Clinical Assistant Professor - School of Nursing

Lowell, MA
Mar 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Title of Position Being Posted
Clinical Assistant Professor - School of Nursing

School of Nursing

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Posting Date:

Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled

For Open until Filled positions, initial review of applications will begin:

Position Status:
Job Opening

Anticipated Hiring Range:
Salary commensurate with experience

General Summary of Position:
The School of Nursing at UMass Lowell is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and students and seeks a full time clinical-track faculty at the rank of Assistant Clinical Professor. Specifically, we invite applicants with clinical expertise in all nursing specialty areas to apply. The clinical faculty member is expected to teach in nursing courses, laboratories, simulations labs and clinical practica; coordinate practicum courses; and participate in school, college and university committees and events. Candidates should be prepared to undertake a variety of teaching assignments. Teaching is 60% of the workload of this position. Teaching excellence and enthusiasm for helping students succeed is expected. Mentoring on teaching is provided by the School of Nursing and the College of Health Sciences.

Assistant Clinical faculty are required to be actively engaged in service support to the School of Nursing; this is 40% of the position. We seek applicants recognized for teaching excellence, working with a diverse population, and excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts
-PhD, DNP or DNSc in Nursing or related field is required with a strong area of scholarship; presentations and publications are encouraged
-Master of Science in Nursing is required
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
-Two years recent clinical practice
-Two years recent clinical teaching experience at college/university level

Other Considerations:
-Preferred preparation: Adult-Gerontological Primary Care NP and/or
Specialty preparation in acute medical-surgical or critical care nursing
-Active national certification is preferred
-Prior experience with high fidelity simulation
-Expertise in curriculum, simulation, IPE, clinical evaluation
-Evidence of potential for or actual publications in scholarly journals
-Evidence of ability to work with diverse student and faculty populations

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Writing Sample
Evidence of Teaching
Names and contact information of three references

Optional Applicant Documents:
Teaching Evaluations

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Required: Teaching Philosophy and Experience - Please include 1) description of previous teaching experience, and 2) teaching philosophy and style.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.


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