Asst./Assoc. Professor of Clinical, School of Nursing and Health Studies
Job location: Coral Gables, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2018-07-10
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The School of Nursing and Health Studies (SONHS) at the University of Miami seeks an energetic, dynamic and nationally-recognized academic leader to fill a vacant Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical and Program Director for the Psychiatric Mental Health Program.
The 2017 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” ranks the SONHS’ master’s programs 40th out of 259 schools; the Doctorate in Nursing Practice program was 38th in the first-ever rankings of D.N.P. programs. Among schools of nursing, the SONHS’ scientific portfolio is ranked first in Florida and 22nd in the nation for NIH funding. Cutting-edge research conducted by some of the world’s top healthcare scientists focuses on topics such as health disparities, cultural competence in healthcare, HIV and other STIs, substance abuse, family and intimate partner violence, mental health, and patient safety, with a focus on nursing education and nursing workforce issues. The SONHS’ 5-story, 41,000 square-foot, cutting-edge Simulation Hospital, replicates the true flow of activities in a clinical practice and hospital and is a global destination center for simulation-based education, research and service; this facility is a resource for expansion of healthcare education and research initiatives.
The Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical will report directly to the Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies and responsibilities will include, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate programs, academic advising of students in the program, scholarship and research activities, community and academic service activities and participating in school committees.
Research Doctorate (PhD) or doctoral degree in nursing or related field is required. Must hold a current Nursing licenses, certification as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and a minimum of 3 years of direct practice as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse. Responsibilities include daily program operations, program accreditation, evaluation and ongoing improvements, teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs, academic advising, scholarship and research activities, conducting clinical research and simulation education, community and academic services, and participation in School/University committees.
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To apply: Candidates must submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of 3 recent publications, and contact information for 3 professional references. All materials should be sent to: Attn: Search Committee, Ms. Zuzer Calero, School of Nursing & Health Studies, PO Box 248153, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-3850. Email: [email protected]