Assistant Professor, Nursing

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Assistant Professor/Nursing

Department: Nursing Program
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Nursing
FLSA Status: Exempt (salary)
Date Job is Available: 08/15/2021
Status: Full Time
Position Type: Tenure Track Reports to: Executive Director
Posting effective date: 
Open Until Filled: Yes   Position Summary
Dominican University invites applications for an Assistant Professor within its Elizabeth T. MacNeil School of Nursing’s BSN program.  The Assistant Professor is a tenure track faculty position beginning August 15, 2021.    The successful candidate will become a vital member of the faculty team committed to excellence and innovation in teaching and service while upholding the mission and values of Dominican University.  The candidate, reporting to the Executive Director of Nursing, is expected to teach nine (9) credit hours per semester as well as academic advising and clinical supervision.  Additionally, as a tenure track faculty member, along with teaching, responsibilities include scholarship and service which can include participation on department, college and university level committees as well as in discipline specific professional organizations and community service.   Dominican University is a culturally inclusive campus with its status as a Hispanic serving institution. As such, this position will require faculty members to provide inclusive, student-centered, adaptive learning environments which are a standard in nursing education.  We want to provide our students with opportunities to participate in high impact practices.
Job Components:
  1. Provide exemplary instruction in the didactic, simulation lab, and clinical areas of teaching.
  2. Assist with curriculum development, implementation, and systematic evaluation planning.
  3. Participate in recruitment, retention, and successful progression of students within program.
  4. Assist with developing and implementing admission, progression, and graduation policies.
  5. Participate in mentoring, advising, and registering students for nursing courses.
  6. Partner with Director of Simulation Education Center to develop, implement, and evaluate clinical scenarios within the simulation laboratory environment to optimize student learning outcomes.
  7. Commit to working with diverse student and community populations while building a culturally diverse and inclusive educational environment.
  Qualifications   Required:
  • Doctorate in Nursing; background in Medical-surgical nursing with a specialty in Pediatrics
  • Unencumbered State of Illinois Professional Registered Nurse license is required
  • At least 3 years of current nursing practice experience
  Preferred:
  • Evidence of undergraduate teaching excellence
  • Evidence of teaching our experiences involving teaching, mentoring or advising students from diverse backgrounds or from underserved populations
  • Ability to foster diversity and inclusion in the curriculum or in the discipline
  About Dominican University: Dominican University is a Catholic, comprehensive teaching university located in River Forest, a suburb of Chicago, with an enrollment of nearly 3,200 students. The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution, with 37% of undergraduates first generation in college, 69% female, 61% Hispanic of Any Race, and 5% Black/African-American. Dominican University’s mission, in part, is to prepare students to participate in the creation of a more just and humane world. Toward that end, the university is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. For more information about Dominican University, see www.dom.edu.   Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We look forward to a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.  Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.     To Apply
 Apply online at http://www.dom.edu/jobs. The position requires a personal statement and/or a diversity statement from each candidate that explains how they can contribute to the diversity and inclusion on our campus.

Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to the goal of building a faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We seek a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. A background screening will be required upon hire.

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