Assistant Professor | Undergraduate Nursing

Rivier University seeks a full-time faculty member in the area of Undergraduate Education for Nursing with an earned graduate degree along with unencumbered New Hampshire and Massachusetts RN licenses (or eligibility for licensure in NH and MA).


The Assistant Professor for Undergraduate Nursing is responsible for providing the Nursing and Health Professions division at Rivier University with instruction and support.  This individual will join a highly committed group of Nursing and Health Professions faculty in preparing undergraduate students with the skills to practice and provide health care to patient populations across the lifespan.

This is a ten-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 undergraduate nursing students. Also important is the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues both in the department and throughout the University community. The successful candidate must be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in New Hampshire and Massachusetts (or eligibility for licensure in NH and MA).

Applications Instructions

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and the contact information of three (3) professional references to (References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior authorization.)

For best consideration, apply before November 30, 2020.  The position will remain open until filled. 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.