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Assistant Professor, Graduate Nursing

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Work type: Faculty 12-month
Location: Jacksonville (South Campus)
Categories: Faculty


Respiratory Therapy and Nursing 

Requested Start Date:

May 1, 2020

Pay Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Job Summary:

The Assistant Professor in the Department of Nursing provides educational opportunities/experiences to traditional and non-traditional students. Scholarly teaching is an expectation within doctorate and graduate level courses in Nursing along with doctoral level research (oversight and management of DNP Scholarly projected which may include advanced data analysis). The faculty member is required to teach courses within his/her concentration area on campus, off-campus, online courses and with possible videoconferencing depending on need.  The faculty member is required to maintain a clinical practice with his/her specialty area.  This position is a 12-month, hybrid position and requires extensive online engagement with students and often on campus visits for diverse university functions as mandated by the administrative team. The faculty member is expected to work collaboratively with the Director of Online and Graduate Nursing Programs to facilitate desired student outcomes.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for teaching doctorate and graduate level courses in Nursing along with doctoral level research and advanced data analysis.
  • Responsible for curriculum and program development, advisement, professional development activities, committee participation, and grant writing within the Health Professions & Wellness area.
  • Develops and implements a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS accreditation, CCNE, NTF and state study and curriculum guides.
  • Assesses student’s abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement.
  • Serves as advisor and mentor for students.
  • Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities that serves the needs and capabilities of the students.
  • Manages the behaviors of learners in the course and participates in the management of student behavior in other parts of the campus, in order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process.
  • Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
  • Responsible for recording students’ attendance and keeps attendance registers, according to JSU policy.
  • Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.
  • Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service.
  • Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.
  • Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.
  • Ensures that the classroom or instructional environment is healthy, safe and generally conducive to learning.
  • Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school.
  • Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities.
  • Fulfills faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration.
  • Serves on departmental and university committees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited college/university, with a focus on FNP Clinical Specialty
  • Doctorate in nursing (PhD, DNP, DNSc)
  • A current, unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner with FNP
  • Certification to practice in the state of Alabama or be eligible for an Nursing License

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript

Additional Information: None

Supplemental Questions: None

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