Assistant/Associate Professor of Mental Health & Medical-Surgical Nursing: Tenure/Clinical Track
George Williams College of Aurora University
May 8, 2018
Williams Bay, Wisconsin
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
George Williams College of Aurora University seeks talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester and student advising is supported by professional staff. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core.
The successful candidate will be able to effectively teach in the specialty of Psychiatric Mental Health with the ability to teach in additional Medical-Surgical nursing. As an AU School of Nursing faculty member, the candidate will be expected to participate in curricular development, program assessment, student recruitment, retention, and mentoring. The clinical track faculty candidate shall maintain competence in clinical and functional areas of responsibility through professional and educational activities. In addition, service, scholarship, and participation in university initiatives will be a part of faculty responsibility. Above all, the candidate must demonstrate teaching effectiveness and bring a strong commitment to student learning.
The candidate must hold a license as a registered nurse in the State of Illinois if teaching on the Aurora, IL campus and/or a Wisconsin license if teaching on the Wisconsin campus. Minimal education preparation is a Master's degree in Nursing for clinical track faculty and a doctorate in nursing for tenure track faculty. Certification in area of specialty is desirable.
Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted).
Additional Salary Information: This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission.
Internal Number: AU2018-027
About George Williams College of Aurora University
Aurora University is an independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Our two campuses are located in Aurora, Illinois and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Additionally, we have an Educational Center in Woodstock, Illinois. We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision.
At George Williams College, our singular purpose is to help students achieve their educational goals. Together, GWC students, faculty and staff comprise a distinctive community, dedicated to a century-old mission of “serving those who serve others.” Nestled on the shores of Wisconsin’s Geneva Lake, the GWC campus offers distinctive student life experiences. Our students kayak, tend gardens, keep bees, sail, hike and tap maple trees for syrup.
GWC academic programs prepare graduates to lead in fields where society’s needs are the greatest. And so our curriculum is focused on educating students in a handful of majors, including nursing, social work, environmental science and applied psychology.
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