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Job Overview

Company Description:

Framingham State University, located just 20 miles west of Boston, is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution offering 26 undergraduate degree programs in arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, and professional fields. Nearly 6,000 students attend Framingham State, including nearly 2,000 graduate students. Framingham State University offers graduate degrees in 25 fields, including an extensive graduate program for teachers in international schools. The University takes pride in its 30,000 alumni, most of whom live and work in Massachusetts. The University is just the right size – small enough for learning to be personal and collaborative, yet large and diverse enough to broaden students’ understanding of their world. This broadening of perspectives and appreciation of diversity is one of the hallmarks of a first-rate undergraduate education.

 

Job Description:

The Framingham State University Department of Nursing invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting September 2014. The position requires teaching in the undergraduate (RN-to-BS) Nursing program; additional responsibilities include student advising, curriculum development, service to the University and Department, and continuing scholarship. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching Nursing Informatics and/or Nursing Theory as well as proficiency with hybrid/blended learning format. National accreditation experience is highly desirable as is the credential of Certified Nurse Educator (CNE). Framingham State University is dedicated to effective teaching; candidates should show evidence of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional growth. Faculty/student collaboration on learning and scholarship is strongly supported.

 

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:
Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Nursing Education or Educational Leadership or equivalent (ABD will be considered) with current unrestricted RN licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Candidates should have at least 3 years of teaching experience at the baccalaureate level or higher; experience teaching in an ADN program will be considered with a strong candidate record of scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching Nursing Informatics and/or Nursing Theory as well as proficiency with hybrid/blended learning format. National accreditation experience is highly desirable as is the credential of Certified Nurse Educator (CNE).

 

Additional Information:

Framingham State University conducts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) checks relative to prior criminal convictions and pending cases, as well as Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) checks relative to prior sexual offenses committed as an adult or juvenile on final candidates prior to an offer of employment for all positions. Framingham State University requires specific written authorization to conduct background checks. Failure to provide such authorization shall preclude your application from receiving further consideration.

Framingham State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of underrepresented groups and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment are encouraged to apply.

 

Application Instructions:

Please apply online by submitting a cover letter and curriculum vitae. For full consideration, applicants must also submit via regular mail official transcripts and three letters of recommendation to Susan Mullaney, Chair, Nursing Department, 100 State Street, Framingham, MA 01701. For best consideration, please submit materials by December 15, 2013. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Office at (508) 626-4530.

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