University of the Virgin Islands
Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing – Maternal/Child
Category: Teaching FacultyLocation: St. ThomasJob Code: 0600463/320041
Department:School of Nursing
Assignment:The University of the Virgin Islands is a Historically Black publicly supported land-grant institution. UVI is seeking faculty who will ensure that students meet high academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status and with interests, experience and expertise in curriculum innovation, interdisciplinary studies and distance education, as well as teaching and scholarly excellence in their specialties. In addition, academic programs support our land grant designation by integrating instruction with research and community service. Appointees must be able to work productively with students and colleagues of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds; serve on the University's committees; and contribute to the development of the University's Vision 2012.The School of Nursing is seeking a candidate who will teach courses in Maternal/Child nursing and other basic nursing courses in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program for the equivalent of 24 credit hours per academic year. The successful candidate will also provide academic advice and counsel to students, participate in program School governance activities, participate in program development and activities to assure continued ACEN Accreditation, and other
Qualifications:A Master's degree with a specialty in MCN, Advanced Practice Nurse Midwife, or OB CNS and clinical experience is required. A Doctorate or Ph.D. in Nursing or related field is preferred. Practical experience in the discipline and familiarity with the ACEN accreditation processes are preferred. Experience in collegiate teaching at the undergraduate level. Responsibilities include teaching courses in Adult Health nursing, as well as, basic nursing courses such as Physical Assessment, Fundamentals, and Pharmacology.Compensation:Rank and compensation will be based on academic preparation, teaching and practical experience.Travel & Shipping:If applicable, one-way economy airfare to St. Thomas for appointee and immediate family; and a shipping allowance based on policy will be paid by the University upon presentation of receipts.
Application Procedures:AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ACCOMMODATION: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone who needs an ADA accommodation for the purposes of employment should contact the Human Resources Office at (340)693-1410.
Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee will be required to stand, walk, sit, reach, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close, distance and color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Work environment: The noise level in the work environment will probably be low to moderate at times.
The application must include a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests.
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled.
Please visit our career site at https://careers.uvi.edu to complete an application and apply for this position.
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