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Nursing Faculty, Pregnant Women and Infants (PWI), Full-time

Employer
Calvin University
Location
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Salary
commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Sep 26, 2023
Website
https://calvin.edu

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Nursing at Calvin University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to begin in August 2024 as Assistant Professor of Nursing in the area of nursing care of Pregnant Women and Infants.

 

REQUIREMENTS

The university seeks applicants with vibrant Christian faith who are dedicated to integration of that faith with their field of study. 

 

Successful candidates will hold either a PhD in nursing or a DNP (or be near completion) and be eligible for licensure in Michigan. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching as well as an active stream of relevant research and publication.  

 

The university will prioritize candidates with broad interdisciplinary interests, demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, ability to integrate questions of meaning, significance, and ethics into all course content, and deep commitment to engaging students beyond the classroom.

 

FACULTY RESPONSIBILITIES

Faculty members typically teach 24 semester hours per academic year. Faculty are expected to grow in Reformed Christian commitment, to pursue an active scholarly agenda, to teach effectively, and to serve the university, department, students, and the wider community. Candidates will be asked to affirm their commitment to the educational mission of Calvin University as a Christian liberal arts university in the Reformed tradition, affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church.  (See Educating for Shalom and Faculty Expectations.) Calvin University provides numerous faculty development opportunities to foster growth in these commitments.

 

FACULTY RESOURCES

Calvin University stands at the forefront of Christian scholarship across disciplines. The University hosts a number of Centers and Institutes and provides other funding opportunities to support faculty teaching and research, including sabbaticals, grants, course releases, summer research stipends, travel funds, and student research opportunities.

 

ABOUT THE NURSING PROGRAM

The Nursing Department is situated within the broader School of Health at Calvin University.  The Nursing Department uses a community-based philosophy that educates students to provide care for persons as they move between home and health care systems. Students have robust learning experiences in acute care settings and in four urban, ethnically diverse, underserved neighborhoods. Faculty scholarly agendas include community-based participatory research CBPR) on depression/anxiety, unintended pregnancy, pain management, interprofessional education, and simulation outcomes. Additional information about the nursing department is available at the nursing department website.

 

ABOUT CALVIN UNIVERSITY

Calvin University is a top-ranked national university that equips students to think deeply, to act justly, and to live wholeheartedly as Christ’s agents of renewal in the world. Approximately 3,000 Calvin students study the liberal arts and select from a broad range of majors and professional programs. The university is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in a thriving metropolitan region of approximately one million people situated equidistant from Chicago and Detroit. Furthermore, the West Michigan region is ranked by Forbes as the #1 place to raise a family.  For more information, please visit http://www.calvin.edu/go/facultyopenings.

 

TO APPLY

Complete the online application process and attach the following:

  • Full curriculum vitae
  • Letter of application that addresses the requirements and responsibilities of the position, including your interest in teaching and scholarship at a Reformed Christian University.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Feel free to send questions to the department chair, Dr. Jaclynn L Lubbers (jll23@calvin.edu).

 

 

 

FAITH and EDUCATIONAL COMMITMENT

1. Commitment to the educational mission of Calvin as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church.  

2. A commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith, learning, and student development.

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communication across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, physical limitations, class, or religious perspectives.

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