9 month, NTT Instructor, Assistant Professor or higher, Psychiatric Nursing
Job Description: Teaching: Demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching with a proven track record of effective teaching. Uses a variety of innovative teaching techniques to promote critical thinking and achieve course outcomes. Teaches assigned courses in the undergraduate and accelerated pre-licensure nursing programs. Demonstrates one's thoughtfully developed philosophy of and pedagogy toward teaching. Maintains certification in an area of specialty expertise, if applicable Scholarship: Supports the research/scholarly mission of the School and/or University. Demonstrated ability to successfully conduct research/scholarly projects. Disseminates research/scholarship to students through teaching, and publication of clinically or educationally based journal articles and presentations Service: Actively serves as a member of MNSON committees and/or task forces. Participates in University and SON activities. Participates in community outreach activities that promote health. Attends MNSON and University events. Attends and assists at conferences or workshops involving MNSON or University at local level. Maintains availability to students for coaching and mentoring.
Qualifications: Required qualifications include: Minimum of a master's degree in nursing for the Instructor rank. A doctorate (PhD in nursing or DNP) is preferred and required for the Assistant Professor or higher rank. Post-secondary teaching experience commensurate with appointment at the rank of non-tenure-track Instructor or higher and commitment to research and scholarly endeavors, consistent with the rank. Content expertise in psychiatric nursing required. Essential qualifications include: Recent classroom teaching experience at the undergraduate level in the area of psychiatric nursing. Licensure in the state of Illinois as a Registered Nurse or Eligible for Illinois RN licensure(s). Certification in specialty area preferred.
Job Category: University Faculty