Nursing Faculty Position

Employer
Fairfield University
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 3, 2022

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Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

About Fairfield University:

Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT, consisting of five schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and The School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

Fairfield University, Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, invites applications for full-time nursing faculty position for the fall 2023 academic year. The Egan School offers Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited baccalaureate and graduate degrees (MSN and DNP) in nursing, with specializations in nurse anesthesia, nurse midwifery, family nurse practitioner, psychiatric nurse practitioner, clinical nurse leader, and nursing leadership. Egan is a top-ranked School of Nursing and has been designated as a National League of Nursing Center of Excellence for Nursing Education. Candidates for the position should have experience that is consistent with the programs mission and must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching, including expertise in the use of technology in the classroom. Clinical expertise in medical-surgical nursing and the advanced practice specialties of Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner are preferred.

Requirements:

Candidates will possess an earned doctoral degree (preferably in nursing) and the desire and ability to work collaboratively with students, interprofessional faculty, and community partners. Candidates should be prepared to teach day and evening courses. Candidates must be innovative in curricular development and be prepared to incorporate simulation pedagogy into courses. Teaching experience and demonstrated commitment to innovation and excellence in the classroom, lab and clinical settings are preferred.

Additional Information:

The salary and the benefits for the position are competitive.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of other historically underrepresented groups. The university will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin in October 2022 and remain open until filled.

For full consideration, please click "Apply Now" and upload the following materials:
  • a curriculum vitae

  • a letter of application

  • statement of teaching philosophy

  • contact information for three references

O pportunities for tenure and non-tenure track positions based on qualifications.

Category:

Academic - Faculty Non-Tenure Track

Performs such other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/University needs indicate.

*Disclaimer

The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain and should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, activities, and/or qualifications required or expected of employees assigned to this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change and new ones may be assigned at any time, with or without notice.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Load a resume or CV first, then upload supporting documents including a cover letter at the bottom of the third page under the "My Experience" section where it says to upload a Resume/CV. You will be able to upload up to 5 other documents in this section. You will be unable to edit your application, so please have all documents available before applying. Faculty Positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email the additional documents to the applicable contact in the job description. Staff positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email them to hr@fairfield.edu

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