Clinical Assistant Professor - Solomont School of Nursing
- University of Massachusetts Lowell
- UMass Lowell
- Faculty Jobs
- Health & Medical, Nursing
- Position Type
- Assistant Professor
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Position type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: School of Nursing
Applications Open: Oct 31 2022
Applications Close: Open until filled
General Summary of Position:
The UMass Lowell Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing seek 1 full-time, non-tenure track faculty members at the rank of clinical assistant professor. All faculty in the School are expected to engage in service to the School and College. This position requires an on campus presence and faculty are expected to be present and engaged with the campus community. We seek applicants recognized for teaching expertise, clinical scholarship, ability to work with diverse populations, and excellent oral and written communication skills.
About UMass Lowell:
The University of Massachusetts Lowell, located about 25 miles northwest of Boston in the high-tech corridor of Massachusetts, is a tier-1 public research university. UMass Lowell has experienced dramatic growth in research funding, total endowments, and student enrollment over the past eight years. It is a Carnegie Classification Doctoral University – Higher Research Activity and conducts more than $65 million in sponsored research annually. Faculty at UMass Lowell collaborate with clinical sites and researchers in Boston and surrounding areas.
Solomont School of Nursing Overview:
A growing and dynamic school established in 1968, the Solomont School of Nursing enrolls approximately 600 nursing students in the Baccalaureate, Master’s, DNP and PhD in Nursing programs and has 19 full-time faculty members. Faculty have diverse interests and conduct research in the areas of health disparities, correctional worker health, occupational health, pediatrics, and women’s health.
The Solomont School of Nursing is located within the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences. The Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences is a dynamic, growing College that prepares professionals and scientists in a wide range of health science fields. Faculty research within the Zuckerberg College ranges from the lab bench to clinical interventions and community projects. Research programs with significant funding and vibrant community partnerships and engagement opportunities enrich and support our educational programs. The College is a leader in interprofessional education, research and practice opportunities for faculty and students. Opportunities for research linkages exist with other UMass Lowell Colleges, Research Centers and across the 5-campus UMass system.
UMass Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in these areas.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
- Candidates must hold an earned clinical doctorate in nursing (DNP), or a research doctorate in nursing (PhD) or a related field from an accredited institution. Candidates with a doctorate in a field other than nursing must have a master’s degree in nursing.
- Candidates must hold an active, unencumbered RN license and a Massachusetts RN license is required prior to the start of the employment
- RN/APRN experience in the United States
- Teaching experience in four-year University/College institutions
- Family nurse practitioner (FNP) with experience in pediatrics or behavioral mental health or
- Adult gerontologic nurse practitioner (AGNP) with a wide range of experience with the adult and older populations
- Active, national APRN certification
Additional Considerations (Preferred):
- Previous and recent publications in peer-reviewed journals
- Previous regional or national publications
- Active involvement/leadership in national organizations
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin on November 1st and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
Please include the following required documents with your application.
- Cover letter
- Teaching statement/philosophy
- Writing sample or publication
- Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application. One reference must be/have been a supervisor.
Working at University of Massachusetts Lowell
Located in the culturally and historically rich Merrimack.
Valley in northeast Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a vibrant research university that offers its 13,000 students more than 120 bachelor’s, master’s, professional master’s and doctoral degree programs. Exciting opportunities in experiential and service learning, scholarship, community engagement, and international partnerships can be found across the Colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering; Management; Sciences; School of Health and Environment; and Graduate School of Education.
This is a time of unprecedented growth and opportunity at UMass Lowell. Student enrollment and retention have improved annually. Research funding and alumni giving have increased significantly and the campus has embarked on the construction of two new academic buildings: the Emerging Technologies & Innovation Center and the Health & Social Sciences Building.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.
The mission of the University of Massachusetts Lowell is to enhance the intellectual, personal and cultural development of its students through excellent, affordable educational programs. The University seeks to meet the needs of the Commonwealth today and into the future and supports the development of sustainable technologies and communities through its teaching, research, scholarship and engagement.
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