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
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 worcester.edu/about
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
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.
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: http://www.worcester.edu/NursingDept
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.
All applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange:
www.worcester.interviewexchange.com. 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.