Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

Employer
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Location
North Dartmouth, MA

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Assistant Professor
Employment Type
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 513379
Work type: Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Adult Nursing Department

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Description:

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Adult Nursing Department invites applications a full-time Clinical Track faculty position (non-tenure). Depending on qualifications and experience, the position is at the rank of Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

The applicant will have clinical doctorate in Nursing (DNP) or a research doctorate in Nursing (PhD) or MS in Nursing and earned research doctorate in a related field or its equivalent; 3 or more years of recent clinical practice experience in adults with chronic illness; and 1 or more years of academic teaching experience or its equivalent. Applicants must have RN licensure in Massachusetts or eligibility for licensure. Based on qualifications, faculty teach across all program levels. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and service. Clinical track faculty are also expected to engage in scholarship and/or professional activities. Prospective faculty members must be committed to rapid pedagogical and other academic process changes, including up to date vaccinations, as driven by environmental conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred applicant will have a clinical doctorate in Nursing (DNP) or a research doctorate in Nursing (PhD), 5 or more years clinical practice experience in adults with chronic illness; and 3 or more years of academic teaching experience or its equivalent. The preferred applicant will have APRN certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner.

Clinical Associate Professor, Non-Tenure Track

The applicant will have a clinical doctorate in Nursing (DNP) or a research doctorate in Nursing (PhD); 5 or more years clinical practice experience; 5 or more years of academic teaching experience or its equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred applicant will have APRN certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. An established scholarship agenda is also preferred.

Application Instructions:

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

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Effective September 27, 2021, UMass Dartmouth requires that all members of the campus community are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Additionally, all members of the campus community must obtain a Covid-19 booster shot and provide proof when requested. Individuals who are not yet eligible to receive a booster shot must obtain one within 30 days from the date they become eligible.

Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

Additional Information about Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences:

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences has three departments, Adult Nursing, Community Nursing, and Medical Laboratory Science. Nursing has a total of 31 full-time faculty members and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in two Departments-Adult Nursing and Community Nursing. The baccalaureate degree program has approximately 500 students in the pre-licensure track, 140 students in the fully online RN-BS track, and 48 students in the second degree accelerated BS hybrid track. The College also offers graduate nursing programs at the MS, DNP, and PhD level, with approximately 110 students enrolled across the graduate programs. Nursing is committed to building scholarship in the areas of chronic illness, nursing education, and global population health. Nursing has a long-standing teaching and research collaboration with the College of Engineering. Nursing also has a growing portfolio of international collaborations and offers unique clinical experiences through these collaborations. Programs are fully accredited by CCNE.

For more information about the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, please go to: http://umassd.edu/CNHS/ OR contact Ms. Sandy Baker, Assistant in Adult Nursing at 508 999 8577.

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.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth values excellence, diversity, transparency, student-centeredness, accountability, innovation, engagement, collaboration, collegiality, and safety.

UMass Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit-based factors.

UMass Dartmouth reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

Advertised: 09 Mar 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:

Organization

Located on the Massachusetts south coast, only a short drive from Cape Cod, Providence and Boston, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been ranked among the top northern public universities by U.S. News and World Report. The quality of life on the south coast of Massachusetts is rich with cultural attractions, beautifully preserved and restored historic districts, museums, live theatre and an excellent educational system. Recreational opportunities include boating, beaches, rivers, golf courses, camping grounds, beautiful state parks, waterfront parks and a new zoo.

UMass Dartmouth offers a broad range of baccalaureate and graduate degrees vital to the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of the region. It has an enrollment of over 9,200 students in over 40 undergraduate and 36 graduate programs (including 11 at the Ph.D. level) offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Charlton College of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing, the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School for Marine Science and Technology. The main campus was designed by the eminent architect Paul Rudolf and is located on 710 acres in North Dartmouth. Other university sites include theCenter for Marine Science and Technology on the waterfront in New Bedford, the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center in Fall River and the Star Store Center for the Arts in New Bedford. 

While retaining its commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, UMass Dartmouth has increased dramatically its research and outreach activities during the past ten years. R&D spending has increased in the last five years from $20.1 million to $25.6 million and the university has established centers in Policy Studies, Portuguese Studies & Culture, Business Research, Marine Science &Technology and Indic Studies to significantly expand its research and public service activities in ways that meet regional needs but have global impact.

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