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Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Nursing (Multiple Openings)

Employer
Worcester State University
Location
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 10, 2024

Job Details

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 worcester.edu/about .


Job Description:

The Dr. Lillian R. Goodman Department of Nursing at Worcester State University is pleased to invite applications for multiple 9-month, full time, tenure track nursing faculty positions to start in the Fall of 2023. 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.


Requirements:

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:

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, after an offer of employment has been made.

Worcester State University offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
  • a choice of 9 different pre-taxed, health insurance plan options
  • a choice of pension or 401(a), and supplemental plan retirement options
  • life insurance up to 8x the annual salary
  • long-term disability coverage
  • dental insurance
  • 10 accrued sick days accrued per year
  • 2 personal days per year
  • paid holidays
  • tuition remission for self, spouse, and dependent children
  • and more...

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online and may do so by visiting www.worcester.edu/careers , and submitting the following documents:
  • Letter of Interest
  • CV
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Contact information for three professional references (letters of recommendation will be requested for selected candidates at a later date)
We are an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Members of traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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URL: www.worcester.edu

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 Worcester State University

Founded in 1874 as a teacher-training school, Worcester State University has grown to become a traditional liberal arts and sciences university with programs spanning the biomedical sciences, business, humanities, behavioral sciences, the health professions, and, of course, education.

The Worcester State University campus is centrally located in Massachusetts about an hour’s drive from Boston and Springfield, Mass. and Providence, R.I. 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.

The Worcester State University campus is centrally located in Massachusetts about an hour’s drive from Boston and Springfield, Mass. and Providence, R.I. 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.

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