Towson University is inviting established scholars and clinicians, and promising faculty applicants for one tenure track, full time, 10-month position with a direct focus on simulation in nursing beginning August 2020.
Research doctorate and master’s degree in nursing with expertise in a respective specialty area. Evidence of sustainable nursing scholarship agenda. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2021. All candidates are expected to possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and advising. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Maryland is required. Preference given to candidates with substantial experience in simulation. Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students is also preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Academic rank as an Assistant or Associate professor will be commensurate with qualification and university promotion and tenure criteria.
1)Teaching - provide high quality instruction in a variety of undergraduate and/or graduate nursing courses, advise and mentor students as they matriculate through the program and prepare to enter the profession; 2) Scholarship - development/continuation of a focused area of scholarship that includes refereed publications, professional presentations, external funding, and involvement in scholarly projects with faculty and students; 3) Service - active service participation at the Department, College, University, Profession and community levels. Position includes opportunity to serve as Director of Simulation which includes oversight for all educational and operational aspects of simulation in the Department of Nursing.
The Department of Nursing is one of five departments in the College of Health Professions and CCNE accredited with approximately 825 undergraduate students. The Department offers master’s programs in nursing education and nursing administration. Post-baccalaureate/post-master’s certificates in nursing education are available. Student admission is highly competitive. The Department of Nursing also offers the baccalaureate degrees at the Western Maryland Hagerstown campus, a regional center within the University System of Maryland and Towson University Northeast campus, which is located in Bel Air, Maryland.
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U.S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University System of Maryland. TU enrolls almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located main campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Application materials should include a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, proof of unencumbered RN license, contact information for professional references and an official graduate transcript. Electronic submission of documentation to the Search Email is required. Submission of materials as one pdf attachment is strongly encouraged. Application materials should be sent to: email@example.com.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/employment/data.html to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: CHP-3351.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).