WHF Distinguished Professor & Director, Simulation
WHF Distinguished Professor & Director, Simulation
Department: School of Health Professions: Nursing
The Women's Hospital Foundation Distinguished Professor and Director is responsible for providing the leadership, strategic and operational direction, and administrative oversight necessary to establish, develop, and promote the University's Center for Simulation Excellence (CSE). This position is a 10-month faculty appointment with a reduced teaching load (12 hours per year) and carries with it all the responsibilities of a full-time faculty member and Faculty Director as defined in the Stevenson University Policy Manual and in the Full-Time Faculty Job Description. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating clinical simulation in the curriculum; ongoing assessment of CSE quality and effectiveness; providing faculty training and development; cultivating and sustaining an active research program that includes undergraduate students; and engaging in teaching, scholarship, and service activities. The Professor and Director identifies opportunities for innovation and funding, and conducts research.
Doctoral degree in Nursing plus three years of experience in simulation, and at least five years college-level teaching experience commensurate with the rank of associate professor or professor, R.N. license, and Maryland Board of Nursing certified or eligible. Certified as a Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE). Commitment to establishing an active research program that includes undergraduate students as learners.
Demonstrated achievement as an administrator, leader, and supervisor.
Knowledgeable about current teaching/learning theories and processes.
Proficient in using low to high fidelity simulation systems.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Effective interpersonal skills and demonstrated team-building ability.
Excellent organizational and reasoning skills.
Analytical, interpretive, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently and inclusively with faculty, staff, and students from different backgrounds, disciplines, and educational levels.
Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to use strategic thinking skills to improve the program and monitor progress.
Experience in curriculum/course development and evaluation.
Self-motivation, creativity, and high standards of professional performance.
Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel is required. Database management and other computer skills are valued.
Experience working with Blackboard or a similar course management system.
Ability to travel and represent the Center for Simulation Excellence at professional meetings.
Commitment to advising, mentoring and guiding students
Ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds
Familiar with metrics and academic assessment.
Student-centered approach to teaching, and a commitment to student achievement.
Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with a team of faculty sharing time, ideas, equipment, resources, and space.
Commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and the application of technology in the classroom, and in daily activities.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with students, peers, and professional contacts.
Commitment to quality teaching.
Commitment to scholarly activity and professional development.
Ability to work evenings and weekends, and to travel between campuses and to clinical sites as needed.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Medium work: exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Requires physical abilities consistent with a busy college environment on a campus with buildings and laboratories separated by some distance. Sitting, standing, walking, talking, hearing, keyboarding, and repetitive motions. Close visual acuity. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions. Position requires additional hours for meetings and events, including days, evenings, and weekends. Position requires sitting and standing for long periods of time and the ability to speak clearly and effectively for an extended period of time.
The essential functions for the full-time faculty member in nursing are taken from the Full-Time Faculty Job Description developed by the faculty of the School of Health Professions. The exact percentage for each category is determined by the faculty member and the Dean as part of the annual appraisal and professional development planning process.
ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITY (20%-30%)
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITY (30%-40%)
- Prepare courses and/or simulated clinical experiences in accordance with published faculty workload guidelines, deliver content and evaluate student products.
- Hold office hours (minimum of 3 hours per week),
- Meet with students as related to instructional activity.
SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY (30%-40%)
SERVICE ACTIVITY (5%)
Reports To: Dean, School of Nursing & Health Professions
Work Location: Owings Mills North (20)
Position Category: Faculty
Position Type: Full-Time Faculty (10 months, 500500)
Recruitment Instructions: Open to All Applicants
Posting Date: 06/06/2017
Open Until Filled: No
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