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The Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies at Fairfield University invites applications for a nursing instructor or Assistant Professor of the Practice to teach in our Accelerated Second Degree Nursing Program in Austin Texas. This is a 12-month position. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching including expertise in the use of technology in the classroom. The Egan School offers Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited baccalaureate and graduate degrees (MSN and DNP) in nursing, with specializations in nurse anesthesia, nurse midwifery, family nurse practitioner, psychiatric nurse practitioner, clinical nurse leader, and nursing leadership. Egan is a top-ranked School of Nursing and has been designated as a National League of Nursing Center of Excellence for Nursing Education. Candidates for the position should have experience that is consistent with the programs mission and must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching, including expertise in the use of technology in the classroom. Clinical expertise in medical-surgical, psychiatric mental health, and population health nursing is preferred.

 

Qualifications

1)      Doctoral degree in nursing or masters in nursing

2)      hold or be eligible for an active unencumbered nursing license in Texas

3)      A minimum of three years of experience as a full-time nursing faculty member

4)      Experience as a clinical staff member and/or leader

5)      Academic or nursing leadership experience commensurate with the mission, goals, and expected program outcomes

6)      Documented education in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, as demonstrated through graduate course work, faculty-development programs, or completion or a certificate program in nursing education.

7)      Candidates must be innovative in curricular development and be prepared to incorporate simulation pedagogy into courses.

8)      Medical-surgical, psychiatric mental health, and/or population health nursing teaching experience and demonstrated commitment to innovation and excellence in the classroom, lab and clinical settings are preferred.

Application instructions:

Review of applications begins immediately.  For full consideration, please click “https://ffd.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/EmploymentOpportunities/details/Instructor-or-Assistant-Professor-of-the-Practice–Second-Degree-Nursing-Program—Austin-Texas-Campus_JR0002122-2” and upload the following materials:

·         a curriculum vitae

·         a letter of application

·         Three reference letters of recommendation to the following email address: lkimpel@fairfield.edu
 

Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Catholic Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT, consisting of five schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and The School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. 

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.