Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Nursing (3 Positions)
Worcester State University
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 132445
The Dr. Lillian R. Goodman Department of Nursing at Worcester State University is pleased to invite applications for three; 9-month, full time, tenure track nursing faculty positions to start September 1, 2022. The faculty members will be responsible for providing effective learning in the classroom, clinical and/or laboratory. All faculty members must have experience in the clinical area of their expertise and will be required to facilitate experiences for students in the clinical setting/outside agencies. The role of the faculty also requires dedication and commitment to membership and committee service at the department and university organizational levels, student advising in all levels of the program, mentorship engagement, and participation in annual scholarly endeavors. Active engagement in development and evaluation of program curriculum and outcomes; as well as maintenance and oversight of accreditation standards is an essential obligation. Regular attendance at department and university events and functions is an expectation of all full time faculty.
An earned doctorate in nursing is preferred and will be required within 5 years of hire for tenure-track candidates. All candidates must have a master's degree in nursing, and must be eligible for RN licensure in Massachusetts. Teaching experience in higher education and experience with web-enhanced and online teaching is preferred. An active program of research/scholarship is highly desired. Our current teaching needs are in all undergraduate areas and specialties. Experience and expertise across varied curriculum areas and in respective clinical areas is strongly preferred.
We are highly committed to excellence in teaching, service, advising, mentorship, and scholarly practice. Our nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The BSN is offered in three tracks: the traditional 4 year, the RN-BSN, and the LPN-BSN. The MSN programs focus on the preparation of Nurse Educators and Population/Public Health Nurses. Further information about the Dr. Lillian R. Goodman Department is available at: http://www.worcester.edu/NursingDept
Worcester State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of Worcester State University that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by WSU, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical basis, to Human Resources.
Salary and rank commensurate with experience.
Review of applications will begin on or about October 15, and continue until the position is filled.
All applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange: www.worcester.interviewexchange.com. Please submit a letter of interest, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three professional references who will write a letter of recommendation on your behalf.
Information which cannot be uploaded by the applicant may be faxed to 508-929-8163 or mailed to:
Executive Director, Chief Human Resources Officer
Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602
*Proof of highest degree is required upon hire, by means of verification through the National Student Clearinghouse, or by official, sealed transcript.
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college.