Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Jan 8 2021 Job Description:
A Clinical Assistant Professor is a continuing, non-tenure-eligible faculty member whose responsibilities are primarily focused on teaching clinical discipline students in the classroom, laboratory, simulation and/or practice setting.
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/
Master's degree in Nursing
Licensure as an RN in Kentucky or eligible for Kentucky RN license.
Evidence of recent clinical specialty experience or current relevant specialty certification.
A minimum of two-years of nursing practice within the last five years or recent clinical teaching experience.
Licensure as a Family Nurse Practitioner (APRN-FNP) or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (APRN-PMNHP) is required for Clinical Professors who seek appointment to the graduate nursing program.
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 (WKU) is committed to a policy and practice of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all individuals. 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, no form of discrimination or harassment will be tolerated at WKU on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices.
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). To request an accommodation, report/express a complaint, or ask questions regarding WKU's Discrimination and Harassment Policy (#0.2040), please contact Mr. Joshua Hayes, EEO Director/Title IX Investigator/University ADA Coordinator, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (270) 745-5121.
The University is also required to investigate complaints of sex and gender-based harassment, also a form of discrimination, and has designated the Title IX Coordinator as the individual responsible for coordinating the investigation and response to such complaints. The Title IX Coordinator for the University is Ms. Deborah Wilkins, who can be contacted via email at email@example.com or by phone at (270) 745-5396. Additional information regarding Title IX is accessible via WKU's https://www.wku.edu/titleix/ website.
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