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Maternal-Child/Pediatric Nursing, Inaugural Faculty, Open Rank (Tenure-Track/Tenured)

Employer
University of St. Thomas
Location
Minnesota, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Morrison Family College of Health at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a tenure-track or clinical track position for the inaugural faculty team in the newly established School of Nursing. Applicants must have expertise in maternal-child and/or pediatric nursing practice.

The School of Nursing actively seeks to attract, retain, and develop faculty, staff, and students from all backgrounds to enhance the diversity of the learning community, and to offer our students richly varied perspectives.  In this light, we embrace diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our university mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

The School of Nursing is committed to improving access to higher education for underrepresented students. We seek candidates with a history of and demonstrated commitment to supporting that effort through teaching and mentoring activities. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and commitment to expanding access to nursing education.

Faculty in the inaugural faculty team will be involved in all aspects of building a new proposed nursing program, and will bring an innovative mindset and a passion for realizing the Morrison Family College of Health vision.

Our faculty will teach a variety of courses in pre-licensure nursing programs. A commitment to maintaining inclusive and equitable experiences for students is expected. Candidates requesting consideration for a tenure-line position will be expected to demonstrate, in addition, to maintain an active research/scholarship agenda. All areas of nursing research/scholarship will be considered.

Tenure-Track:

PhD (U.S. or Foreign Equivalent) in Nursing or closely related field, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) (U.S. or Foreign Equivalent); alternatively ABD will also be considered.  Alternatively, a candidate with an EdD, PhD in an area unrelated to Nursing is acceptable if the candidate holds a bachelor's degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Nursing. Must be eligible for RN licensure in the state of Minnesota. Applicants must have expertise in maternal-child and/or pediatric nursing practice.  Tenure track faculty without a completed doctorate will have an initial appointment at the rank of Instructor and be eligible for Assistant Professor rank upon completion.

Clinical:

Instructor Faculty Position requires a minimum of a Master's Degree (U.S. or Foreign Equivalent) in Nursing or closely related degree required.  Alternatively, a candidate with a minimum of a Master's degree in an area unrelated to Nursing is acceptable if the candidate holds a bachelor's degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Nursing.  Must be eligible for RN licensure in the state of Minnesota. Applicants must have expertise in maternal-child and/or pediatric nursing practice. 

Applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or eligible for legally required exemption such as a medical or religious reason.

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this opportunity, all application materials must be submitted through the online application (https://facultyemployment-stthomas.icims.com/jobs/5147/job). Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Applicants will be asked to include the listed documents below:

  • Cover letter (copy/paste into the job application)
  • Curriculum Vitae (upload on candidate profile)
  • A brief statement (300-500 words) with examples of practice and/or academic experiences that illustrate a commitment to the Morrison Family College of Health vision and a description of how the candidate will advance this vision in the Morrison Family College of Health and School of Nursing (upload into "Additional Document 1" field on the candidate profile)

The preferred format for all application documents (except the cover letter, which is included in the application form) is PDF.  Please do not upload any additional documents into the other available fields within the candidate profile at this time.  Further application materials may be requested at a later date, but no additional materials beyond the CV and brief statement are asked of you at this time. 

Any questions regarding the position should be sent to the search committee chair Martha Scheckel (sche4049@stthomas.edu).  If you encounter issues with the application process, please email the Office of Human Resources at EMPLOYMENT@stthomas.edu

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

All University of St. Thomas employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Limited exemptions will be made for medical and religious reasons.


The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.


The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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