Faculty - Tenure Track - Nursing

Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jun 17, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Faculty - Tenure Track - Nursing

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:
Utah Valley University - Department of Nursing invites applications for a tenure-track position.
Under the direction of the Department Chair, the successful candidates will design and teach courses in nursing (didactic, simulation labs, and clinical). Plan and prepare approved courses of study with measurable objectives for each course. Teaching content areas are to include Assessment, Pharmacology, Fundamentals, Medical/Surgical, Health Promotion, Community Health, Quality/Safety, Navigating Health Systems, Nursing Research, Nursing Theory, Leadership and Global Nursing. Participate in various activities in support of teaching/learning and program development (e.g., curriculum development, accreditation) as required. Participate in faculty organization meetings, serve on department, college and university committees. Participate in assessment and policy-making functions of faculty organizations and other assigned committees.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a Master’s degree in Nursing required. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content and 5 years related experience. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. Licensed as an RN.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Preparing instructional materials and teaching, managing, and supervising individuals and groups in classrooms, labs/simulations, and clinical areas. *Supervises extra-curricular activities, and advising students as assigned.
  • Evaluates instruction and learning while maintaining a student-oriented approach to education.
    *Engages students in lecture and discussion sessions, and fostering and engaging students in collegial relations with the community.
  • Communicates with students regarding academic progress and grading. Creating and maintaining accurate and current plans, reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Ability and willingness to teach online, evenings, and other times, as needed.
  • Ability to fulfill all faculty teaching, scholarly, and service obligations associated with earning tenure.


Preferred Qualifications:
A Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field from a regionally accredited institution. Degree must be in hand by August 1, 2021. Mental Health knowledge and experience is preferred for one of the faculty positions.


Physical Requirements:
Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office and nursing work environment. Teaching/Presenting/Standing/Speaking


Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC04021
Open Date: 04/06/2021
Review Start Date: 05/06/2021
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.


To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/22432

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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