Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Nursing (3 Positions)

Worcester State University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Type
Full Time
About Worcester State University:

WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a liberal arts and sciences university with a long tradition of academic excellence dating back to 1874, as well as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to reflect the diversity of its community. Our workforce is dedicated to academic quality, student-centered programming, engaged citizenship, open exchanges of ideas, diversity and inclusiveness, and civility and integrity. We are looking for job applicants who share these values and commitment to our students.

Worcester State is centrally located in Massachusetts, about an hour's drive from Boston, Springfield, and Providence, Rhode Island. Our 58-acre campus is nestled in the residential northwest side of Worcester--the second largest city in New England and home to 37,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Over 6,000 of those students attend Worcester State--approximately 5,300 are undergraduates and 1,000 are graduate students. Learn more about us at .

Job Description:

The Dr. Lillian R. Goodman Department of Nursing at Worcester State University is pleased to invite applications for three; 9-month, full time, tenure track nursing faculty positions to start September 1, 2022. The faculty members will be responsible for providing effective learning in the classroom, clinical and/or laboratory. All faculty members must have experience in the clinical area of their expertise and will be required to facilitate experiences for students in the clinical setting/outside agencies. The role of the faculty also requires dedication and commitment to membership and committee service at the department and university organizational levels, student advising in all levels of the program, mentorship engagement, and participation in annual scholarly endeavors. Active engagement in development and evaluation of program curriculum and outcomes; as well as maintenance and oversight of accreditation standards is an essential obligation. Regular attendance at department and university events and functions is an expectation of all full time faculty.


An earned doctorate in nursing is preferred and will be required within 5 years of hire for tenure-track candidates. All candidates must have a master's degree in nursing, and must be eligible for RN licensure in Massachusetts. Teaching experience in higher education and experience with web-enhanced and online teaching is preferred. An active program of research/scholarship is highly desired. Our current teaching needs are in all undergraduate areas and specialties. Experience and expertise across varied curriculum areas and in respective clinical areas is strongly preferred.

Additional Information:

We are highly committed to excellence in teaching, service, advising, mentorship, and scholarly practice. Our nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The BSN is offered in three tracks: the traditional 4 year, the RN-BSN, and the LPN-BSN. The MSN programs focus on the preparation of Nurse Educators and Population/Public Health Nurses. Further information about the Dr. Lillian R. Goodman Department is available at:

Worcester State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of Worcester State University that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by WSU, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical basis, to Human Resources.

Salary and rank commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin on or about October 15, and continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange: Please submit a letter of interest, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three professional references who will write a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

Information which cannot be uploaded by the applicant may be faxed to 508-929-8163 or mailed to:

Executive Director, Chief Human Resources Officer

Worcester State University

486 Chandler Street

Worcester, MA 01602

*Proof of highest degree is required upon hire, by means of verification through the National Student Clearinghouse, or by official, sealed transcript.


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