University of Connecticut, Nursing

Position ID:UConn-Nurse-497865 [#26241, 497865]
Position Title: Clinical Instructors – Simulation Center
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Nursing
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/10/16, finished 2024/03/04, listed until 2023/12/15)
Position Description:    

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

INTRODUCTION

The School of Nursing at the University of Connecticut invites applications to fill two full-time, 10-month, non-tenure track faculty positions at the Clinical Instructor level at our Storrs campus.

Under the direction of the Director of Simulation, the faculty members 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, provide simulation/clinic completion and continuous improvement plans and augment support and training for the adjunct clinical faculty in the use of simulations and the Simulation Center.

Successful candidates will share a deep commitment to effective instruction and will also be expected to assist the University in efforts to broaden participation among members of underrepresented 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.

Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.   

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Previous experience facilitating clinical simulations.
  • CHSE (Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator).
  • Previous clinical teaching experience.
  • Previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education.

APPOINTMENT TERMS 

These are 10-month, non-tenure-track positions subject to annual renewal based on program needs, funding, and performance.  Salary will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates’ primary appointment will be at the Storrs campus, with the expectation that they may travel to assist at other School of Nursing Simulation Centers at Stamford, Waterbury, or Avery Point. Individuals may attain eligibility for multi-year contracts after the successful completion of a probationary year and five (5) subsequent one-year appointments

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 

Employment of successful candidates is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. 

TO APPLY

Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/26241 and submit the following application materials:

  • A cover letter specifically addressing your credentials relative to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • One-page teaching statement,
  • One-page commitment to diversity statement (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 (5) professional references.

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information regarding the School of Nursing please visit the School’s website at http://nursing.uconn.edu/

At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.

This position will be filled subject the 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

All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.

The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce.  The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner.  This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all.  We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO 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:
http://nursing.uconn.edu/
 
UConn School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-3716