The School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Missouri – Kansas City seeks applications for a 12 month tenure-track Assistant Professor or ranked non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor faculty member to serve as Clinical Assistant Professor of the Masters of Science in Nursing [MSN]. UMKC is commands a leadership role in the Life and Health Sciences in Kansas City. The University of Missouri-Kansas City is a comprehensive urban university with nationally recognized programs in the health sciences, the arts and business/urban affairs. The School of Nursing is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for its graduate programs and recently completed a federal grant to recruit and retain male and minority students in nursing - efforts that have bolstered enrollment.
The candidate selected will be expected to:
work with the Dean and recruitment staff to attract qualified students and work to retain students currently enrolled in the program; and contribute to fiscal sustainability of the program.
teach in the educational programs in Nursing as needed;
provide leadership in the development and instruction of didactic and clinical courses/ experiences of the MSNand BSN-DNP programs;
provide service appropriate to the position;
advance the goals of the School of Nursing and the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Strategic Plan;
provide guidance in the application of technology to nursing; and
demonstrate expertise in practice.
To be considered for a tenure-track position, you must:
maintain an active program of scholarship and externally funded research conducive to achieve promotion and tenure; and
mentor junior faculty to assist in their obtaining extramural funding;
The School seeks faculty of regional or national prominence to teach in our innovative programs. Accredited by the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education, the School values excellence in teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and service.
an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field - ABDs will be considered but must have doctorate awarded prior to start date;
eligibility for unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Missouri; Certified in NP specialty
excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
a willingness to contribute to teamwork for the advancement of the program and the School; and
experience and/or willingness to mentor graduate students.
a record of quality teaching and service appropriate to rank;
expertise in Nursing Education and directing graduate students to success in scholarship;
expertise in clinical discipline.
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary commensurate with experience.
To be open until filled
To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
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