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The experiences our students have at UW-Eau Claire are directly related to the experiences they have with our faculty and staff. That's why we seek out the best candidates in the fields of nursing and health sciences –our students' success depends on it. Join a team of passionate professionals in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and be a part of creating successful students.

Current Employment Opportunities

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The Department of Nursing is recruiting for Tenure-track (probationary or tenured) faculty positions, available at all ranks. Appointments are nine months with possibilities for summer appointments. Faculty are needed to teach in the CCNE accredited BSN, BSN Completion, MSN and DNP programs. Interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship opportunities are readily available and supported at this university. Engaged teams of

students and faculty conduct research through the university student-faculty collaborative research grants program. Collaborative community exchanges, cultural immersion programs and global awareness initiatives are well-established at the university and new, innovative partnerships are supported through the university strategic plan and community agencies. Faculty and staff at the University foster student-centered learning, leadership skill development, and a strong shared governance model. There are excellent opportunities for research, leadership, clinical and professional development.

Needed Areas of Faculty Expertise

for Eau Claire site [Job ID 13414]

  • FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER (certified) with eligibility for prescriptive authority in Wisconsin (priority)
  • ADULT-GERONTOLOGY or GERONTOLOGY NURSE PRACTITIONER (certified) with eligibility for prescriptive authority in Wisconsin

for Marshfield site [Job ID 13415]

Required Qualifications
  • PhD in nursing; doctoral degree in a related field with a Master's degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program; or a DNP from an accredited nursing program;
  • Candidates near completion of a doctoral degree in nursing may be considered contingent on completion of the doctoral degree prior to the start of contract.
  • Current RN licensure in the U.S. and eligibility for RN licensure in Wisconsin. RN license required by start of contract;
  • Demonstrated experience and/or commitment to the core values of equity, diversity and inclusivity;
  • For tenured positions need experience in teaching and an established record of scholarship
Preferred Qualifications
  • Teaching experience in both undergraduate and graduate programs;
  • Evidence of scholarly and/or research dissemination
Education Responsibilities

The faculty role includes traditional classroom, clinical and/or online teaching/learning as well as other innovations in inter-professional education, cross-disciplinary initiatives, community collaborations, and distance education processes.

Other faculty duties include advising, performing research/scholarly activities, engaging in service, and participating in University Faculty governance through service on Department, College, and University committees.

To apply, please visit For questions or additional information about these positions, please contact Ms. Cathy Wilson, Deans Assistant, 715-836-5837 or

To learn more about our needs see Video series aims to attract nurse educators to UW System

Clinical Instructor

for Eau Claire site [Job ID 13416]

Full-time, instructional academic staff position is available in the Department of Nursing at the Eau Claire campus, with an emphasis in medical-surgical nursing for the 2018-2019 academic year. A start date of January 2018 is preferred. The official title is Clinical Instructor.

  • Plan, implement and evaluate clinical learning experiences;
  • Present lectures, conduct seminars and discussions;
  • Prepare tests and record grades;
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate classroom learning experiences. Submit written student performance evaluations for clinical courses;
  • Participate in teaching activities related to course planning, progression, and evaluation;
  • Participate in the delivery of courses via distance technology;
  • Assist in skill lab, as needed.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree is required from a regionally accredited institution;
  • Wisconsin RN license at the time of hire;
  • Appropriate and recent clinical experience.
The following will be considered assets: evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level;demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

Nursing Prelicensure Academic Success Coordinator

Anticipated Start Date: January 5, 2018

Job Details: The Nursing Department at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire invites applications for a full-time, instructional/professional academic staff position as a Prelicensure Academic Success Coordinator.  This is an academic-year appointment with the possibility of a part-time summer appointment. Full details of the position are located at:, Job ID #13670.


55% Support Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing Student Academic Success
•    Oversee early intervention support efforts for student success.
•    Develop guidelines for early intervention support based on best practices.
•    Manage the Peer Support Center.
•    Support faculty tutoring.
•    Collaborate with the University Career Center to support student resume writing, interviewing, and developing professional practices for job acquisition
25% Course Instruction  
•    Teach in the traditional BSN program (7 credit hours per academic year)
10% Coordinate Prelicensure Testing Success  
•    Support test taking success efforts
•    Coordinate standardized testing process
•    Coordinate special circumstance testing including but not limited to proctoring of students requiring test-taking accommodations due to English as a second language and disability concerns, taking required courses online at other campuses that require exam proctoring, etc.
•    Communicate National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) requirements and updates
•    Communicate with senior students at the Eau Claire campus and Marshfield Site regarding state licensure processes and requirements
5% Direct Prelicensure Academic Success Effort  
•    Supervise Marshfield based Prelicensure Academic Success Coordinator
•    Manage Prelicensure Academic Success effort
5% Other Duties as Assigned  
•    Serve as unofficial member/consultant on Undergraduate Curriculum Committee(UGCC),
•    Serve on the Student Affairs and Undergraduate Admissions Committee (SAUAC), and Assessment and Evaluation committee 

Minimum qualifications:

•    A Master of Science in Nursing Degree from a regionally accredited institution is required.
•    Also required are five years of experience teaching in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program;
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
•    Excellent judgment including sensitivity to personal and confidential information;
•    Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills in working with a diverse community;
•    Working knowledge of desktop hardware and standard business software programs (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets) and the Internet;
•    Ability to delegate and prioritize work;
•    Attention to detail, proofreading and editing skills;
•    Good work habits, such as attendance, punctuality, accountability, thoroughness and resourcefulness;
•    Work independently and as part of a team environment on collaborative efforts.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Procedure

Materials required:

  • Letter of application
  • Copy of transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment)
  • Current CV
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Copy of RN license (required only for tenure-track faculty positions)

To apply, please visit UW-Eau Claire Human Resources Job Openings page. 

For process questions or for more information about these positions, please contact:
Sheryl Gonzales
University Services Associate
Phone: 715-836-6012

A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

To learn more, visit the Web site:

20% Instructional Academic Staff position at our Marshfield satellite

The Department of Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences invites applications for a 20% Instructional Academic Staff position located in Marshfield, WI. This is a skills lab/clinical supervision position in a hospital setting that includes co-teaching of courses.

Teaching Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility of Instructional Academic staff/Clinical Instructor is to plan, implement, and evaluate clinical learning experiences. Other responsibilities may include:
1. Present lectures, conduct seminars and discussions.
2. Prepare tests and record grades.
3. Plan, implement, and evaluate classroom learning experiences. Submit written student performance evaluations for clinical courses.
4. Participate in teaching activities related to course planning, progression, and evaluation:
      a. Provide readings and prepare course syllabi
      b. Provide tools for evaluation of student progress and course
      c. Other course-related responsibilities
5. Participate in the delivery of courses delivered via distance technology.
6. Assist in skills lab as needed.

1. Master’s Degree in Nursing
2. Wisconsin RN License at time of hire

Expected start date:
January 29, 2018

To apply for this position:
Please email your resume, cover letter, contact information for 3 references, transcripts, and evidence of RN licensure to Dr. Robin Beeman at Questions: (715) 830-7701.

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is an EOE/AA employer.

Why consider UW-Eau Claire for a Career in Nursing Education

Learn why nurse educators and researchers join the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Nursing and Health Sciences. It offers traditional and BSN-Completion programs, MSN and DNP programs. Our 800+ undergraduate and graduate students are engaged in collaborative learning in and out of the classroom, conduct research with faculty, and get hands-on experience through clinicals and immersion experiences. The College has a strong reputation of responding to community/state needs and is regularly involved in new initiatives, enhancing community connections, and promoting a diverse faculty and student body.


The Work of a Nurse Educator: Faculty Collaboration

Nita Johnson, UW-Eau Claire College of Nursing simulation lab coordinator and Dr. Cheryl Brandt, professor of nursing talk about the faculty to faculty, peer to peer work that goes into preparing to use the Simulation Lab for skills checkups and objective structured clinical examination.


The Work of a Nurse Educator: Research

UW-Eau Claire College of Nursing clinical coordinator Melissa Boellaard and senior nursing student Kaitlyn Wilberding talk about the time commitment and importance of faculty mentored research.

The Mary C. and Fred Bliss Fund for Nursing Faculty Professional Development

The Bliss fund for pre-tenured nursing faculty supports activities such as research in nursing and health sciences, manuscript development, faculty-student collaborative research projects, professional travel to conferences and meetings for presenting papers, and other types of scholarly activities.

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