Nursing Faculty Specialist II - Clinical Specialist

Employer
WMU Bronson School of Nursing
Location
Michigan, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Western Michigan University invites applications and nominations for the position of Faculty Specialist II – Clinical Specialist in the WMU Bronson School of Nursing.  This is a tenure track, academic year (9-month) position.

 Major Responsibilities: 

  • Teaching courses in the Nursing curriculum in online, hybrid 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
  • Contribute to the missions of the School, College and University
  • Service to the Department, the University, the profession, and the community
  • Contributing to an interdisciplinary environment of instruction and community collaborations 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in nursing
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: women’s health/obstetrics nursing, pediatrics nursing, nursing fundamentals, physical assessment, adult health nursing, mental health nursing, and/or community health nursing.
  • Registered nurse license with eligibility for Michigan license
  • Community-based, interdisciplinary, inter-institutional experience/background preferred
  • Teaching experience in a baccalaureate program in clinical areas, laboratory settings, and classroom preferred
  • Evidence of technological literacy and on-line instruction experience preferred

The University:  Western Michigan University (WMU), located in Southwest Michigan, is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research institution with an enrollment of over 21,000.  WMU delivers high-quality undergraduate instruction, has a strong graduate division, and fosters significant research activities.  The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities.

The College:  The College of Health and Human Services is located in a 195,000 square foot building with state-of-the-art teaching technologies and spacious research laboratories. The college enrolls almost 3,000 students, with more than a third of those at the graduate level. In addition to the WMU Bronson School of Nursing, the college includes programs in blindness and low vision studies, occupational therapy, physician assistant, physical therapy, social work, speech, language and hearing sciences, holistic health care, alcohol and drug abuse, interdisciplinary health services, public health, and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary health sciences. The college has received a number of grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Department of Education. The college also operates the Unified Clinics, a multidisciplinary service/training clinic. Learn more about our growing college at http://www.wmich.edu/hhs.  The College of Health and Human Services—Preparing professionals today. Transforming health and human services tomorrow.

School:  The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is a vibrant school 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 25-30 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. The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is granted full approval by the Michigan Board of Nursing.  The undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).  The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is one of the few nursing schools to receive endorsement from the American Holistic Nursing Certification Corporation. 

Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package. Expected Start Date:   August 15, 2021.  Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin July 1, 2021 and will continue until position is filled.  Required application documents: Faculty Credential Summary; a letter describing qualifications, accomplishments, and professional experiences related to the position; curriculum vitae and names, titles, postal and email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references.  How to Apply:  Please go to www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs and search for posting number 0605632.

WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.