Website Western Michigan University Bronson School of Nursing
The WMU Bronson School of Nursing seeks candidates for Faculty Specialist I/II – Clinical Specialist in the WMU Bronson School of Nursing. The position is a tenure track, fiscal year (12-month) appointment.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in nursing; specialization in gerontological nursing, community health nursing and/or adult health nursing; Registered Nurse License with eligibility for Michigan License; community-based, interdisciplinary, inter-institutional experience/background; evidence of technological literacy and on-line instruction; and teaching experience in a baccalaureate program in practice and laboratory setting preferred.
Responsibilities: Teaching courses in the Nursing curriculum in online and traditional formats; supervise and instruct professional nursing students to work with clinical health problems and with health and wellness promotion with individuals, groups and communities in clinical and classroom settings in undergraduate programs; contribute to the missions of the School, College and University; may provide coordination and program development to aspects of the RN to BSN program; service to the Department, the University, the profession, and the community; contribute to an interdisciplinary environment of research, instruction, and community collaborations; other tasks as assigned by the Director of the WMU Bronson School of Nursing.
The School: The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is a vibrant department that focuses on the scholarship of teaching, research, and service. In addition to the Director of the Bronson School of Nursing, over 23 full-time faculty and 20 part-time faculty provide instruction and experiences for prelicensure, Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students. The total enrollment includes approximately 390 undergraduate students and a small cohort of MSN students. Currently, the NCLEX pass rate ranges from 95.2-98.8 over the past 2 years. The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is granted full approval by the Michigan Board of Nursing. The undergraduate program was recently re-accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for 10 years and the master’s program was also accredited for 10 years. The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is one of the few nursing schools to receive endorsement from the American Holistic Nursing Certification Corporation.
The University: Western Michigan University is a learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged public research university with more than 23,000 students from 100 nations around the globe. WMU has been designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of just 147 public institutions in the nation with high or very high research activity.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package. Expected Start Date: July 1, 2018. Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled. Please visit https://www.wmujobs.org (Posting #0604512 and Position #1623) for detailed information and application procedures.
WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.