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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing

Rowan University
Glassboro, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024

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Rowan-Virtua Rita & Larry Salva School of Nursing & Health Professions
Department of Nursing
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Positions

The Department of Nursing at Rowan University invites applications for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer positions (rank commensurate with qualifications and experience) to begin Fall 2024 to add diverse experience and expertise to our nursing faculty and to support the growth of current and developing programs in nursing.

The Department of Nursing at Rowan University invites applications for Lecturer/Senior Lecturers (rank commensurate with qualifications and experience) to begin Fall 2024. The Department of Nursing is one of three departments in the Rowan-Virtua Rita & Larry Salva School of Nursing & Health Professions. Our undergraduate RN to BSN program and MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In fall 2024 we will welcome our first cohort into the Cooperative BSN program, a collaboration of Rowan Nursing and Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing. We are looking for candidates who have the passion and drive to enhance these programs, foster inter-professional education through collaboration across departments and schools, and with both the allopathic and osteopathic medical schools at Rowan University, and develop new programs that prepare the workforce to provide high quality healthcare to diverse populations in southern New Jersey.

The successful candidates will have strong clinical backgrounds in advanced practice nursing and nursing practice, with an interest in nursing education and leadership, and will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in nursing. They will also have demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of students, faculty, and staff, and commitment to a student-centered environment.

Other responsibilities include advancing the mission of the department by contributing to the development of new and innovative programs in nursing, workforce development and inter-professional education, as well as service to the department, college, university, and community. Online teaching and/or off-campus teaching is an expectation of the position.

Candidates for this position are required to have at least a master's degree in nursing, experience in nursing education, experience in advanced nursing practice, and an established record of teaching, service, and clinical supervision of students. The ability to collect and analyze data is necessary for applicants. A doctorate in nursing (PhD, DNP, or EdD) or related discipline is preferred. Recent experience in a nursing leadership and/or quality improvement position in a healthcare organization is preferred. Applicants with experience and expertise in CCNE accreditation standards and procedures and who can contribute significantly to ongoing program improvement for continuing accreditation will receive strong consideration.

Upon offer of employment, candidates will need to obtain a NJ RN license, if not already licensed in NJ.

Starting Date: September 1, 2024

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

General Information: Lecturers are 10-months full-time, non-tenure track teaching faculty. Successful candidates will teach a total of 24 credits over two semesters, with an option to teach overload and summer classes for additional compensation. Lecturer positions receive an initial 2-year contract that is renewable, with expectations for continuing reappointment.

The application must be submitted through our online application system at . Documentation must be in PDF format and include a cover letter, a statement of teaching experience, vision for nursing education, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (copies acceptable) and names and contact information of three references.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Mary Ellen Santucci, Head of the Nursing department at

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.


Rowan University

Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a public research institution ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Today, Rowan University offers bachelor through doctoral degrees and professional certificates in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden, Stratford, and Sewell, and on the campuses of partner community colleges. 

Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitme

Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusiveagile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.nt to high-quality, affordable education; and the development of public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan is the nation’s third fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

As a leading employer in southern New Jersey with over 3,500 employees, Rowan offers comprehensive and competitive employment. 

A dynamic institution in the midst of unprecedented growth, Rowan offers faculty small classes, strong academic programs and ample research and leadership opportunities.

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