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Assistant/Associate or Full Professor of Nursing

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 24, 2023

Job Details

Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Assistant/Associate or Full Professor of Nursing

Assistant Professor

Tenure Information
Tenure Track

Job Description

The new Department of Nursing at Providence College (also referred to as “the College” or “PC”) seeks to fill two tenure-track faculty positions to begin in the Fall 2024 semester. We are seeking applicants with teaching, research, and/or clinical practice experience in various specialties including Medical Surgical Nursing, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology. The successful candidates will spearhead the development of integrated didactic and experiential learning courses that will prepare undergraduate nursing students for future careers in nursing. Candidates will collaborate with other PC faculty, professional staff, and equipment vendors to establish a new state-of-the-art teaching-learning facility that is equipped with the latest instructional technologies used in nursing clinical courses, laboratories, and simulation. The successful candidates will also participate in the department’s team-taught senior seminar and capstone and the NCLEX Prep course and teach other courses in their area of interest and specialization. Nursing faculty will maintain an active scholarly agenda and contribute professional service according to the college’s expectations of tenured/pre-tenured faculty. Candidates with an earned doctorate and advanced professional training in nursing are strongly encouraged to apply.

This is an exciting and historic opportunity to join PC’s newly established School of Nursing & Health Sciences and shape an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum for the next generation of students entering nursing. Construction is underway on the 125,000 sq. ft state-of-the-art facility to be located on the PC Campus. The Ben Mondor Center for Nursing and Health Sciences will house the School of Nursing & Health Sciences and future nursing undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs in development. This facility will feature the latest classroom design and technologies and showcase expansive clinical simulation laboratories and research facilities. A student career education and advising center, along with conference and meeting space, will be features of these inspiring resources intended for the next generation of healthcare providers, faculty, and staff.

Ideal candidates will be able to make meaningful connections between best practices in nursing education dedicated to the dignity of the whole person and in support of the Catholic Mission and identity of the College. As the student body at Providence College grows increasingly diverse, we have a strong preference for candidates who demonstrate a deep commitment to and proven ability in supporting the success of students from historically marginalized economic, social, and cultural groups.

Essential Duties

These two tenure-track faculty positions will report to the Chair of the Department of Nursing. Primary teaching responsibilities will be at the undergraduate level and will include the development, implementation and assessment of curriculum, student advising, service to the college, and scholarly pursuits. Faculty will collaborate with clinical and simulation faculty to establish experiential experiences and the position may include teaching in these experiential settings.

Education and Experience Required

Candidates with an earned doctorate and advanced professional training in the areas of Medical Surgical Nursing, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology are strongly encouraged to apply. An active unencumbered license in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in Rhode Island or eligibility to apply for such; five years of full-time, or equivalent, professional nursing clinical experience; two years of full-time, or equivalent, teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program preferred.

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Close Date

Open Until Filled

Full consideration of application if received by:

Instructions to candidates

The salary for this position is between $90,000-$100,000.

Applicants should apply online at the College’s career site at: and submit a cover letter,curriculum vitae, teaching statement/philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation. For additional information, please contact Dr. Nancy Meedzan, Nursing Department Chair, at . Applications are due on October 1, 2023. Receipt and review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. A doctoral degree is required for these tenure-track appointments.

Alternate Application Submission Instructions

College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As such, a pillar of Providence College’s Strategic Plan for Diversity involves “intentionally recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are drawn to, and supportive of, the mission of the College, and who have demonstrated a commitment to the human flourishing of each member of the campus community.” To review the strategic plan, please visit . An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color.
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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
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Providence College

Providence College, a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education in Rhode Island conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. The College is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment that supports all of its students, faculty, and staff. All members of the community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning experience valuing differences and practicing inclusion. We invite applications from qualified individuals who possess the experience, knowledge, and commitment to work within a diverse learning environment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Providence College is an equal opportunity employer.

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