The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.
Description of Primary Duties:
Tenure track faculty are required to: teach, mentor graduate students (advising, capstone projects, and thesis), pursue a program of research, and provide service consistent with the School of Nursing, the McQueary College of Health and Human Services, and the University goals.
Faculty teaching assignments will be based on education, experience, and area(s) of expertise. Leadership opportunities may be available.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Qualified applicants must hold a doctoral degree in nursing (PhD or DNP with FNP certification) or be enrolled in a doctoral program in nursing or a related field for a tenure track position. Applicants with a doctoral degree in a related field must have a masters’ degree in nursing. Applicants must have a current license, without restriction, to practice nursing in Missouri, or eligibility for RN License in Missouri.
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Flexible and willing to work collaboratively to attain school, college , and university goals. Previous teaching experience; effective teaching of diverse individuals or groups. Experience with online education, or interest in online education, with excellent technology skills.
Ability to identify and implement a successful program of scholarship. Strong leadership and management skills. Interest in healthcare of vulnerable and diverse populations, and collaborating with diverse community partners.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The first date of consideration is May 17, 2019 and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Offical transcripts will be required by the time of hire.
Background check at the University’s expense and drug screen without disqualifications is required.
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