Assistant Professor | Family Nurse Practitioner

Rivier University seeks a full-time, on campus, faculty member in the area of Family Nursing with an earned graduate degree along with National Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner licensed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and a strong background in Family Health Nursing.


The Assistant Professor of Family Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing the Nursing and Health Professions division at Rivier University with on-line and hybrid instruction modalities at a graduate level.  The successful candidate must be able to teach students using effective human and hi-fidelity simulation.  The Assistant Professor of FNP will possess strong clinical skills and be experienced with telehealth, virtual meeting technologies, women and children’s health, preventive health, chronic disease management and supervise student experiences in the community setting.  This individual will join a highly-committed group of Nursing and Health Professions faculty in preparing graduate students with the skills to practice and provide health care to patient populations across the lifespan.

This is a nine-month, full-time, exempt level, benefit-eligible renewable non-tenure-track faculty position.


Candidates must possess a keen interest and enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring students as well as the ability to work effectively with students of all levels and abilities. Candidates should have a demonstrable understanding of how this discipline and this position support the education of graduate nursing students. Also important is the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues both in the department and throughout the University community. The successful candidate will possess National Certification and be licensed as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Applications Instructions

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts (unofficial is fine for applying), and the contact information of three (3) professional references to (References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior authorization.) Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For additional information about this opportunity, please review the comprehensive position profile.

Rivier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rivier University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, veteran, or marital status in admission or access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities, and Title IX requires that the University not discriminate on the bases stated above. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding Title IX and the nondiscrimination policies:

Director of Human Resources, Justine Caron, located in Molloy Hall, ext. 8210 while students may also contact Kurt Stimeling, Vice President for Student Affairs, located in Dion Center, ext. 8249.

Prospective employees are encouraged to review the University’s Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found here.

About Us

Rivier University has the advantage of a central New England location in a thriving small city less than 50 miles from metropolitan Boston. With a student population of 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students, the University is recognized for academic excellence, a strong liberal arts program, and professional career preparation in various fields.

Rivier University is dedicated to its mission of transforming hearts and minds to serve the world.  Rivier is guided by the faith heritage, intellectual tradition, and social teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The faculty and staff are engaged in the education of the whole person in the context of an open and inclusive academic community that cultivates critical thought, sound judgment, and respect for all people.  We especially encourage candidates who are committed to enhancing the racial, ethnic, or cultural diversity of the University to apply. We especially encourage candidates who are committed to enhancing the racial, ethnic, or cultural diversity of the University to apply.