Faculty Recruitment

Faculty Positions

Frontier Nursing University Career

As FNU continues to grow, we are seeking faculty to join our historic and innovative nursing school. Faculty members at Frontier work from their home offices with periodic, required trips to Hyden, Kentucky each year to teach at on-campus intensives. Faculty also attend the annual Commencement ceremony and on campus faculty meeting in October. One of Frontier's major goals is to increase the diversity of the health care workforce. Therefore we are very interested in minority candidates.

Faculty work together closely through Google Apps for Education, virtual meetings and conference calls. Teaching is done using the CANVAS Learning Management system enhanced with conference calls, on-line chats, web conferencing, etc.

FNU offers competitive salary, vacation, CEU and a generous 401k plan. Frontier provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, and visitors Frontier Nursing University is a Tobacco-Free campus.

Current Faculty Openings:

Frontier Nursing University (FNU) has the following Faculty positions available. All positions, except the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, are a work from home with periodic required travel to Kentucky and/or clinical sites (RCF positions only). Competitive salary, vacation CEU and benefits package. Interested parties should submit a letter of interest and CV to: FacultyCareers@frontier.edu  Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. Positions will be open until filled

Available Full-Time and Part-Time Academic Faculty Positions: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Faculty Qualifications:

  • Nationally certified and licensed as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Doctoral degree in nursing or related field
  • Skills in communication, problem solving, computer literacy, management, and organization preferred

Position is work from home with periodic required travel to Kentucky.

Available Full-Time and Part-Time Regional Clinical Faculty Positions: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

This position requires counseling students and preceptors in the clinical setting and assuring the quality of clinical sites through clinical site visits. It is an excellent opportunity for someone who loves precepting and teaching to complement their clinical practice.

Faculty Qualifications:

  • Nationally certified and licensed as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

  • Doctoral degree in nursing or related field

  • Skills in communication, problem solving, computer literacy, management, and organization preferred

Position is work from home with required travel to Kentucky and clinical sites.

Available Full-Time: Instructional Designer

Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is currently seeking an Instructional Designer to join our faculty. The Instructional Designer provides expertise in innovative approaches to online course development. Works with the faculty and others to develop online courses and explore new technologies for effective learning formats. Works with the FNU Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the assessment of learning outcomes and in conducting research for best practices and emerging distance-learning methodologies related to the development and improvement of instructional systems. Faculty Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in instructional design, education, or a related field

  • Minimum of three years experience in instructional design with proven skills in curriculum and course development and innovative learning experiences (beyond course design in one’s own teaching field)

  • Strong track record of collaboration and problem solving with faculty and team members. Demonstrated skill and comfort with initiating one-on-one communication and instruction with subject matter experts in a remote environment. 

Position is work from home with required travel to Kentucky.