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Full-Time FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) Nursing Faculty

Goodwin University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 1, 2024

Job Details

The mission of Goodwin University is to educate a diverse student population in a dynamic environment that aligns education, commerce, and community. Our innovative programs of study prepare students for professional careers while promoting lifelong learning and civic responsibility. As a nurturing university community, we challenge students, faculty, staff, and administration to fully realize their highest academic, professional, and personal potential.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

Goodwin University is seeking an MSN prepared candidate to fulfill the role of Assistant Professor in the Family Nurse Practitioner track of the master's program in the Nursing department for the 15-week fall semester starting in September 2024.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Instructing up to fifteen (15) credits per semester
  • Leading on-campus immersion weekends for FNP students
  • Assisting students with securing clinical placements
  • Supporting the maintenance of curriculum, program assessment and evaluation and accreditation standards.
  • Directly reporting any concerns to Program Director
  • Cultivating and maintaining professional relationships with faculty, preceptors, and clinical sites.
  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed.
Other Functions :
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.
Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Demonstrated commitment to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and work in an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Work collegially in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
Minimum Required Qualifications :

Education, Training and Experience :
  • Master’s degree in nursing, with board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Active RN and APRN Licensure in the state of Connecticut
  • At least two years of experience working as an FNP
  • At least one year teaching experience at the collegiate level
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Doctorate in Nursing
  • Experience with Canvas or similar online Learning Management Systems
  • Experience with Typhon clinical documentation platform or similar
  • Experience with Shadow Health virtual simulation platform or similar
Full-Time Employee Benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k employer match
  • Employee & dependent life insurance
  • Great tuition benefits for employee, spouse & dependents
  • PTO program
  • Flexible work schedules / work from home opportunities
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between Goodwin University and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)


Goodwin University

Goodwin University, a private university in East Hartford, CT, is an innovative learning community that empowers hard-working students to become sought-after employees.

We tailor our programs to address the needs of employers, and we shape them to fit the lives of students. Classes are conveniently offered year-round — days, evenings, weekends, and online. Degrees may be flexibly layered across certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s programs in a variety of in-demand fields.

Better still, we surround our students with the personal support and the professional guidance they need — not just to earn degrees, but to change lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.

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