School/Unit: School of Nursing
Department: Adult Health & Nursing Systems
Purpose of Position:
This 12 month term or tenure-eligible faculty position will serve as clinical faculty for undergraduate and graduate Adult Gerontology Acute Care courses; contribute to curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; develop preceptors and appropriate clinical sites for Adult Gerontology concentration graduate students; clinically supervise individual Adult Gerontology students in graduate practica; participate in school governance activities; implement all roles of term or tenure-eligible track faculty (teaching, scholarship and service). Tenure track faculty must have an active program of research. Appointment to academic rank and salary are dependent on demonstrated scholarly achievement and teaching experience.
Position Responsibilities: Demonstrates commitment to contributing to VCU's Quest for Distinction (www.future.vcu.edu/) Engages faculty, students, and staff to foster a diverse community at VCU Demonstrates an integrated academic life, contributing to the teaching, scholarship and service missions in an urban research-intensive university with an academic health sciences center Participates in all aspects of curriculum including teaching in classroom or clinical settings Contributes to curriculum development, implementation and evaluation For Tenure track faculty, maintains a program of research leading to external funding. For Term faculty, maintains ongoing scholarly contributions to their field such as translation of evidence to practice, presentations or manuscript publications. Maintains a commitment to serving the school of nursing, university, profession and community
The faculty member will have teaching assignments in programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.
2. Research (Scholarship)
The faculty member will demonstrate evidence of building scholarship in a focused area of research, efforts to influence clinical practice and will disseminate research and/or practice knowledge through publications and presentations.
The faculty member will serve on departmental, school, and university committees as necessary, as well as participate in professional activities.
The faculty member can maintain a program of active clinical practice in a specialty area.
Required Qualifications: Licensed or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Virginia Master's degree in nursing Licensure or eligible for licensure in Virginia as NP in Adult Gerontology Acute Care. Currently certified in Adult Gerontology Acute Care as a nurse practitioner. Experience in a practice role Documented effectiveness in collaboration and communication Ability to effectively manage details and problem solve in a complex environment Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU
Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree (PhD or DNP) in nursing or related field. Experience in higher education including teaching, simulation instruction, accreditation, program review or assessment Record of accomplishments in scholarship and professional service If research faculty, established area of research
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