Assistant Professor of Nursing

Alvernia University
Reading, PA, US

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Position Title:  Assistant Professor of Nursing


Essential Functions:



Support the mission of the university and the philosophy, purpose, and the objectives of the program.Develop syllabi and learning tools as appropriate.Collaborate with the nursing faculty team to teach in accordance with the curriculum.Conduct classes and labs.Evaluate students’ academic progress according to program and university policies and course syllabi. 


Become acquainted with clinical agencies’ policies and personnel on units utilized by students and with any special considerations regarding students’ clinical practice.Acquaint the facility staff with the purpose, mechanisms and objectives for the student clinical experience.Plan appropriate orientation for students prior to clinical practice.Make advance arrangements for student clinical practice.Supervise students to appropriate degree while in the clinical area.Evaluate the effectiveness of the facility/agency in meeting desired objectives and availability of service for student learning.Evaluate the students through the semester regarding their clinical performance, strengths and weaknesses, and future learning needs.Maintain personal professional liability insurance.Maintain clinical competency and advancement in nursing practice. 

University Responsibilities

Attend all nursing program faculty meetings as scheduled.Attend commencement ceremonies.Participate in the Alvernia University faculty community as described in the Alvernia University Faculty Handbook.Submit current professional documentation (i.e. continuing education, license, liability insurance, clearances, health records). 

Required Qualifications:

Current Professional Nursing License in PennsylvaniaMaster’s Degree in Nursing (minimum) relevant to their clinical areas of responsibilityFor all new hires to tenure-track positions: earned doctoral degree or specific plan for completion of doctoral degreeRecent clinical experienceTeaching experience preferred 

How to Apply:

Candidates should apply on the Alvernia website with a letter of application with current curriculum vitae,

statement of teaching and leadership philosophy, official transcripts, copy of teaching certificate, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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