The College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Community Nursing Department invites applications for Tenure Track/Tenure positions in Community Health at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor. The Community Department includes the specialty areas of maternity and women’s health; pediatric and family health; community; and mental health nursing.
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Applicants will have an earned research doctorate in Nursing [PhD] or related field, a Master’s in Nursing degree, and RN license in Massachusetts or eligibility for licensure. Applicants must have a successful record of teaching with the ability to sustain a program of funded research, secure external funding, and participate in community outreach. Although not limited to these areas, applicants with a program of research or scholarship in global public health, community-based management of chronic illness; social justice, health equity and health disparities, community engaged or participatory approaches are encouraged to apply. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and service.
PhD candidates will be considered. However, the applicant’s PhD degree must be conferred by August 1 prior to the September start date. A letter from the applicant’s faculty advisor confirming anticipated degree conferral date must be submitted with application materials.
The preferred applicant will have advanced specialty certification in their area of expertise.
Associate Professor, Tenure/Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Applicants will have an earned research doctorate in Nursing [PhD] or related field, a Master's in Nursing degree, and RN license in Massachusetts or eligibility for licensure. Applicants must have a successful record of teaching across undergraduate and graduate levels, using face to face and online pedagogies. Applicants must have a robust program of funded research in global public health, community-based management of chronic illness; social justice, health equity and health disparities, community engaged or participatory approaches with evidence of ability to sustain a program of funded research, secure external funding, and develop academic-practice partnerships. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and service. Salary will be highly competitive.
Applicants must possess credentials warranting appointment as a tenured Associate Professor.
The preferred applicant will have funded research and advanced specialty certification in their area of expertise.
Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.
The College values diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and background.
To apply please submit a letter of interest, current CV and the contact information for three professional references. In the letter, please indicate how you learned of this position.
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis. Employment based visa sponsorship is 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 26 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, 150 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 120 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. Anne Henley, Assistant in Community Nursing at 508 999 8159
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.