The School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Missouri Kansas City invites applications for a 9 month Clinical Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing. The School is seeking candidates with expertise in community health nursing, with experience in medical/surgical nursing. The individual hired for this position will have the opportunity to participate in the development of undergraduate coursework. The School is located in the heart of Kansas City on the Hospital Hill campus, along with the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine and Pharmacy. The School of Nursing, with over 1,100 students, offers a pre-licensure BSN, RN to BSN, MSN, DNP and PhD programs. The School has full accreditation from CCNE and UMKC has NCA accreditation.
The faculty selected for this position will be expected to: a) teach in the undergraduate program (full-time, 9 mos appointment); b) provide service appropriate to the position; c) advance the goals of the School of Nursing and the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Strategic Plan; d) remain current in clinical practice; and e) provide guidance in the application of technology to nursing. Assistant Professors will also be expected to either initiate or continue a program of research. The School seeks faculty of regional or national prominence to teach in our innovative programs. Accredited by the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education, the School values excellence in teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and service.
an earned master's degree in nursing or related field for a Clinical Instructor rank; earned PhD or DNP in nursing or related field for a Clinical Assistant Professor rank or Assistant Professor;
expertise in community health nursing with clinical expertise in adult medical/surgical nursing;
a record of quality teaching and service appropriate to the rank;
expertise in applying technology, including computer skills, to nursing;
eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Missouri;
excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and,
ability to work in teams.
clinical experience and/or expertise in pre-licensure baccalaureate clinical/lab education related to critical care;
experience in teaching at the university level;
experience in interdisciplinary education and health/life sciences education,
history of research, presentations and publications (Assistant Professor)
Full Time/Part Time
Full time, 9 months
This position will be posted until position is filled.
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