Instructional Faculty of Nursing
Start Date: January 1, 2021
Carroll University (CU) is seeking an Instructional Faculty in Nursing for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. Candidates who are innovative and value a dynamic and comprehensive approach to curriculum, instruction, and enjoy interacting with students and other health care professionals delivering interprofessional education are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of the position include teaching and service. The position is a renewable 9-month appointment. Teaching responsibilities are in undergraduate BSN curriculum and may include courses in community health, health policy administration, research, pharmacology and clinical experiences.
Qualifications: MSN required; doctorate preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with broad clinical nursing experience. Current Registered Nurse licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Wisconsin is required. Bilingual preferred but not required. Excellent organizational, communication and collaboration skills are required.
Rank and Salary: Instructional Faculty. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
The Program: Department of nursing is approved by the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing and the BSN program is accredited by CCNE. The Department of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree program with current enrollment exceeding 500 students. The Department also offers a new Master of Science in Nursing program as well as a developing Associate Degree in Nursing program housed at the United Community Center in Milwaukee. Since 2010, Carroll nursing graduates have achieved 95-100% pass rates on NCLEX RN exam. The program utilizes a state of the art, 15,000 square foot, nursing simulation laboratory in the newly constructed Douglas N. and Nancy J. Hastad Hall as well as the recently renovated Henke Nursing Center. The Department of Nursing has a strong record of private foundation, state support and federal grant funding support. Current practicum affiliations include health systems across southeastern Wisconsin and community health agencies.
The College: The College of Health Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate programs through four departments; Health and Medicine, Human Movement Sciences, Nursing, and Physical Therapy. The mission of the College of Health Science is to educate students to be innovative professionals who collaborate to serve the health needs of their communities. The College of Health Sciences currently accounts for ~60% of University enrollment. A dynamic and growing entity, College wide foci include interprofessional education and practice, the integrated approach to health, innovative learning and healthcare technologies, community partnerships and service to medically underserved populations. To support these initiatives the University has recently purchased a medical art building to house and support its service learning and Community Health Service programs. The College supports the interdisciplinary nature of health science education and has received federal and private foundation grant awards to support these, as well as program specific initiatives.
Carroll University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co-educational comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts tradition. The Pioneer Core general education curriculum has a strong emphasis on developing intercultural awareness and includes cross-cultural immersion experiences. Carroll University is located in suburban Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 60 miles east of Madison. The University serves approximately 3521 students. The University though intentionally ecumenical and non- sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA. Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.
Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit as attachments to an email with the subject line Instructional Faculty in Nursing in Word or PDF format 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) statement of teaching philosophy to firstname.lastname@example.org. Final applicants will be asked to submit graduate transcripts and three letters of reference.
Carroll University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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