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Clinical Faculty (Simulation)

Employer
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Location
Greensboro, NC

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position Number:

002006

Functional Title:

Clinical Faculty (Simulation)

Position Type:

Non-Tenure Stream

Position Eclass:

FG - Faculty 12 Mo Leave Earning

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The School of Nursing is Transforming the Future of Nursing with Inclusive Communities, Passionate People, Innovative Practices, and Extraordinary Outcomes. We value and strive for diversity, respect, open communication, and excellence among students, staff, and faculty. The school is CCNE accredited and is an NLN Center of Excellence in Promoting the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty. The School of Nursing has over 740 students enrolled in BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, MSN/MBA, DNP, PhD and certificate programs. Please visit our website at https://nursing.uncg.edu.

Position Summary:

Re-Post, Previous Applicants Need Not Re-Apply, Still Under Consideration

The Simulation and Laboratory Faculty participates in the operational aspects of the UNCG Simulation Center for Experiential Nursing Education (SCENE). This faculty member provides expertise and best practices in simulation integration, methods, and technologies, and supports the evidence-based educational experiences for learners in the School of Nursing. The Simulation and Laboratory faculty member works with course faculty to design, implement, and evaluate simulation and practice laboratory learning activities, consistent with the School of Nursing mission and strategic plan. The Simulation and Laboratory Faculty works with the SCENE Director and the simulation/laboratory team to ensure the implementation of best practices in practice labs and simulation education for both graduate and undergraduate students at the Main and Union Square Campus sites, both in Greensboro.

The Simulation and Laboratory faculty member works directly with the SCENE Director, is supervised by the SCENE Director and the Department Chair works collaboratively with program directors and course leaders, and has the following responsibilities:

  1. Serve as a simulation champion and expert consultant, assisting the School of Nursing faculty in developing and implementing best practices for practice labs and simulation experiences.
  2. Work collaboratively with the SCENE Director and Simulation Technology Specialist to monitor and manage equipment and supplies, including requisitions for procurement.
  3. Work collaboratively with the Simulation Team to ensure all simulation and lab equipment is operational and functional.
  4. Work with the SCENE Director and other appropriate persons for the scheduling of lab space and use of equipment and supplies.
  5. Provide faculty education and training in the development, implementation, and evaluation of simulation scenarios and learning experiences.
  6. Work with program directors and course faculty to plan, execute, and evaluate practice labs and simulation activities.
  7. Assist in the oversight of the management of open practice lab hours for student practice (e.g., for clinical makeup time and remediation).
  8. Assist the Simulation and Laboratory Director in developing annual goals for simulation activities.
  9. Work with the SCENE Director to assess the impact and evaluate outcomes of practice lab and simulation activities.
  10. Assist the simulation and laboratory director to provide data for grant applications and reports.
  11. Work collaboratively with the Simulation and laboratory director to serve as a school liaison, networking and collaborating locally, regionally, and nationally to support best practices in simulation.
  12. Utilize and manage appropriate platforms (e.g., B-line) for all undergraduate and graduate program simulation activities and tracking.
  13. Participate in generating scholarships related to teaching and learning.
  14. May be required to teach courses such as nursing skills during the summer.
  15. Any other duties as may be assigned or required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must hold a graduate degree in Nursing.
  • An unencumbered RN license in North Carolina is required prior to the employment date.
  • Experience in simulation and education in the clinical laboratory setting.
  • Willingness to seek Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator credential.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience in simulation or clinical learning leadership in undergraduate and/or graduate programs.
  • Doctoral degree in nursing or related field.
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator.
  • Knowledge of best practices and innovation in simulation education.

Tenure Status:

Not on Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:

1. Letter of interest that addresses stated responsibilities and qualifications2. Current curriculum vitae/resume3. When selected for interview, the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three or more professional references.

Recruitment Range:

Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and credentials.

Org #-Department:

Professional Nursing Education - 12803

Job Open Date:

10/12/2023

Open Until Filled:

Yes

FTE:

1.000

Type of Appointment:

Time Limited

Time Limited Duration:

One year with opportunity for yearly renewal

Number of Months per Year:

12

FLSA:

Exempt

Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - O, Reading - O, Talking - O, Standing - O, Sitting - O, Walking - O, Eye-hand coordination - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - F, Pushing/Pulling - F

Work Environment:

Inside - C

Organization

UNCG at a Glance

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest and most diverse state university in the Piedmont Triad. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make. 

With more than 19,400 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. The campus has grown to include 30 residence halls and 30 academic buildings on 210 acres.

UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centered public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools offer 79 undergraduate majors, 65 master's programs and 30 doctoral programs.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships. More than $35 million in grants and contracts for research and creative activity are awarded to faculty members annually. Among the most prominent of UNCG's research initiatives are the Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Both are partnerships with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Globalization of the curriculum has expanded opportunities for international education, through new programs such as the UNC Exchange Program and the Lloyd International Honors College. In addition, innovative signature programs such as Building Entrepreneurial Learning for Life (BELL), Communication Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research and Freshman Seminars enhance the student experience.

As a cultural leader, UNCG offers concerts, lectures, dance and theater performances, exhibitions at the internationally known Weatherspoon Art Museum and readings by nationally known authors. In athletics, Spartan teams compete in nine women's and nine men's sports in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. With ethnic minority students making up 26 percent of the student body, UNCG is the most diverse of the UNC system's historically white campuses.

Although much has changed, some things remain the same. The university motto — “Service” — continues to be a guiding principle put into practice through all aspects of university life.

UNCG Schools and College of Arts & Sciences

The University's Academic Affairs Division consists of seven academic schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the Lloyd International Honors College. The names below are the ones currently in use. In some cases, the names have changed since the academic units were founded. The schools and their dates of establishment are: Graduate School 1921-22;College of Arts & Sciences 1969, Lloyd International Honors College 2005, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering 2007, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics 1969, School of Education 1921, School of Health and Human Sciences 2011, School of Music, Theatre and Dance 2010, and School of Nursing 1966.

Achievements & Accolades

UNCG is garnering national attention and awards for its challenging academic programs, supportive environment and engaged community. Take a look at some of our latest accomplishments and meaningful contributions on campus, in the community and around the globe. Curious about more accolades, achievements, our student body, faculty and staff excellence and other signs of our success? Find out more at UNCG Now: http://newsandfeatures.uncg.edu/

Challenging Academic Programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the 2015 list of Best Online Programs.

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from BestColleges.com.

The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies has earned a Top 10 ranking by the The HDFS Report.

Supportive Environment

UNCG is a Military Friendly School for the fourth straight year, putting it in the top 15 percent of colleges and universities nationwide that are doing the most to support veterans and ensure their success.

UNCG is ranked among the best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that guides students through the college selection process.

The Education Trust singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success at closing the gap in graduation rates between black and white students.

Engaged Community

For the fifth year in a row, UNCG has earned the “Tree Campus USA” designation for promoting healthy trees and encouraging the spirit of conservation. 

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency.

For the eighth consecutive year, UNCG is highlighted on Washington Monthly’s list of American universities that contribute most to the public good.

Careers at UNCG

UNCG is committed to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative and responsive university by attracting, retaining and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university's mission.

Company info
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Telephone
336-334-5009
Location
723 Kenilworth Street
Greensboro
NC
27402
US

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