Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for Specialty Director of our robust BS to DNP Family Nurse Practitioner Program. This is a hybrid faculty and administrative position. Teaching responsibilities may include didactic and clinical practica within and beyond the specialty. Administrative duties may include program recruitment, application review, student advisement and mentorship, maintaining program regulatory, certifying agency and specialty organization requirements, student clinical placement, and periodic curricular review and updates. In this role, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines, maintain clinical practice competence, remain actively involved in professional organizations, maintain scholarship in their field, and actively seek opportunities for and participates in School of Nursing faculty governance. DNP project support and supervision, intellectual contributions leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals, and service are required. The position is primarily in the graduate program but the candidate may teach across programs.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Doctoral degree (DNP or PhD) required.
Current licensure or eligibility for RN and Advanced Practice Nursing licensure in New Jersey.
National certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Minimum of 5 years, current clinical experience as Family Nurse Practitioner required.
Strong teaching background required.
Ability to teach courses within the Advanced Practice curriculum beyond the specialty. Courses may include data management, epidemiology, nursing research, evidence translation, and DNP Project courses.
Administrative/Leadership experience required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Preference will be provided to candidates with evidence of clinical expertise across the lifespan and those who have evidence of recent scholarship (e.g., publications, national presentations, grant funding) and active participation in professional organizations.
Posting Number: 19FA2009
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 100141
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.