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Visiting Assistant Professor, Nurse Practitioner Programs

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Nurse Practitioner Programs

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor, Nurse Practitioner Programs.

Position Details Location Hattiesburg

118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States Division Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice Position Type Faculty Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Posting Close Date open until filled

Job Summary
The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, 9-month Visiting Instructor position in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, School of Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice. Qualified applicants with teaching/practice experience as a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) are welcome to apply.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop and teach graduate courses and potentially upper-level undergraduate courses.

2. Contribute broadly to our thriving graduate and undergraduate nursing programs.

3. Mentor/advise nurse practitioners students.

4. Supervise nurse practitioner students and clinical faculty in the clinical setting (e.g., monitor clinical hours, approve preceptors, maintain clinical contracts).

5. Oversee Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) for nurse practitioner students.

6. Develop and maintain syllabi, lesson plans, and more for each course taught.

7. Maintain the standards of The University of Southern Mississippi.

8. Possess a passion to education nurse practitioners.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate(s) will possess a master’s degree in nursing (MSN). Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).

Applicants must have 3 years’ clinical experience in each of the specialty areas (FNP).

Applicants must have 1 year experience teaching nurse practitioner students.

Candidates must hold an unencumbered license to practice nursing in the State of Mississippi, meet all requirements of the affiliated clinical agencies, and satisfy a criminal background check.

Salary and appointment to Visiting Assistant will be commensurate with qualifications and experience appropriate for that rank.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Utilizes personal computer, computer software (PeopleSoft, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point), photocopy machine, fax machine, and telephone. Also uses standard office equipment such as stapler, staple remover, and scissors.

Skill in computer keyboard use. Knowledge of or willingness to learn Canvas, Meditrax, and other related educational platforms. Basic knowledge and skill of maneuvering within Windows-based software applications such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Basic knowledge and skill on Internet browsers to access web sites. Basic knowledge and skill of using email to send and receive correspondence. Proficiency in using search engines and web-based applications for research. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access for reports and documents. Knowledge and skill in incorporating software tools and equipment into office procedures.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizations.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
May supervise graduate assistants or student workers. Will frequently supervise College of Nursing and Health Professions students.

About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites in central and southern Mississippi, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 76 public universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Foundation’s "higher research activity" designation for doctoral universities, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and sport venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 40 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of approximately 15,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 35 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 21 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.usm.edu.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.




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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 5/21/2019
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