The University of Connecticut School of Nursing is seeking applications to fill a full-time 11- month, non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor position. This person will act as Director of the Certificate Entry Into Nursing/BS program at Waterbury and Stamford UConn campuses. Under the direction of the Dean, the faculty member will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses; supervise pre-licensure students in clinical work each semester; apprise each student of his or her clinical performance on a regular basis; conduct evaluation of individual students’ clinical performance via impromptu meetings and planned evaluation conferences; evaluate students’ written work; and participate in campus laboratory teaching experiences, as required. In addition, the Director will act as liaison to clinical agencies, share clinical expectations and course syllabi with relevant agency staff; address and initiate action when required for student/agency issues that may arise; and work closely with the clinical coordinator to secure adjunct faculty and clinical sites for nursing student clinical rotations.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing; Doctorate in Nursing or related field; current Connecticut State license as RN (valid as of the date of hire); three years of practice experience in the relevant clinical area; completion of required health indicators (MMR titers, TB status, Hepatitis B and others as required by clinical agencies) and CPR at time of employment; excellent communication skills and interpersonal relationship strategies.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education; demonstrated ability to contribute through research, teaching and /or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience; substantial record of scholarly productivity; evidence of research experience and grant funding; prior administrative experience.
This is an 11-month, non-tenure track position subject to annual renewal based on program needs, funding and performance. Salary and rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested qualified applicants should apply online at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu and attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae and list at least three references from other scholars.
The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer. At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community. We actively encourage women, people with disabilities, and members of minority groups to apply.