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Clinical Assistant Professor - Simulation Faculty

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
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Date posted
Oct 15, 2021

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Clinical Assistant Professor - Simulation Faculty

Simulation Center CHHS

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Full Time

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Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

The College of Health and Human Services is seeking applications for one full-time, non-tenure-track, simulation faculty position in the Center for Simulation Education (

NKU is built on core values that emphasize multidimensional excellence, learner-centered education, civic engagement, multiculturalism, innovation, collegiality, and collaboration across disciplines and professional fields.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, but especially from individuals who contribute to the diversity of our academic community.

For additional information on Northern Kentucky University, visit

NKU has a strong commitment to trans-disciplinary education and opened a new Health Innovation Center in the fall of 2018. The Center for Simulation Education ( CSE ) is one-of-a-kind and provides the opportunity for the College of Health and Human Services and the CSE to play a significant role in academic innovation as well as impact the health of the region. The CSE is fully accredited in the area of Teaching/Learning by the Society for Simulation and Healthcare ( SSH ).

The position reports to the Director of Clinical Simulation and will remain open until the position is filled.

The position will begin in the Spring, 2022 semester.

Primary Responsibilities

Simulation faculty responsibilities will include:
  • Adhere to standards of best practice for simulation
  • Plan, develop, and implement healthcare simulation education and training
  • Teach simulation-related courses
  • Simulation curriculum development
  • Participate in research related to simulation
  • Data collection, measurement, and analysis related to simulation
  • Actively serve as an education liaison to all programs within and outside of Northern Kentucky University
  • Assist with set up/tear down of simulation sessions
  • Remain current in the discipline through research and attendance at professional continuing education seminars.
  • Serve on committees as assigned and attend faculty, departmental, and other meetings as necessary.
  • Work cooperatively with the simulation team
*The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and shall not be considered an exhaustive list off job responsibilities. Responsibilities are subject to change.


Master’s Degree in a health care discipline required, MSN preferred

CHSE certification or agreement to achieve CHSE certification within one year

Two (2) years’ experience in simulation education within the immediate past five years

Teaching experience in simulation.

Flexibility of schedule to include some weekend/evening responsibilities

Must possess a valid license to practice in Kentucky or be eligible for licensure.

Inquiries should be directed to Gina Fieler, Director of Clinical Simulation. 859-572-6322

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education
Master's Degree

Preferred Education

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  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
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