Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Nov 5 2020 Job Description:
The School of Nursing is seeking candidates for a full-time Instructor (9-month) OR full-time (9-month) Tenure Track Assistant Professor position which will be available spring 2021.
Appointments are effective January 15, 2021.
Our programs offer different methods of delivery and we currently offer many classes at two WKU campuses. All successful candidates must have the ability to engage in alternative modes of instructional delivery that may include online courses, remote teaching, and face to face courses.
The School of Nursing offers the following programs: LPN to Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (pre-licensure), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner & Master Entry to Professional Nursing concentration (pre-licensure), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Family Nurse Practitioner & Nurse Executive concentrations.
The School of Nursing and Allied Health prepares undergraduate and graduate students to provide compassionate, culturally sensitive care to diverse populations. Through the use of service and inter-professional learning opportunities, students are prepared to function in an increasingly global society and to provide creative evidence based, and ethical solutions for complex healthcare issues. The desire for lifelong learning is instilled in graduates as a means to continue personal professional development and to affect positive change in healthcare systems and policy.
Instructor: Minimum of a Master's Degree in Nursing
Assistant Professor: Minimum of a Doctorate Degree in nursing or related field.
Current, active, unencumbered NCLEX-RN license within the United States and IF applying for graduate programs, an unencumbered APRN (PMHNP and/or FNP) certification and license are required.
For Instructor position: Minimum of two-years of nursing practice within the last five years (or) recent clinical teaching experience and for Assistant Professor: Minimum of two-years of clinical nursing practice within the last five years (or) recent clinical teaching experience with 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.
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