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Midwestern University Assistant Professor - AZ - Adult-Gerontology Primary Care - Graduate Nursing Programs in Glendale, Arizona


Midwestern University’s Graduate Nursing Programs in Glendale, Arizona invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Graduate Nursing Programs include two Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N) and two Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) programs with a concentration in either Adult-Gerontology Primary Care or Nurse Leadership in Global Health and one Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Program Director to develop courses in the M.S.N. and D.N.P. Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner programs. The ideal candidate will possess expertise as an advanced practice nurse in the population foci (from adolescence through end of life). Additional faculty responsibilities include scholarly activities, student advisement, and service.

Midwestern University is an independent, not-for-profit university that provides graduate and postgraduate education in the health sciences. Midwestern University has two campuses, one in Glendale, Arizona and a second campus in Downers Grove, Illinois. The Glendale campus includes the College of Health Sciences, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy-Glendale, College of Dental Medicine-Arizona, Arizona College of Optometry, College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Graduate Studies, and the Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine. The College of Health Sciences includes programs in Cardiovascular Perfusion, Clinical Psychology, Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant studies, Speech Pathology, and the new Graduate Nursing Programs.

Qualified applicants must possess an unencumbered, Arizona registered nursing (RN) license or nursing compact/multi-state privileges, a national certification through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in the population focus (from adolescence through end of life), an Arizona advanced practice registered nursing (APRN) certification in the population focus, a DNP, Ph.D. or equivalent post-professional doctorate degree, and at least two years of APRN experience.

Applicants should also possess strong organization, communication, interpersonal skills, and a profound passion for educating future nurse practitioners. Salary and benefits are competitive for this tenure track position. Please submit your application packet through MWU's online job board.

Your online profile should include:

  • A cover letter (upload as an attachment)

  • Your Curriculum Vitae (upload as an attachment)

  • Two professional letters of recommendation (upload as an attachment)

  • A completed application (you will be prompted to complete the online application)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Misty L. Pagán.

Misty L. Pagán, DNP, APRN, AGNP-C

Program Director/Assistant Professor

19555 N. 59th Avenue Glendale, AZ 85308


Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

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