Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Mar 28 2019 Job Description:
Note: Revised to include Instructor on 6-27-19
The School of Nursing is seeking candidates for a full-time Instructor OR full-time (9-month) Tenure Track Assistant Professor position which will be available fall 2019.
Appointments are effective August 15, 2019.
All of our programs offer different methods of delivery and we currently offer many classes at three WKU Satellite Campuses. All successful candidates must have the ability to engage in alternative modes of instructional delivery that may include online courses, IVS, and offering courses at Western Kentucky University's (WKU) extended campus sites.
The School of Nursing offers the following programs: an Associate of Science in Nursing, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (pre-licensure and RN to BSN Completion) a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). The Mission of the School of Nursing (SON) at WKU is to produce nationally and globally competitive nursing graduates at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels and to provide continuing education opportunities for lifelong learning to our constituents. For more information visit the School website at http://www.wku.edu/nursing/
Masters degree in Nursing.
Licensure as an RN in Kentucky or a compact state
A minimum of two-years of nursing practice within the last five years or recent clinical teaching experience.
All tenure track positions in the School of Nursing require a Doctorate degree completed by June 2019.
Licensure as a RN in Kentucky or a compact state is required for nursing faculty members.
A minimum of two-years of clinical nursing practice within the last five years or recent clinical teaching experience.
Previous experience in nursing education.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO) at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
Western Kentucky University (WKU) prepares students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides research, service and lifelong learning opportunities for its students, faculty, and other constituents. WKU enriches the quality of life for those within its reach.