Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 230812-AS
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional

Position Summary:

Clinical faculty hired under this PVL will have A basis (12 month) appointments and be responsible for undergraduate (traditional and accelerated programs) instruction and evaluation of student learning in the classroom, in simulated care environments, and through experiential learning in acute care and community health settings in academic year and summer terms. Assignment to teach in graduate programs (Doctor of Nurse Practice or PhD) is also possible depending on expertise, qualifications, and program need. Clinical faculty collaborate with colleagues in course and curriculum development, improvement, and evaluation. Clinical faculty engage in service activities aimed at accomplishing the mission and strategic vision of the School of Nursing including committees and taskforces. Clinical faculty pursue scholarly activities individually or in scholarship teams that advance nursing science, education, or practice. Clinical faculty contribute to School of Nursing and University of Wisconsin-Madison goals for diversity and inclusive excellence.

Principal Duties:

* Teach in baccalaureate (accelerated, traditional, and AD to BSN completion) or DNP programs as appropriate to expertise and program need.
* Teach using strategies to include active learning, simulated experiential learning, and clinical experiential learning in hospital or other health care settings or in community care situations as required by course assignments.
* Collaborate with other faculty on curriculum and course planning at the graduate and undergraduate levels, using concept- based teaching strategies at the undergraduate level.
* Contribute to the School of Nursing mission through service activities (e.g., governance committees, outreach activities, or project task groups).
* Pursue areas of scholarly interest (e.g., evaluation studies to improve teaching and learning).
* Collaborate with colleagues in practice settings through academic-practice partnerships to contribute to student learning, practice improvement, or community outreach
* Work to support and enhance the diversity, climate, and inclusive excellence of the School of Nursing.
* Engage in other activities appropriate to a member of the School of Nursing academic community such as providing staffing for public health emergencies (e.g. Covid 19 vaccination clinics), attending School meetings, participating in faculty development activities, and contributing to meeting the mission and vision of the School.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

* Graduate (masters) degree in nursing is required.
* Doctoral degree (Doctor of Nursing Practice, PhD, or other doctoral degree) is strongly preferred.
* Appointments for candidates prepared at the Masters level will be at the rank of Clinical Instructor. Appointments for candidates prepared at the doctoral level will typically be at the Clinical Assistant Professor rank.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

* One or more years of experience in teaching at undergraduate or graduate levels in nursing, or in professional staff development in acute care settings; and
* Three or more years of professional experience in an acute care setting as a registered nurse (RN), advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS).
* Successful candidates will demonstrate strong interest in and commitment to the teaching mission of the School.
* Experience with clinical instruction, active learning, concept-based teaching, simulation, and inter-professional education is highly desirable.

License or Certificate:

* RN licensure or eligibility for licensure in Wisconsin is required.
* Individuals with certification as advanced practice registered nurses, clinical nurse specialists, or as nurse educators are highly encouraged to apply, however, certification is not required.

Additional Information:

The UW-Madison School of Nursing, established in 1924, is the leading nursing research institution in Wisconsin. The mission of the school is to develop leaders for the profession and society; we make discoveries, enhance systems and improve health through research, education, and practice. The School of Nursing strives to achieve inclusive excellence and fosters an academic environment that welcomes diversity in students, faculty, staff, and the curriculum.

* A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

* NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 70% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 01, 2021


Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Electronic submission of application materials is required. To apply for this position, please click, from , to begin the application process. Please submit ONE pdf file containing the following:

1) a letter of interest, referencing PVL #230812, that highlights work experience in higher education and clinical practice.
2) a resume or CV
3) three professional references (name and contact information)

For questions regarding this position, please contact Susan Zahner at .

To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 11:55pm on the application close date.


Susan Zahner
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Feb 4 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Mar 15 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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