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Assistant Professor of Nursing - EXTENDED SEARCH

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please complete a faculty application and upload a vitae, cover letter, unofficial transcripts from all programs attended and documentation of RN and APN licensure. You will be required to provide names, address, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references, who will be asked to upload letters of reference directly to website. Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. After the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number, you cannot change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials. Furloughed faculty from other PASSHE universities must indicate their interest in this position by sending a letter of application, along with other appropriate documentation supporting their qualifications, to President John M. Anderson, Ph.D., within 30 calendar days of the January 31, 2017, vacancy notice.

Faculty Posting Details

Position Information

Requisition Number P01101
Department Nursing
Working Title Assistant Professor of Nursing - EXTENDED SEARCH
Classification Assistant Professor - 24910

Position Summary Information

Nature of position Tenure-Track

Posting Detail Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Highly regarded for its instructional quality, focus on engaged learning (through undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, living-learning communities and civic and community engagement) and strong commitment to diversity, Millersville University (MU) is a learner focused institution located in historic Lancaster County, known for its excellent schools, vibrant arts community, affordability and proximity to Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City. MU enrolls about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. We seek individuals who embrace our public mission and value exploration, professionalism, integrity and compassion.

The Department of Nursing at Millersville University, which has an ACEN-accredited RN-BSN and MSN (FNP & Nurse Educator options) program, as well as a DNP program, is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning August 2018. This position will require teaching coursework in the MSN-FNP program, both on and off-campus and the RN-BSN program, on and off-campus and online.

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Effectively teach students both in assigned courses and outside-the-classroom settings (e.g., student research, service learning, etc.), advise students, and carry out other assigned professional responsibilities in support of student learning and success. The academic-year workload for full-time faculty is 24 workload hours and faculty must hold a minimum of five office hours per week on no fewer than three different days.

Responsibilities:
  • Required Teaching – 24 workload hours (full-time) per year
  • Maintain clinical skills laboratory and equipment
For details, please see: CONTINUING SCHOLARLY GROWTH:

Pursue scholarly growth on an ongoing basis, both within and outside the subject discipline, in the academic profession.

For details, please see: SERVICE:

Provide service on an ongoing basis by contributing professionally to department and university governance outside the classroom for the university, professional community, and community at large, in a participatory, developmental, or advisory capacity.

For details, please see: OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

May include but is not limited to: Supervise student clinical experiences / interns / co-ops / independent studies / individualized instructions / theses / dissertations. Student experiences are supervised in area schools, hospitals, clinics. Maintain currency in APN practice; actively participate in making FNP clinical placements, which includes acquiring additional FNP preceptors; supervise FNP students; and collaborate with preceptors in graduate clinical courses. Other reasonable duties assigned within the faculty member’s field of competence.

PERFORMANCE REVIEW / EVALUATIONS:

Please see the CBA, Article 12, Performance Review and Evaluation of Faculty, on pages 24-31.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

The Department of Nursing, in the College of Science and Technology, is comprised of six full-time faculty members, one support staff, over 300 undergraduate and graduate students. The department has an ACEN-accredited RN-BSN and MSN (FNP & Nurse Educator options) program, as well as a DNP program.

Required Qualifications
  • Earned doctoral degree in Nursing or closely related field (or evidence of completion by date of eligibility to apply for reappointment to 2nd year);
    MSN; CRNP (family nurse practitioner)
  • Prior teaching experience at college/university level
  • Currently holds RN and APN licensure in PA (or be eligible for)
  • National certification (AACN or AANP as FNP)
  • Evidence of:
    o Commitment to publication, research and clinical practice
    o Excellence in teaching (as documented by at least two letters of recommendation) and communication skills
    o Commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Successful interview, teaching demonstration and 3 successful background checks: Act 34 (Criminal Record Check); Act 114 (FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting); and Act 151 (Child Abuse History Clearance).
Preferred Qualifications
Job Description
Essential Functions Faculty need to be able to prepare course outline and syllabus, develop course and lesson plans, engage in the selection of textbook and other teaching aids necessary to the instruction of the courses.

The Essential Functions Identification Form available at the time of interview outlines the essential functions and physical demands specific to this position.

Posting Open Date
Full Consideration Date 01/15/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please complete a faculty application and upload a vitae, cover letter, unofficial transcripts from all programs attended and documentation of RN and APN licensure. You will be required to provide names, address, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references, who will be asked to upload letters of reference directly to website.

Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. After the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number, you cannot change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials.

Furloughed faculty from other PASSHE universities must indicate their interest in this position by sending a letter of application, along with other appropriate documentation supporting their qualifications, to President John M. Anderson, Ph.D., within 30 calendar days of the January 31, 2017, vacancy notice.

Quicklink for Posting/Requisition http://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/3584

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 1
  4. Other Document 1
  5. Other Document 2
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  3. DD 214

Supplemental Questions

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