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Trinity Health Nursing Assistant Professor in DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time



The purpose of this position is to assist Mercy College in fulfilling its mission by facilitating student acquisition of the required knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary for success in the student's chosen career in health sciences.


  • Provides teaching, supervision and evaluation of student learning experiences.

  • Provides individual advisement and guidance for intellectual and professional development of students.

  • Develops, implements and revises course content in a limited subject area.

  • Serves as a mentor to new or inexperienced faculty as appropriate.

  • Participates in scholarly activities (e.g., grant writing, research, college projects, publications, creative teaching strategies).

  • Participates in and seeks out quality improvement opportunities.

  • Contributes to policy formation for Mercy College and/or program/course.

  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree in Nursing.

  • Two years’ experience in academic teaching or professional experience.

  • Valid and current Iowa Nursing License.

  • Demonstrated ability in managing, leading or training others.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize appropriate, varied and innovative classroom/clinical/field teaching strategies.

  • Demonstrated experience in project development and management.

  • Excellent relationship building skills.

  • Doctorate preferred.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran