Western Michigan University invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor in the WMU Bronson School of Nursing. The position is a tenure track, academic year (9-month) appointment.
Major Responsibilities: Faculty are required to teach didactic and clinical courses in undergraduate and/or graduate programs; assist with the development of the graduate program in nursing; bring or secure external funding for research or special projects; sustained productivity and growth in research and grant writing; demonstrate scholarly productivity through publications; demonstrate regional, national/international reputation in area of expertise; contribute to an interdisciplinary environment of research, instruction and community collaborations; contribute to the missions of the School, College and University; service to the Department, the University, the profession and the community.
Qualifications: Earned research doctorate in nursing or related field by August 1, 2018; graduate degree in nursing; expertise in community health, gerontology, mental health, or adult health nursing; Registered Nurse License with eligibility for MI license; Nurse Practitioner License with eligibility for MI license desirable; evidence of technological literacy and on-line instruction preferred; teaching experience in a nursing baccalaureate program preferred; demonstrated potential to maintain an active program of scholarly research and grant writing related to field of expertise.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package. Expected Start Date: August 15, 2018 (Fall 2018 semester). Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue through July 15, 2018. Required application documents: Faculty Credential Summary; a letter describing qualifications, accomplishments, and professional experiences related to the position; curriculum vitae and names, titles, postal and email addresses and telephone numbers of five (5) professional references. How to Apply: Please go to www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs and search for posting number 0604186.
WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
About Western Michigan University Bronson School of Nursing
The University: Western Michigan University, a learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged public research university, enrolls more than 23,000 students from 100 nations around the globe. WMU has been designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of just 147 public institutions in the nation with high or very high research activity.
The College: The... College of Health and Human Services is located in a new 195,000 square foot building with state-of-the-art teaching technologies and spacious research laboratories. The college enrolls almost 3,000 students, with more than a third of those at the graduate level. In addition to the WMU Bronson School of Nursing, the college includes programs in blindness and low vision studies, occupational therapy, physician assistant, social work, speech, language and hearing sciences, holistic health care, alcohol and drug abuse, interdisciplinary health services, public health, and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary health sciences. In addition, the college expects to offer a doctor of physical therapy beginning in 2019. The college has received a number of grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Department of Education. The college also operates the Unified Clinics, a multidisciplinary service/training clinic. Learn more about our growing college at http://www.wmich.edu/hhs. The College of Health and Human Services—Preparing professionals today. Transforming health and human services tomorrow.
School: The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is a vibrant school that focuses on the scholarship of teaching, research, and service. In addition to the Director of the Bronson School of Nursing, over 23 full-time faculty and 25 part-time faculty provide instruction and experiences for prelicensure, Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students. The total enrollment includes approximately 390 undergraduate students and a small cohort of MSN students. The NCLEX pass rate range from 95.2-98.8 over the past 2 years. The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is granted full approval by the Michigan Board of Nursing. The undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is one of the few nursing schools to receive endorsement from the American Holistic Nursing Certification Corporation.
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