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Term Faculty Specialist II - Clinical Specialist

Employer
Bronson School of Nursing
Location
49008, Kalamazoo (US)
Salary
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package.
Date posted
May 20, 2024

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

Job Details

Western Michigan University invites applications and nominations for the position of Faculty Specialist II – Clinical Specialist in the WMU Bronson School of Nursing.  This is a term, academic year (9-month) position.

Major Responsibilities:   Teaching courses in the Nursing curriculum online, hybrid and traditional formats including simulations in the laboratory setting; supervise and instruct professional nursing students to work with clinical health problems, health and wellness promotion with individuals, groups and communities and uphold the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and justice; contribute to the missions of the School, College, and University; service to the Department, the University, the profession, and the community; contributing to an interdisciplinary environment of instruction, and community collaborations.

Qualifications: Graduate degree in nursing; teaching experience in a baccalaureate program in clinical areas, laboratory settings, on-line and/or classroom; clinical expertise in one or more of the following areas: Medical Surgical, Geriatrics, Mental Health and/or Community; current unencumbered Michigan registered nurse license; commitment to uphold the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and justice; community-based, interdisciplinary, inter-institutional experience/background preferred; evidence of technological literacy and on-line instruction experience preferred.

Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package.  Expected Start Date:   August 15, 2024 (Fall 2024).  Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin June 7, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.  Required application documents: Faculty Credential Summary; a letter describing qualifications, accomplishments, and professional experiences related to the position; curriculum vitae, DEI Statement, and names, titles, postal and email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references.  How to Apply:  Please go to www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs and search for posting number F168P.

Company

The University: Western Michigan University (WMU), located in Southwest Michigan, is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research institution with an enrollment of over 16,000. WMU delivers high-quality undergraduate instruction, has a strong graduate division, and fosters significant research activities. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies WMU as a doctoral university and one of just 185 public universities in the nation conducting research at a high level.

The College:  The College of Health and Human Services is located within a 195,000 square foot building with state-of-the-art teaching technologies and spacious research laboratories. The college enrolls nearly 2,500 students, with more than a third of those at the graduate level. In addition to the WMU Bronson School of Nursing, the college includes programs in blindness and low vision studies, occupational therapy, physician assistant, physical therapy, social work, speech, language and hearing sciences, holistic health care, alcohol and drug abuse, interdisciplinary health services, public health, and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary health sciences. The college has received a number of grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Department of Education. The college also operates the Unified Clinics, a multidisciplinary service/training clinic. Learn more about our growing college at, including our statement on race and anti-racism http://wmich.edu/hhs/antiracismThe College of Health and Human Services is preparing professionals for careers high in demand, high in purpose, high in satisfaction and unsurpassed in impact. 

School:  The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is a vibrant school that focuses on the scholarship of teaching, research, and service.  In addition to the Director of the Bronson School of Nursing, 20 full-time faculty and 25-35 part-time faculty provide instruction and experiences for prelicensure, Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students.  The total enrollment includes approximately 270 undergraduate students and a small cohort of MSN students. The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is granted full approval by the Michigan Board of Nursing.  The undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).  The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is one of the few nursing schools to receive endorsement from the American Holistic Nursing Certification Corporation. 

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