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Clinical Lecturer/Adult Nursing-24 hour/wk lecturer

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Work type: Faculty Part Time/Adjunct
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Adult Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applicants for a benefited and renewable 24 Hour per Week Clinical Instructor, starting September 1, 2024. We seek a colleague who is an experienced Adult Health educator with a strong commitment to teaching emerging professionals. Prospective faculty members must be committed to rapid pedagogical and other academic process changes, including up-to-date vaccinations, as driven by environmental conditions. This is an on-site, non-tenure position.

Primary responsibilities include instructing and evaluating the experiential clinical performance of undergraduate nursing students – agency and laboratory settings. Clinical instruction is guided by the nursing curriculum and focuses on course specific concepts as outlined in the curriculum plan and experiential clinical course outcomes. Clinical instructors identify each student's strength and weaknesses in knowledge application, attainment of core competencies, and skill performance and develops individualized plans designed to facilitate student achievement of course competencies and learning outcomes. Assignments may be in the Traditional Undergraduate or Accelerated BS tracks. Other responsibilities include continuing education needed to maintain professional licensure and certification and may include service to the department.

Required qualifications: A master’s degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program, Massachusetts RN licensure or eligibility for MA RN licensure, two or more years of full-time or full-time equivalent clinical teaching, knowledge of concept-based pedagogy.

Preferred qualifications: The required qualifications plus three or more years of full-time or full-time equivalent clinical teaching, nursing specialty certification, and Certified Nurse Educator (CNE or CNEcl) credential.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis. Employment based visa support is not available.

To Apply: Qualified applicants are requested to submit the following via the application portal at: http://careers.umassd.edu/dartmouth/en-us/listing/

  • Cover letter that outlines the candidate’s qualifications and interests in the position
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Complete contact information for three professional references who have served in a supervisory capacity.

Questions: For inquiries about the Department or position, please contact Dr. Susan Hunter at egillett@umassd.edu

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 and Health Sciences, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Science, College of Visual and Performing Arts, College of Engineering, School of Law, and School of Marine Science and Technology. The University achieved Carnegie Designated Research University status in spring of 2016.

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

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. The University values diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and background.

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

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

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.                        

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

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