Faculty Positions

The faculty are those who have been granted status as faculty members by the Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the President. The faculty shall consist of teachers with the ranks of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, or Instructor, and any other designated by the President.

Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD is a selective, residential college with approximately 1800 students, including a rapidly growing number of international students. Our location provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls is a dynamic, growing city (metro area of 230,000), and a major medical, retail, and financial center. Augustana, as a member of the ELCA consortium of colleges and universities, upholds the Lutheran tradition of excellence in education, and welcomes students and faculty of all faiths.

The College welcomes applications for the following Faculty positions:


Title: Biologist - Instructor/Lab Instructor
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Biology

Augustana College seeks a BIOLOGIST to fill a one year replacement position as a full-time Instructor/Lab Instructor in the Department of Biology.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant for this position will be part of a team teaching introductory biology labs for majors and non-majors.

Qualifications: A successful candidate will have a Masters degree (or higher) in biology or related field and teaching experience is preferred.  A strong commitment to continuing growth within the biological field and to the mission of a church-related, liberal arts college.

Salary: Competitive; dependent upon qualifications.  Excellent fringe benefits.

Closing Date: July 24, 2015

Contact Person: Dr. Steven Matzner; e-mail:  steven.matzner@augie.edu; Telephone:  (605) 274-4821

Application Procedure: Send letter of application, vita, copies of graduate transcripts, three current letters of reference, and a statement of teaching philosophy electronically to humanresources@augie.edu.


Title: Program Director/Assistant or Associate Professor of Athletic Training
Position Type: Full-Time, 9-month Academic Appointment
Department: Exercise and Sports Science (ESS)

Augustana College invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor in Athletic Training. Our Athletic Training program is housed within the growing department of Exercise and Sport Sciences (ESS) and includes over 200 majors in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Fitness Management, Physical Education and Sport Management. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with educational partners, health care agencies, and research centers within the dynamic and ever growing sports and healthcare community of Sioux Falls.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will possess a terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in Athletic Training or a related field. A commitment to quality teaching and active participation in the Athletic Training profession is necessary. Excellent opportunities exist for the successful candidate to demonstrate leadership, innovation and creativity with curriculum design with our ESS faculty and existing community of sports health care professionals. Prior administrative experience as Athletic Training Program Director is preferred. Applicants should have prior experience in maintaining CAATE accreditation standards. Candidates must be a BOC certified athletic trainer and be eligible for licensure as an athletic trainer in South Dakota. Evidence of college level teaching experience is required. For a tenure-track appointment, the candidate must also demonstrate commitment to professional scholarship and the ability to involve students in research.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will serve as the Program Director of our CAATE accredited Athletic Training program. The candidate will develop and teach courses, advise and mentor students, and provide service to the college and community. The candidate will ensure that the program will remain compliant with CAATE accreditation standards and other regulatory requirements and must be committed to the advancement of the program and profession. The successful candidate will report to the Department Chair of Exercise and Sport Science and the Chair of the Natural Science Division.

Salary: Competitive, dependent upon qualifications and experience.  

Review of complete applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled. Please submit a complete application, including a letter of application and educational philosophy, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a list of three references (include name, address, telephone number and email) electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu.

For additional information or inquiries contact: Dr. Sherry Barkley, Chair Exercise and Sports Sciences, sherry.barkley@augie.edu , 605-274-4312.


Title: Assistant or Associate Professor - Nursing
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Nursing

The Augustana College Nursing Department invites applications for tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor beginning Fall 2015.  A doctoral degree is required and the PhD in nursing or a DNP in a clinical specialty. If the doctoral degree is in a related field, the applicant must have a graduate degree in a nursing clinical specialty. Expertise in adult/gero and/or child health desired. Expertise in genetics and genomics a plus.

Responsibilities: Successful applicants will demonstrate strong commitment to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment and may have opportunity to shape a new graduate program. Teaching responsibilities in didactic, clinical, and simulation laboratory required. Courses to be taught are dependent on specialization and interests of the successful applicant.

Augustana’s progressive undergraduate nursing program is recognized for the excellence of its graduates and for its experienced, creative, and engaging faculty.  The Department of Nursing has both a traditional baccalaureate program and an accelerated curriculum for students with BA/BS degrees. Planning for graduate education and a genetic nursing certificate are also in the planning process.  Opportunities exist for international study and exchange opportunities for students and faculty. The Nursing Department celebrates 75 years of excellence in nursing education.  The nursing program has had a first-time NCLEX pass rate of 95-100% for several years. 

Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree (by September 2015), evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly productivity.

Application Procedure: Screening of applications has begun and will continue until position is filled. Send application letter indicating why you are interested in this position, curriculum vitae, the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three persons qualified to provide a reference, and brief statements of teaching philosophy, clinical interests, and research goals. Unofficial transcripts and reprints are welcome. Submit your application package electronically sent to: humanresources@augie.edu.

Contact department chair: pamela.schroeder@augie.eduwith questions.

Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD is a selective, residential college with approximately 1800 students, including a rapidly growing number of international students. Our location provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls is a dynamic, growing city (metro area of 230,000), and a major medical, retail, and financial center. Augustana, as a member of the ELCA consortium of colleges and universities, upholds the Lutheran tradition of excellence in education, and welcomes students and faculty of all faiths.


Address for sending applications:

Dean of the College
Augustana College

Email: humanresources@augie.edu
Email submissions are preferred.

~OR~
Dean of the College
Augustana College

Box 763
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Telephone: 605.274.4110
Fax: 605.274.5547

Augustana College is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and may be required to submit official transcripts upon employment.