Full-Time, 9-Month, Non-Tenure-Track Instructor or Assistant Professor, Nursing Fundamentals an...

Jan 17, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description: Teaching: Demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching with a proven track record of effective teaching. Uses a variety of innovative teaching techniques, including clinical simulations, electronic teaching methods, and laboratory experiences to promote critical thinking and achieve course outcomes. Teaches assigned courses primarily in the undergraduate and accelerated pre-licensure nursing programs. Exemplifies a clearly developed philosophy of and pedagogy toward teaching consistent with the values of the University and School of Nursing. Maintains certification in an area of specialty expertise, if applicable Scholarship: Supports the research/scholarly mission of the School and/or University. Demonstrates ability to successfully conduct research/scholarly projects consistent with educational preparation. Has a defined area of content expertise and interest in scholarly activities. 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 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 nursing foundations, and general nursing required. Essential qualifications include: Recent teaching experience in classroom, clinical, and laboratory settings, at the undergraduate level in the area of nursing fundamentals/foundations and health assessment.

Job Category: University Faculty

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