The College of Health and Human Services is seeking applications for one full-time, tenure-track, faculty position in the School of Nursing for the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Science in Nursing Programs. (nursing.nku.edu) NKU is built on core values that emphasize multidimensional excellence, learner-centered education, civic engagement, multiculturalism, innovation, collegiality, and collaboration across disciplines and professional fields. NKU has a strong commitment to trans-disciplinary education and the School of Nursing is located in the Health Innovations building, which offers opportunities for academic innovation and initiatives to influence the health of the region. The position reports to the School of Nursing Program Director. The search will remain open until the position is filled. The position will begin August 2021.
Primary Responsibilities :
The Department of Nursing invites applications for the tenure track Assistant Professor level position for the Department of Nursing available beginning fall 2021. Faculty responsibilities will include teaching in the MSN and DNP Programs, service, scholarship, and academic advising. All DNP and MSN courses are offered in an online format using Canvas. Teaching responsibilities include instruction in the 7-week online courses during the academic year with opportunity to teach in the summer, if desired.
All faculty must be prepared to plan and teach courses within their area of expertise. This includes developing (or using provided syllabus) for the classes assigned.
Specific responsibilities include: 1. Plan, teach, and evaluate lectures or activities within the course. 2. Assure instructional excellence and innovation in course presentation. 3. Remain current in the discipline through research and attendance at professional continuing education seminars. 4. Serve on committees and other areas of service as assigned and attend faculty, departmental, and other meetings as necessary. 5. Advise students as appropriate throughout the semester. 6. Provide tutoring to students upon request. 7. Maintain in person and/or virtual office hours to be accessible and available to students and staff. 8. Review textbooks in the discipline and place textbook orders according to the University schedule. 9. Maintain grades and final grades through My NKU by the University deadlines. 10. Work cooperatively with the faculty team including adjuncts and academic coaches.
Doctoral degree required.
Current record of active research/scholarship preferred (basic or applied research; publication in peer reviewed journals etc).
If not, a specific proposed plan for active research/scholarship must be provided (focus of study/scholarship, timeline etc.).
Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) years' experience in nursing within the immediate past five years. Online teaching experience in nursing is preferred.
Must possess a valid unencumbered nursing license through the Kentucky Boards of Nursing or be eligible for licensure.
Inquiries should be directed to Denise Robinson, Chair Graduate Search Committee, School of Nursing, 513-850-3413, email@example.com
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Minimum Education: Doctorate
Quick Link: 10016
Internal Number: 10016
About Northern Kentucky University
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Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.
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