The School of Nursing Online Program is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Professor of Nursing position within the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) specialty track. Candidates must possess the ability to teach a broad range of courses from our online nursing program through an online learning management system. Primary responsibilities include: teaching nursing students admitted at various entry points (i.e., associate degree through post-master’s); advising students; course evaluation and development in an online environment; committee work; and service to the department, college, and community-at-large. A doctoral degree in nursing or related field (e.g., DNP/PhD/EdD) is preferred, and APRN certification and unencumbered nursing licensure in Massachusetts is required. Reports to the Assistant Dean of Online Nursing and works collaboratively with the Dean of Nursing, Associate Dean of Online Nursing and Graduate Program Directors.
Teach online, carrying a workload of 30 units per year (12-month contract)
Advise students in the online nursing program
Participate in annual curriculum review and/or revision
Problem-solve and provide oversight in online courses
Maintain ongoing, clear, and consistent communication with students, the Assistant and Associate Deans of Online Nursing, and others as necessary
Maintain expertise in online teaching methodologies
Participate in curriculum and/or course development
Maintain active licensure and certification in nursing and advanced practice specialty as appropriate
Participation in School of Nursing and college wide meetings
Engage in service to Regis College per faculty handbook guidelines
Other responsibilities as designated by the Assistant Dean and Associate Dean of Online Nursing, and/or the Dean of the School of Nursing
Doctoral degree: In process or completed preferred. Master’s degree in Nursing required.
Certification: PMH Nurse Practitioner Certification; CNE preferred or a minimum of 2 courses in nurse education
Active and unencumbered RN/APRN licensure in home state and MA (or eligible to apply)
Active APRN practice in home state
Teaching Experience: current experience of 2 or more years of full-time, online teaching; 2 years of teaching in graduate education or a combination of graduate and RN-BS; course coordinator role/lead faculty role/and or leadership in an online environment experience preferred
Course Development: Experience with Quality Matters course development, online course development and online technology for course delivery (e.g., health assessment, psychotherapy recordings)
Working knowledge of Excel and Word; various learning platforms like Moodle, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams; and hosting synchronous meetings
Ability to uphold the College’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Work remotely, from home. May require annual or periodic travel to campus
Private home office, not subject to extremes in noise, odors, etc.
May spend extended periods at computer, on telephone, or operating other office machines requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.
Internal Number: 75789
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