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Instructor/ Assistant Professor of Nursing

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Alma College
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Alma, MI

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Instructor/ Assistant Professor of Nursing

The Nursing Program at Alma College, Alma, Michigan invites applications for the position of Instructor or Assistant Professor. This is a full-time faculty position beginning August 2021. Reporting to the Chair of the Nursing Program, the successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will include teaching in the classroom and clinical settings in the BSN nursing program at Alma College. Full-time teaching load is six units per year. In addition, responsibilities include scholarship within the discipline, service on committees, and full-time participation in official activities of the Nursing Program and Alma College. The position requires a master’s degree in nursing; a doctoral degree is preferred, and required for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in nursing or a related field
  • Clinical experience
  • Commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service that is consistent with the College’s priorities for the nursing program and the mission of Alma College
  • Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology in teaching and scholarship
  • Commitment to professional service within the College and beyond
  • Active Michigan Registered Nurse license
  • Commitment to recruiting, advising, retaining, and mentoring qualified students
  • Commitment to teaching, learning, and working in a diverse environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in nursing or related field
  • A minimum of one year full-time college teaching experience
  • Certification in a specialty area (including, but not limited to, maternal-child health nursing, mental health nursing, pediatric nursing, adult health nursing, critical care nursing, family nurse practitioner, or community health nursing)

Please send a letter of application that reflects a commitment to diversity, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae or resume, and contact information for three references to: Julie Elenbaas, Academic Secretary, Nursing Program ([email protected]). Review of materials will begin on May 17 and continue until the position is filled.

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate Liberal Arts College committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally. For more information about the College, visit www.alma.edu.

Story published on May 07, 2021 Last modified on Jul. 20th at 4:20pm by Amanda Duval.

Organization

Alma College, a four-year residential liberal arts college located in the heart of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, offers a personalized education with multiple paths and experiences leading to success. A deep regard for students as individuals is fundamental to an Alma education, with small classes and many opportunities for one-on-one collaboration with dedicated faculty.

Alma College actively connects students with a world of ideas and opportunities. The Alma Commitment offers a four-year graduation promise and a pledge that each interested student can participate in an experiential learning opportunity, such as an internship, research fellowship, or study abroad, backed by $2,500 in Alma Venture funding from the college.

Alma’s attractive 128-acre campus is located in the city of Alma, approximately one hour north of Lansing. With an enrollment of about 1,400 students, Alma College employs a full-time teaching faculty of 96, of which 85 percent hold the Ph.D. or other terminal degree. Alma College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Our Academic Mission

Alma College’s mission is to prepare graduates who think critically, serve generously, lead purposefully, and live responsibly as stewards of the world they bequeath to future generations.

Focused exclusively on undergraduate education, Alma College boasts a 12-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio, 41 academic majors, self-designed programs of emphasis, pre-professional programs in law and medicine, and an intensive Spring Term that provides opportunities for innovative courses, travel classes, research and internships.

More than 90 percent of Alma’s graduates go on to graduate school or are employed within six months following their graduation.

Our Community

Located in a community of 10,000, Alma College features a walkable campus with historic and contemporary buildings. The campus is a block from downtown Alma and within two hours of Michigan beaches and ski areas. Gratiot and adjacent counties feature plentiful parks, outdoor recreation opportunities, golf courses and shops.

College facilities, including the Stone Recreation Center and Hogan Center pool, offer wellness education, swimming instruction and recreational opportunities to community members and local businesses. The campus is bordered by the 41-mile Fred Meijer Heartland Bike Trail. The Alma College library, housing more than 278,000 volumes, also is a resource.

Cultural and sports events are offered throughout the year, with free admission to Alma College students, faculty and staff for most college-sponsored events. In addition to the college’s excellent fine arts programs, an active community of local artists has formed music, theatre and art guilds with a loyal regional following. Alma’s Division III Athletics program offers intercollegiate competition in 22 varsity sports.

For more information

Employment: 

http://www.alma.edu/offices/human-resources/job-openings/

Social media links:

http://www.facebook.com/almacollege

http://www.youtube.com/user/almacollege

http://twitter.com/almacollege

Gratiot Area Chamber of Commerce

http://www.gratiot.org/1/295/index.asp

City of Alma

http://www.ci.alma.mi.us/1/307/index.asp

Alma Public Schools

http://www.almaschools.net

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