Merrimack College, Nursing

Position ID:Merrimack College-Nursing-MEDICALSURGICALNURSING [#18307]
Position Title: Open-Rank Medical Surgical Nursing Faculty (Tenure Track or NTT-Open Ended)
Position Type:Other
Position Location:North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, United States [map]
Subject Area: Nursing
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/03/15, finished 2021/09/17, listed until 2021/09/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Position Overview: The School of Health Sciences at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts is seeking outstanding and highly motivated faculty members to join our newly established bachelor of science in nursing program. We invite applicants to become part of our inaugural nursing program as part of the dynamic School of Health Sciences, established in 2017.

Applications for a tenure track(Assistant/Associate Professor) or non-tenure track (Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor) 10-month contract faculty position in nursing, to begin in Fall 2021 are now being requested. There are two positions available.

Merrimack College recently opened a state-of-the-art Nursing Center. This space includes 6 simulation labs, 2 classrooms; 2 debrief rooms, 15 faculty offices and 2 large student collaborative spaces. Merrimack College is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with students across a broad range of social and personal identities and perspectives. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Description: The ideal candidate should be highly experienced and skilled in undergraduate medical-surgical nursing curriculum and course development, NCLEX preparation and testing, and clinical and didactic instruction in the medical-surgical or critical care field. Experience in simulation development, implementation and evaluation would be a plus. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in the areas of medical-surgical nursing, and other courses based on expertises; advise students; contribute to curriculum and policy development, CCNE accreditation self-study, governance and evaluation of all nursing program components.


The Full-Time Nursing Faculty must satisfy the following minimum qualifications:

Master’s degree in nursing required for the non-tenure track; a PhD in nursing or related field required for tenure track. Current/unencumbered Massachusetts state RN license, healthcare provider CPR and immunizations as recommended by the Massachusetts Department of Health. A minimum of two years of full-time experience in medical-surgical/telemetry/critical care nursing, or its equivalent, within the last five years and evidence of clinical competence in the area of clinical instruction required; additionally, nursing education teaching at the college level preferred. A defined program of research and a record of funded research that is outstanding for the individual’s career stage required for tenure track. Outstanding record of professional service commensurate with career stage. Excellent clinical skills in med surg nursing (or related fields) to support clinical education. Evidence of a commitment to diversity in research, education, and clinical practice. Application materials should include only: a letter of application that clearly indicates the applicant’s specialization area; a curriculum vitae; contact information for three references; and a teaching statement.

Merrimack College is committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community, based on the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should apply online through Academic Jobs Online. Application materials should include only: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a teaching statement.

About Merrimack:

The only Catholic, Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is an independent, coeducational institution with more than 4800 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 220-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Mass. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and is placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in this U.S. News category.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845