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Assistant Professor of Nursing - NTT

Southern Utah University
Cedar City

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Assistant Professor of Nursing - NTT

Southern Utah University seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor of Nursing. This is a full-time non-tenure track position. The faculty member will teach in the SUU Department of Nursing (DON) in areas of expertise (mainly face-to-face courses with possibility of teaching some online courses), provide service to the DON, College of Health Science (COHS), University, community, and profession and contribute to the mission and strategic priorities of the DON. This is a full-time, 9-month position to commence August 2024.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Participating in the ongoing development, implementation, evaluation, and enhancement of nursing
    academic programs:
  2. Participating in program and course revisions.
  3. Revising assigned courses to reflect program outcomes, AACN essentials, and other professional standards, state board of nursing minimum standards, current evidence and best practice.
  4. Collaborating with emphasis area coordinators, clinical coordinators, program directors, and the DON Chair and program leads to identify the types of clinical experiences and sites needed for optimal clinical education of students.
  5. Teaching undergraduate face to face nursing courses as assigned and possibly some online nursing courses including graduate level nursing courses.
  6. Supervising nursing students as assigned.
  7. Collaborating with clinical agencies in arranging student clinical experiences (e.g. orientation to objectives of clinical
    experience, course syllabus, clinical schedule, et al) as appropriate.
  8. Participating in the development of academic policies affecting the admission, progression, graduation and dismissal of students.
  9. Participating in the evaluation and ongoing enhancement of the curricula.
  10. Applying evidence from best education practices to curriculum development and to teaching.
  11. Serve the Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University, community, and profession:
  12. Participating in Department of Nursing team meetings, standing committees, task force and other meetings.
  13. Participating in College of Health Sciences, University Assembly and Faculty Senate Committees and ad hoc committees.
  14. Participating in community and professional activities as appropriate. Participating in scholarly projects as appropriate.
  15. Contributing to the mission and strategic priorities of the DON, COHS, and Southern Utah University.
  16. Collaborating effectively with other faculty and staff members both within the DON and throughout the University and community to develop inter-professional academic, clinical, and research opportunities.
  17. Engagement in clinical scholarship or research and leadership/service.

Education and Experience Requirements:
  1. A Master of Science in Nursing required; FNP or Doctoral degree preferred.
  2. National Board certification as a nurse practitioner preferred.
  3. Current nursing license in the State of Utah or able to obtain a Utah nursing license by the start date. If a nurse practitioner a current APRN license or able to obtain a Utah APRN license by the start date.
  4. 2 years clinical experience preferred.
  5. Previous college-level teaching preferred.
  6. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  7. Official transcripts if hired.

Documents needed to apply:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Contact information for 3 professional references
  • Unofficial Transcripts

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