and learning objectives specific to the courses taught.
  9. Establishes and maintains positive relationships with students, faculty, university staff, clinical site personnel and its clients/patients, and the general constituency of the University.
  10. Models best instructional practices in the clinical or skills lab setting.
  11. Continually develops professional skills in aspiring students through coaching, modeling, evaluation, feedback, and direct instruction.


Dependent on education and experience and based upon the established faculty salary schedule.

Application Requirements

To be considered as a candidate, the applicant must submit the following documents and information:

  1. Letter of interest.
  2. Curriculum vitae and, if available, a teaching portfolio.
  3. Names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references.
  4. Statement of your understanding of the relationship between the integration of Christian faith and your discipline of study.
  5. Brief statement of personal faith journey and church involvements

Contact Information

Carl Christensen, Dean of the School of Nursing
Northwest University P.O. Box 579
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
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Search procedures will be closed, when a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified. Applicants are urged to provide sufficient information, so that the application file may be considered complete at the end of the search period.

Northwest University

Northwest University is a Christian coeducational undergraduate and graduate institution, related to the Assemblies of God, offering baccalaureate and master's, and doctoral level education. The sixty-acre campus is located in Kirkland, Washington, just ten miles from downtown Seattle. The campus is an ideal setting for study, recreation, and inspiration and is centrally located and convenient to industry, business, and commercial activities.

Mission Statement

We, the people of Northwest University, carry the call of God by continually building a learning community dedicated to spiritual vitality, academic excellence, and empowered engagement with human need.

In addition, all faculty members at Northwest University must subscribe to our Statement of Faith.

Educational Goals

In view of its distinctive philosophy, Northwest University seeks to provide education which will introduce the student to the organized fields of learning and will acquaint the student with the Christian theistic view of the world and of people and their culture. Such an education is intended to develop the whole person in a balanced and useful manner.

The academic program includes majors and areas of concentration in over forty fields of study including ten graduate programs. Sixty-seven full-time faculty members and seventy-three part-time instructors teach 1,740 students. Over sixty-seven percent of the faculty holds the doctoral degree, twenty-four percent are tenured, and forty-three percent are women.


Northwest University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (regional). The University is endorsed by the Commission on Christian Higher Education of the Assemblies of God. The University also holds membership in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities.

Northwest University's College of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Buntain School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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