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Assistant Professor of Nursing

Description of Job

The Henry Predolin School of Nursing at Edgewood College is seeking a full-time, tenure track faculty member for the 2024-25 academic year. The School of Nursing fosters excellence in classroom and clinical settings in both undergraduate and graduate programs. The undergraduate program includes both a traditional and a post-baccalaureate program. Our Master’s (MSN) program has concentration areas in nursing education and nursing administration. A Doctor of Nursing Practice in Leadership (DNP) program is offered both fully online and in a blended format.

Join a talented team of nursing professionals by teaching small classes, with a 7:1 student/teacher ratio.

Utilize our state-of-the-art clinical simulation lab at the Center for Healthcare Education and Simulation, which features a realistic patient setting that includes patient simulators with high-fidelity mannequins and three real-life, fully equipped patient rooms, each viewable from a control room with one-way glass and closed-circuit monitors and in-lab cameras.

Enjoy living in Madison, a vibrant capital city nestled between lakes Mendota and Monona.  Located on the wooded shores of Lake Wingra, Edgewood College is located in a friendly residential community, on a safe and scenic 55-acre campus. It is within walking distance of shopping, restaurants, and recreational and cultural opportunities.

Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican Catholic tradition, with 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers more than 40 academic and professional programs. It has consistently been named a ‘Best in the Midwest’ by Princeton Review, a 1st Tier National College by U.S. News & World Report and a Top Green College by Princeton Review. Edgewood College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education .


Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate (MSN and DNP) levels. Demonstration of excellence in professional nursing education at the undergraduate/graduate level and evidence of scholarly and community services potential are strongly recommended.

Job Qualifications

Necessary Education or Work Experience

  • Earned PhD in Nursing (preferred), or doctorate in related field with a Master's degree in Nursing, DNP may be considered
  • Eligible for RN licensure in the State of Wisconsin
  • Demonstrated record of excellence in clinical practice (direct and/or indirect care)
  • Experience in nursing administration preferred for teaching in the graduate programs 
  • Demonstration of knowledge and skills in contemporary practice issues related to the AACN Essentials for Baccalaureate, Masters and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs required

Other Qualifications

Edgewood College, a Catholic college sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence - the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values - truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

For more information: Henry Predolin School of Nursing 

To apply: Applicants should submit 1) A cover letter briefly outlining the applicants teaching philosophy for a liberal arts college, 2) Professional Curriculum Vitae, 3) Two letters of reference (one from professional or practice colleagues /supervisors and one from an academic mentor/professor), and  4) All official transcripts to:

Edgewood College
Human Resources - ASNS
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
E-mail: officeofacademicaffairs@edgewood.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer