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Clinical Assist/Assoc Professor

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty

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Community Nursing Department

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Community Nursing

Job Description:

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Community Nursing Department invites applications for full-time 9-month faculty positions on the non-tenure Clinical Track. Depending on qualifications and experience, positions are at the rank of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor. The Community Department includes the specialty areas of maternity and women’s health; pediatric/family health; community and population health; and mental health nursing. Applicants in these specialty areas or individuals with expertise in informatics, global public health, community-based management of populations with chronic illness; social justice, health equity and health disparities, community engaged or participatory approaches are encouraged to apply. This is an on-site position.

Prospective faculty members must be committed to rapid pedagogical and other academic process changes, including up-to-date vaccinations, as driven by environmental conditions.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

The applicant will have an earned clinical doctorate in Nursing (DNP) or  research doctorate in Nursing (PhD) with clinical specialization in one of the following areas maternity and women’s health; pediatric and family health; community/population health or expertise in informatics, global public health, community-based management of populations with chronic illness; social justice, health equity and health disparities, community engaged or participatory approaches; 3 or more years of clinical practice experience; and 3 or more years of higher education teaching experience or its equivalent. Based on qualifications, faculty teach across all program levels. Additional responsibilities include student advisement; commitment to progressive participation in scholarship and professional organizations; and university service, and engagement in university diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

DNP candidates will be considered. However, the applicant’s DNP 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.

Clinical Associate Professor, Non-Tenure Track

The applicant will have an earned clinical doctorate in Nursing (DNP) or  research doctorate in Nursing (PhD) with clinical specialization in one of the following areas maternity and women’s health; pediatric and family health; community/population health or expertise in informatics, global public health, community-based management of populations with chronic illness; social justice, health equity and health disparities, community engaged or participatory approaches; 5 or more years of clinical practice experience; 5 or more years of higher education teaching experience or its equivalent. Based on qualifications, faculty teach across all program levels.

Additional responsibilities include student advisement, demonstrated engagement in scholarship and professional organizations and engagement in university diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred applicant will have an established scholarship agenda and established leadership role(s) in professional organizations.

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 31 full-time faculty members and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in two Departments-Adult Nursing and Community Nursing. The baccalaureate degree program has approximately 500 students in the pre-licensure track, 140 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 110 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, Administrative 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.

UMass Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit-based factors.

UMass Dartmouth reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

UMass Dartmouth offers exciting benefits* such as:

  • 75% Employer-Paid Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • State Pension Retirement Plan
  • Optional Retirement Savings Plans
  • Tuition Credit (Employee, Spouse, & Dependents)
  • Twelve (12) paid holidays
  • Paid personal, vacation, and sick time
  • And More!

*For a detailed summary of benefits for this position, please navigate Benefits

Application Instructions:

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, a one-page statement of teaching interests and philosophy, 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 authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

 

Effective September 27, 2021, UMass Dartmouth requires that all members of the campus community are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination.

 

 

 

 

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