Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor and Program Director, Boston campus

Jul 11, 2017
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C-Level & Executive Directors
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor and Program Director, Boston campus

Requisition Number: FTFR000973

Division/College: Bouve College of Health Sciences

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The School of Nursing in the Bouve College of Health Sciences invites applications from highly-motivated candidates for a full-time, 52-week, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track faculty position as Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor and Program Director in the School of Nursing Boston campus commensurate with the candidate's qualifications. The incumbent will play a leadership role in setting the direction of the program, ensuring the highest quality clinical experiences for nursing students, maintaining an engaged faculty, and continuously developing innovative programming. The Program Director will direct all administrative aspects of the program, including full and part-time faculty assignments, supervision, and evaluation; student admissions, recruitment, and retention activities; students' career development and mentoring; and program evaluation. The Program Director will develop and maintain relationships with students, faculty, and alumni in order to address student and faculty queries and concerns and evaluate the program. S/he will work to meet all accreditation standards established by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and program requirements established by the Massachusetts Board of Nursing. Responsibilities include the development, delivery, and evaluation of didactic and clinical courses in the nursing program, and contributing to teaching and mentoring of students, as assigned. The Program Director will supervise staff in the coordination of student and enrollment information with the School of Nursing Academic Programs Office, the Bouve Office of Student Services, and the University Registrar's Office. S/he will also engage in scholarship, including scholarship of teaching and learning, and professional activities that meet continuous professional development goals.
The School of Nursing in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University has developed a stellar research-intensive/teaching/learning environment for students and faculty alike. Creating an environment where students thrive begins with the faculty. Faculty of the School of Nursing is a diverse and committed group of professionals who are highly qualified, nationally known, and characterized by a range of experiences in nursing practice, research, and education that reflect an extensive degree of excellence. A heightened focus on developing a strong interdisciplinary research and scholarship trajectory is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern. The ultimate goal is to advance the School of Nursing's position to one of the nation's top research schools of nursing.
The wide range of programs offered by the School of Nursing from baccalaureate through DNP and PhD degrees highlights the responsiveness of the School to the healthcare needs of individuals and communities in the state, nation, and globally. The School of Nursing received a five-year, P20 grant award from NINR to establish a Center for Technology in Support of Self-Management and Health. This Center focuses on supporting nursing research in self-management, addressing an urgent need to help health systems design interventions that will support health aging across the lifespan and reduce disparities in healthcare outcomes among racial and ethnic minority populations and other under-served groups. The School of Nursing is committed to co-creating an environment conducive to incubating innovative ideas and strategies aimed at creating a more dignified patient-family-centered healthcare system.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with education, training, and experience and includes an outstanding benefits package Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.


Qualifications require a degree in nursing and an earned doctorate in nursing or related field by the start date of the appointment. Applicants must have proven teaching excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, not limited to but including adult health nursing, pediatric nursing, psychiatric mental health nursing, nurse anesthesia, nursing administration, nursing informatics, research, foundation skills or urban health nursing; demonstrated excellence and commitment to supporting a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. A minimum of 3 years of supervisory, administrative and/or budgetary experience is required. Experience in academic administration is preferred.

Additional Information:
The School of Nursing is situated within the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, the largest health sciences college in the greater Boston metropolitan area. The College has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a lifetime of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. Within Bouvé, the Behrakis Health Sciences Center houses a state of the art human performance and exercise laboratory with teaching and research space, including fully equipped exercise stress testing stations, metabolic carts, Lunar DEXA machine, an underwater weighing tank, Cybex and Keiser strength and power equipment, wet lab facilities for blood processing and muscle biopsies. The Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.

Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter-disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.

Applicants must apply on-line and should submit a cover letter of interest, the names and contact information for three references, and curriculum vitae.

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Susan Jo Roberts, (phone: 617-373-3130, e-mail

Northeastern University Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX, and an ADVANCE institution. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Northeastern University embraces the wealth of diversity represented in our community and seeks to enhance it at all levels. Northeastern University is an E-Verify employer.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.