Full Time Non- Tenure Track Faculty Nursing RN-BSN Program

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Working Title Full Time Non- Tenure Track Faculty Nursing RN-BSN Program Department School of Nursing Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Position Number Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

The College of Health and Human Services is seeking applications for two full-time 12 month non-tenure track faculty positions in the Department of Nursing for the online RN- BSN program. (nursing.nku.edu)

NKU is built on core values that emphasize multidimensional excellence, learner-centered education, civic engagement, multiculturalism, innovation, collegiality, and collaboration across disciplines and professional fields.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, but especially from individuals who contribute to the diversity of our academic community. NKU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff.

Applications by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

For additional information on Northern Kentucky University, visit http://www.nku.edu.

NKU has a strong commitment to trans-disciplinary education and the School of Nursing is located in the Health Innovations building, which offers opportunities for academic innovation and initiatives to affect the health of the region.

These positions reports to the Associated School Director/School of Nursing Director.
The search will remain open until the position is filled.
These positions will begin Summer 2021/Fall 2021.

Primary Responsibilities

The School of Nursing invites applications for two full-time non-tenure track renewable faculty positions at the lecturer level. Faculty responsibilities will include teaching in the online RN- BSN program and service to the program, college and University. Teaching responsibilities include instruction in the 7-week online courses during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters of the academic year. These positions do not require relocation to Kentucky.

All faculty must be prepared to plan and teach courses within their area of expertise. This includes developing (or using provided syllabus) for the classes assigned.

Specific duties include:
1. Plan, teach, manage, and evaluate lectures or activities within the course.
2. Assure instructional excellence and innovation in course presentation.
3. Remain current in the discipline through attendance at professional continuing education seminars.
4. Serve on committees as assigned and attend faculty, departmental, and other meetings in person or virtually as necessary.
5. Maintain office hours in person or virtually, and to be accessible and available to students and staff.
6. Review textbooks in the discipline and place textbook orders according to the University schedule.
7. Maintain grades and submit final grades through My NKU by the University deadlines.
8. Work cooperatively with the faculty team including adjunct faculty, clinical coordinators, and academic coaches.
9. Perform other duties as assigned.


MSN degree required. Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field preferred.

Two years of experience in clinical practice within the past five years required.

Previous academic teaching experience in the online format preferred.

Must possess a valid unencumbered nursing license.

Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Traci Freeman, Faculty Search Committee Chair School of Nursing at freemant1@nku.edu.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education Master's Degree Preferred Education Doctorate
Requisition Number 2021F543 Job Open Date 06/08/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/10427 Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents

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