Job Overview

 Department of Nursing – Missouri State University

Clinical and Tenure Track Faculty Positions

The Department of Nursing at Missouri State University invites applicants to join our diverse and vibrant Department beginning August 10, 2015. We seek applicants for three 9-month positions, two tenure track and one non-tenure clinical track. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience. Our current teaching needs are in the undergraduate and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs.

 Responsibilities Teaching; University, Community, and Professional Service; and Research (for tenure track faculty).The areas of responsibilities will depend upon appointment to tenure track, specialty area, and specific role and assignment. Faculty may be required to teach in an online learning environment. Faculty are involved in student advisement and activities that support the Department and its programs, and must work collaboratively in a collegial environment. Service to the community is expected of all faculty, commensurate with our Department mission.

Requirements

For Tenure-track Faculty: Identified program of research required. Applicants must possess an earned doctorate (or significant progress toward), a record of effective teaching in nursing or healthcare, and an identified program of research, and must be eligible for RN licensure in Missouri. 

 For Clinical Faculty:  A minimum of a masters degree in nursing for instructor level with rank and salary dependent on education and experience. Strong clinical background required. Must be eligible for RN licensure in Missouri. University or healthcare teaching experience is required.

Positions

BSN Faculty. One Clinical Assistant Professor Faculty to teach didactic and clinical courses in the BSN program.  Successful candidate will have a strong medical-surgical background, a minimum of a masters degree in nursing from a CCNE or NLNAC/ACEN accredited school, documented effective university teaching experience, commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong technology skills, and a minimum of five years of recent nursing practice experience.

Tenure Track Faculty.  Two Tenure Track Faculty with flexibility to teach across programs, and mentor DNP project students. Special interest in reducing health disparities and vulnerable populations is required for teaching in the DNP.  We seek faculty who can contribute to a variety of teaching modalities, including online, in areas of leadership, health policy, or healthcare information management, and have a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate student research and projects. Assignments will be based on education, experience, and area of expertise.  Successful candidates will have a doctorate in nursing (or significant progress toward a doctoral degree), an identified program of research, a masters degree in nursing from a CCNE or NLNAC/ACEN accredited school, effective university teaching experience, excellent communication and technology skills, and ability to work collaboratively as a team and in multi-disciplinary groups toward common goals..

About the Department

Our growing Department offers BSN, BSNC, MSN-Nurse Educator, and DNP (FNP and Post-Masters) community-based programs serving over 700 students. The undergraduate and MSN programs are CCNE accredited, with the DNP decision in review.  The Department is home to global health collaborations, a nursing clinic that delivers health care to the homeless and uninsured, a new simulation laboratory, and outstanding faculty, students, and staff. New faculty are offered a strong mentoring experience at the Department and University level.

About the University and Community

Missouri State University is a public selective-admissions graduate level teaching and research  institution with 23,000 students on four campuses and a statewide mission in public affairs. Located on a plateau overlooking the breath-taking Ozark mountains and lakes, Springfield has great schools and universities, and offers a range of cultural, sports, and recreational opportunities with an extensive park and trail system. Known for its friendliness, Springfield offers excellent healthcare and is recognized for its low cost of living and clean environment. As a vibrant metropolitan area of 450,000 people, Springfield has been recognized as a Top 40 City for quality of life, and a growing workforce, with an average commute of 20 minutes.

 Application Information

Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Applicants should apply online at http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/17687 for the BSN Clinical Assistant Professor, and http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/8822  for the two Tenure Track Assistant professor positions. Applicants will submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, and contact information for four professional references who can speak to the qualifications of the position. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense and drug screen without disqualifications. For additional information, contact Dr. Kathryn Hope.  E-mail: kathrynhope@missouristate.edu; PH; (417)-836-5310; toll free 877-728-0001. Official transcripts will be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin February 2, 2015 and will continue until the positions are filled. The university is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment; the ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. EO/AA/M/F/Veterans Disability

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Nursing

Missouri State University

 

CLinical and Tenure Track Faculty PositionS

 

The Department of Nursing at Missouri State University invites applicants to join our diverse and vibrant Department beginning August 10, 2015. We seek applicants for three 9-month positions, two tenure track and one non-tenure clinical track. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience. Our current teaching needs are in the undergraduate and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs.

 

Responsibilities Teaching; University, Community, and Professional Service; and Research (for tenure track faculty).The areas of responsibilities will depend upon appointment to tenure track, specialty area, and specific role and assignment. Faculty may be required to teach in an online learning environment. Faculty are involved in student advisement and activities that support the Department and its programs, and must work collaboratively in a collegial environment. Service to the community is expected of all faculty, commensurate with our Department mission.

 

Requirements

For Tenure-track Faculty: Identified program of research required. Applicants must possess an earned doctorate (or significant progress toward), a record of effective teaching in nursing or healthcare, and an identified program of research, and must be eligible for RN licensure in Missouri. 

 

For Clinical Faculty:  A minimum of a masters degree in nursing for instructor level with rank and salary dependent on education and experience. Strong clinical background required. Must be eligible for RN licensure in Missouri. University or healthcare teaching experience is required.

 

Positions

BSN Faculty. One Clinical Assistant Professor Faculty to teach didactic and clinical courses in the BSN program.  Successful candidate will have a strong medical-surgical background, a minimum of a masters degree in nursing from a CCNE or NLNAC/ACEN accredited school, documented effective university teaching experience, commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong technology skills, and a minimum of five years of recent nursing practice experience.

 

Tenure Track Faculty.  Two Tenure Track Faculty with flexibility to teach across programs, and mentor DNP project students. Special interest in reducing health disparities and vulnerable populations is required for teaching in the DNP.  We seek faculty who can contribute to a variety of teaching modalities, including online, in areas of leadership, health policy, or healthcare information management, and have a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate student research and projects. Assignments will be based on education, experience, and area of expertise.  Successful candidates will have a doctorate in nursing (or significant progress toward a doctoral degree), an identified program of research, a masters degree in nursing from a CCNE or NLNAC/ACEN accredited school, effective university teaching experience, excellent communication and technology skills, and ability to work collaboratively as a team and in multi-disciplinary groups toward common goals..

 

About the Department

Our growing Department offers BSN, BSNC, MSN-Nurse Educator, and DNP (FNP and Post-Masters) community-based programs serving over 700 students. The undergraduate and MSN programs are CCNE accredited, with the DNP decision in review.  The Department is home to global health collaborations, a nursing clinic that delivers health care to the homeless and uninsured, a new simulation laboratory, and outstanding faculty, students, and staff. New faculty are offered a strong mentoring experience at the Department and University level.

 

About the University and Community

Missouri State University is a public selective-admissions graduate level teaching and research  institution with 23,000 students on four campuses and a statewide mission in public affairs. Located on a plateau overlooking the breath-taking Ozark mountains and lakes, Springfield has great schools and universities, and offers a range of cultural, sports, and recreational opportunities with an extensive park and trail system. Known for its friendliness, Springfield offers excellent healthcare and is recognized for its low cost of living and clean environment. As a vibrant metropolitan area of 450,000 people, Springfield has been recognized as a Top 40 City for quality of life, and a growing workforce, with an average commute of 20 minutes.

 

Application Information

Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Applicants should apply online at http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/17687 for the BSN Clinical Assistant Professor, and http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/8822  for the two Tenure Track Assistant professor positions. Applicants will submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, and contact information for four professional references who can speak to the qualifications of the position. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense and drug screen without disqualifications. For additional information, contact Dr. Kathryn Hope.  E-mail: kathrynhope@missouristate.edu; PH; (417)-836-5310; toll free 877-728-0001. Official transcripts will be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin February 2, 2015 and will continue until the positions are filled. The university is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment; the ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. EO/AA/M/F/Veterans Disability