Assistant Professor | Family Nurse Practitioner – FNP

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Full-Time Faculty | Academic/9 Months

The Division of Nursing and Health Professions at Rivier University has an opening in its highly-regarded Family Nurse Practitioner Program.  This program prepares the graduate to practice and provide care to patient populations across the lifespan.


  • The successful candidate must have the ability to engage with students in the online and hybrid teaching modalities at the graduate level
  • Be able to teach students using effective human and hi-fidelity simulation
  • Possess strong clinical skills and be experienced with telehealth, women and children’s health, preventive health, chronic disease management and supervise student experiences in the community setting
  • Full-time presence on campus is required


  • Required: MS or MSN along with National Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner licensed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire
  • Preferred: DNP or Ph.D.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals are invited to apply and while we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter including starting pay expectations, curriculum vitae/resume, teaching philosophy, transcripts (unofficial is fine for applying) and the contact information of three (3) professional references to

Rivier University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, marital status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability 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.

Rivier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 offers a comprehensive benefits package to our full-time employees that includes paid time off, extended sick leave, medical insurance, dental insurance, flex spending account, tuition remission options, and a 403(b) retirement plan match after 1 year of employment.

Dedicated to its mission of transforming hearts and minds to serve the world, Rivier University 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 program to apply.