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Assistant/Associate Professor-Department of Community Nursing

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

College of Nursing


The College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications and nominations for one (1) tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Community Nursing for the academic year 2013-2014.

The College of Nursing admitted students to a new PhD program in Nursing in the fall 2008. The PhD program characteristics include a unique focus on the advancement of nursing science in the care of people with chronic illness. In addition, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program was recently approved with students being admitted in fall 2011.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate in Nursing, or related field and must be eligible for RN licensure in Massachusetts.
  • Candidates must have a successful record of teaching in an area of expertise with a program of research and the ability to sustain a program of funded research, secure external funding, and participate in community outreach.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching and administrative experience.


Salary will be highly competitive and an appointment with tenure is possible depending on qualifications, experience, and evidence of scholarly endeavors.


To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and a list of three references


The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is located in the beautiful ocean side community of North Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, half hour east of Providence, and half hour west of Cape Cod. The College of Nursing has approximately 30 full-time faculty members and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in two Departments; Adult and Child Health and Community Nursing. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has an enrollment of over 8,000 students in over 40 undergraduate and 23 graduate programs offered by the College of Nursing, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Science, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Education, Public Policy & Civic Engagement, and School for Marine Science and Technology.


The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.


UMass Dartmouth is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.