Assistant Professor in Nursing, Probationary (Tenure-Track)

St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud, MN

Job posting number: #7073935

Posted: January 11, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Details
To learn more about the school, department, and program, please visit:
School of Health and Human Services

Nursing

The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a professional goal to become an outstanding teacher-scholar through the use of research-based, best-practices pedagogy. They are expected to teach using both in-person and alternative delivery methods such as online and hybrid. They will regularly engage in ongoing professional development and innovation opportunities focused on pedagogical growth.



The successful candidate will share St. Cloud State’s commitment to our mission, and in particular, the value we place in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as outlined in SCSU’s It’s Time strategic framework. Notably, we uphold the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion and engage in intentional actions to address systemic inequities throughout the university and surrounding environment. DEI values, practices, and strategies are embedded into the fabric of our institution and campus community, and they align with the priorities expressed in the Minnesota State system’s Equity 2030 initiative. SCSU expects all of its employees to help advance these practices and to contribute to the development of an anti-racist, inclusive community.



*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found here.



In order to be considered for tenure, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to: 1) teach and/or perform assignments effectively; 2) conduct scholarly research and/or engage in creative works; 3) continue preparation and study in their discipline; 4) contribute to student growth and development; and 5) provide service to the university and community. (IFO Article 22, Section B)

Salary Minimum Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Salary Maximum Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Salary Type Annual
Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO
Job Description
The Department of Nursing offers an undergraduate program within the nursing discipline and is a fully accredited member of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. The four-year Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Nursing (BS), also termed “traditional pre-licensure” program, is a 68-credit major preparing caring professional clinicians for practice in contemporary health care settings. Additionally, SCSU offers an RN to BS completion program, which is fully online and is completed in 12 months. SCSU is also in the program development stages for graduate nursing education. The graduate education degree will consist of the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, with the capability for students to obtain national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. For additional department information: http://www.stcloudstate.edu/nursing.



Educational and clinical experiences prepare graduates to practice in a culturally diverse, rapidly changing, global society. SCSU’s nursing programs emphasize critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgement to appropriately address the needs of individuals, families, communities, and populations throughout all stages of life.



The Department of Nursing Science offers a state-of-the art Simulation Lab, which has been named the Jim and Ann Marie Maciej Nursing Education Suite in recognition of their generous financial support.



Faculty members are expected to:


Demonstrate ability to teach didactic and clinical nursing courses at the undergraduate level.
Provide academic advising to undergraduate nursing students.
Provide mentoring and leadership to adjunct clinical faculty.
Participate in strategic planning, programmatic development, and curriculum review.
Participate in accreditation, governance, and regulatory review processes of the Department.
Collaborate effectively with members of Department and community health agencies.
Required Qualifications
Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution or enrolled in a doctoral degree program with capacity of degree conferral within one year of hire date.
Current and unencumbered RN licensure in the state of Minnesota.
Evidence of applied clinical effectiveness in specialty area and/or certification, specifically medical/surgical nursing and/or mental health or public health.
Evidence of experience in teaching in specialty area, specifically medical/surgical nursing and/or mental health or public health.
Evidence of the ability to work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.



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