Major Duties: Western Michigan University, Bronson School of Nursing and the College of Health and Human Services, Kalamazoo, Michigan is seeking an outstanding leader for the position of the Bernardine M. Lacey Endowed Chair as a full professor. The Endowed Chair will support and develop scholarship at Bronson School of Nursing, mentor faculty and students with the goal of advancing the nursing profession and the future of the school. This position offers an established faculty member a unique opportunity to cultivate research of the next generation of nursing leaders and develop a legacy through program and clinical site development. This is an academic term position renewable yearly for up to three years.- Collaborate with other BSON faculty members to obtain external research funding- Promote scholarship by facilitating faculty and student research at BSON- Serve as a member of the Director's Leadership Committee and Graduate Program Committee- Opportunities for collaborative DNP program development - Opportunities for grant writing, philanthropy and fund raising to expand the graduate program- Opportunity to advance own program of research and practice- Opportunities to teach in areas of expertise- Opportunity to develop community partnerships
Minimum Qualifications: - Earned research doctorate in nursing or related field- Master's or higher degree in nursing- Current Registered Nurse (RN) license with eligibility for licensure in Michigan- Achievements commensurate with rank of Full Professor, including a record of success in securing extramural funding and strong research agenda- Leadership experience in nursing education at graduate level- Ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines and health care professions, especially those represented within the WMU CHHS- Commitment to the mission, values and philosophy of the WM BSON- Background and experience working with diverse populations - Record of community engagement desired- Experience in developing a graduate nursing program desired
Internal Number: 352_57876
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.