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Assistant Professor Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner- Tenure Track or Clinical Track

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty

Job Description:

The College of Nursing, Adult Nursing Department invites applications for a full-time position beginning in academic year 19-20. Primary responsibilities include teaching in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, student advising, scholarship, and service. Additional responsibilities include teaching in the baccalaureate and master's degree programs as appropriate. 

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Nursing or Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP); certification as an Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner; 5 years of recent NP clinical experience; and 3 years of higher education or clinical staff development teaching experience. Massachusetts APRN licensure or eligibility for licensure.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include 5 or more years of higher education or clinical staff development teaching experience.

Application Instructions:

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

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current CV, and the contact information for three professional references. In the letter of interest, please indicate how you learned of this position.

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

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

Additional Information about the College:

The College of Nursing has 29 full-time faculty members and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in two Departments-Adult Nursing and Community Nursing. The baccalaureate degree program has approximately 450 students in the pre-licensure track, 250 students in the fully online RN-BS track, and 48 students in the second degree accelerated BS hybrid track. The College also offers graduate programs at the MS, DNP, and PhD level, with approximately 120 students enrolled across the graduate programs. The College faculty teach across undergraduate and graduate programs using a range of pedagogical approaches. The College is committed to building nursing scholarship in the areas of chronic illness, nursing education, and global population health. The College has a long standing teaching and research collaboration with the College of Engineering. The College 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 please go to:  http://www.umassd.edu/nursing/ OR contact Ms. Sandra Baker, Assistant in Adult Nursing at 508 999 8577

About the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth:

The University of Massachusetts distinguishes itself as a vibrant public university actively engaged in personalized teaching and innovation research, and acting as an intellectual catalyst for regional and global economic, social, and cultural development. 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 for Marine Science and Technology. The University achieved Carnegie Designated Research University status in spring 2016.

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

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status or other protected class.

The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

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