Nursing, University of Connecticut

Position ID:UConn-Nurse-2019293 [#13046]
Position Title: Clinical Instructor/Assistant Clinical Professor, Simulation Center
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Nursing
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/12/21, finished 2019/02/14, listed until 2019/06/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The School of Nursing at the University of Connecticut invites applications to fill a 10- month, non-tenure track faculty position at the Clinical Instructor or Assistant Clinical Professor level.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for a faculty position in the School of Nursing.

Under the direction of the Director of Simulation, the faculty member will have the following responsibilities: supervise pre-licensure students in simulations, provide fundamentals teaching support, develop simulation scenarios, set up labs and simulations, post-lab cleanup, monitor simulation and lab inventory and supplies, supervise open labs for student practice, make-ups, and remediation, and provide support and training for adjunct clinical faculty in the use of simulations and the Simulation Center.

The successful candidate will share a deep commitment to effective instruction and will also be expected to assist the University in its efforts to broaden participation among members of under- represented groups, to demonstrate through teaching and public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience, to integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools, and to provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Nursing;
  • Current Connecticut state license as RN (valid as of the date of hire);
  • Three years of practice experience in a relevant clinical area;
  • Completion of required health indicators (MMR titers, TB status, Hepatitis B, and others as required) and CPR certification at the time of employment;
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal relationship strategies.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Earned doctoral degree in Nursing;
  • Previous experience running clinical simulations;
  • Previous clinical teaching experience;
  • Previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a 10-month, non-tenure track position subject to annual renewal based on program needs, funding, and performance. Rank and compensation package will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience. The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be at the Storrs campus, with the expectation that he/she may travel to assist at other School of Nursing Simulation Centers at Stamford, Waterbury, or Avery Point.

TO APPLY

Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application and include your last name as well as Search #2019293 in the document title for each document submitted:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing your credentials relative to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • One-page statement of teaching philosophy;
  • One-page statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion(as related to broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research/scholarship, and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.);
  • Please provide contact information for five professional references.

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2019293)

Inquiries other than applications can be directed to:

 

Dr. Ivy Alexander, Recruitment Committee Chair

School of Nursing, University of Connecticut

231 Glenbrook Rd. (U-4032)

Storrs, CT 06269-4032

Ivy.Alexander@uconn.edu

For more information regarding the School of Nursing please visit the school’s website at http://nursing.uconn.edu/.

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

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The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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Further Info:
http://nursing.uconn.edu/
 
UConn School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-3716

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