Online Nursing Faculty – Clinical Track

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Job no: 507299
Work type: Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty, UPST

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Adult Nursing Department and Community Nursing Department

Online Nursing Faculty – Clinical Track

Job Description:

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Adult and Community Nursing Departments invite applications for a total of 2 positions as Full Time, Online Nursing Faculty-Clinical Track.

Primary responsibilities of online faculty include Teaching and Advising, Scholarship and Professional Activities, and Service. Each faculty member will have a full-time workload based upon her/his expertise, and the needs of the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. The position requires some in-person attendance at campus and college events. Position description, including essential duties are provided at Prospective faculty members must be committed to rapid pedagogical and other academic process changes as driven by environmental conditions.



Minimum Qualifications (Required):

Applicants will have an earned clinical doctorate (DNP) or research doctorate in Nursing (PhD) or related field or its equivalent, from a regionally accredited institution; a Master’s in Nursing degree or its equivalent, from a regionally accredited institution, and RN license in Massachusetts or eligibility for licensure.

In addition, applicants will have a minimum of three years or its equivalent, of online higher education teaching experience; demonstrated experience in design, development, and improvement of curriculum and assessments in the online environment; demonstrated experience of an understanding of the specific needs of the non-traditional adult learner and a commitment to meeting the expectations and requirements of a diversity of learners; demonstrated experience with learning management systems; demonstrated relevant practice experience in the field of nursing; and demonstrated scholarly and professional activities in the field of nursing.

DNP and PhD candidates will be considered. However, the applicant’s terminal degree must be conferred by August 1 prior to the September start date. A letter from the applicant’s faculty advisor confirming anticipated degree conferral date must be submitted with application materials.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred applicant will have graduate level teaching experience; an advanced certification in discipline specialty or online education; and/or experience teaching in a concept-based curriculum.

Application Instructions:

The College values diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and background.

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current CV and the contact information for three professional references. In the letter, please indicate how you learned of this position.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis. Employment based visa sponsorship is not available.

For more information about the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, please go to: College of Nursing and Health Sciences or contact Ms. Robin Couto, Administrative Assistant, Dean’s Office at 508 999 8898

About the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth:

UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success. The University is located in the beautiful ocean side community of Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, half-hour east of Providence, and half-hour west of Cape Cod. The University has an enrollment of over 8,000 students in over 40 undergraduate and 23 graduate programs offered by the College of Nursing, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Science, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Law, and School of Marine Science and Technology. The University achieved Carnegie Designated Research University status in spring of 2016.

Advertised: 23 Feb 2021 Eastern Standard Time
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Posted: 2/24/2021
Application Due: 5/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time