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Assistant/Associate Professor/Tenure Track - Community Nursing

Employer
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Location
Nonquitt, MA
Closing date
Apr 9, 2024

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Sector
Nursing, Community Nursing
Organization Type
Corporate
College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Community Nursing Department

Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track

Job Description:

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Community Nursing Department invites applications for full-time faculty positions for the Tenure Track. The Community Department includes the specialty areas of maternity and women's health; family health; community and population health; and mental health nursing. Applicants in these specialty areas or individuals with expertise in informatics, global public health, social determinants of 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.

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

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

Applicants will have an earned research doctorate in Nursing [PhD] or related field or its equivalent, a Master's in Nursing degree or its equivalent, 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, social determinants of 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. Based on qualifications, faculty teach across all program levels. 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred applicant will have completed post-doctoral research training and also 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 or its equivalent, a Master's in Nursing degree or its equivalent, 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 areas such as though not limited to, global public health, social determinants of health, community-based management of populations with 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. Based on qualifications, faculty teach across all program levels. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and service. Salary will be highly competitive.

Applicants must possess credentials warranting appointment as a tenured Associate Professor.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred applicant will have funded research and an advanced specialty certification in their area of expertise.

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 and the contact information for three professional references. In the letter, please indicate how you learned of this position.

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 undergraduate degree program has approximately 550 baccalaureate students enrolled in the prelicensure traditional and accelerated, and RN to BS tracks. 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, 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.

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.

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

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled.

Employment based visa sponsorship will be considered.

Salary to commensurate with experience.

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Advertised: 18 Jan 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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