Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Nursing

Frostburg State University's Nursing Program invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor/Assistant Professor of Nursing position to begin Fall 2014. Salary competitive and includes University System of Maryland benefits package. This position requires maintaining office hours on campus in Frostburg, Maryland.

We seek an innovative and creative nursing educator who can contribute to FSU's fully CCNE accredited online RN to BSN program and assist in developing an MSN program. The faculty focuses on quality instruction in the online learning environment and currently is pursing Quality Matter TM certification for all BSN courses. As part of the MSN program development, we plan to pursue certification for all MSN courses as well.

Responsibilities: Teach 12 credit hours per semester in a growing online RN to BSN program. Assist in program administration and development of the MSN program. Duties will include student advising, curriculum design, recruiting, and participation on departmental committees. The successful candidate will display evidence of leadership skills, excellent interpersonal communication skills, and an ability to work collaboratively. University and community service and relevant professional development will be expected.

Minimum Qualifications: Earned Master's degree in Nursing or related field (with 9 graduate credits in Nursing Education if degree is not in Nursing). Licensed or eligible for RN licensure in Maryland. Completion of doctoral degree in Nursing or related field expected prior to tenure.

Preferred Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in Nursing or related field. Five or more years of experience in an academic setting; at least two years teaching Nursing full-time in higher education. Experience with online course design and instruction. Experience or educational preparation in the field of nursing informatics is a plus.

by Shane Turner via