Missouri State University invites you to join the faculty of a dynamic, growing Department of Nursing in October 2012. Our exceptionally supportive and collegial Department offers the following community-based programs: 4-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing, RN to BSN, RN to MSN, a Master of Science in Nursing with specialty in Family Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with a focus on community leadership and health disparities. All BSN and MSN programs are CCNE accredited. These motivated, energetic faculty have developed multidisciplinary and global health collaborations, a nursing center and a nurse practitioner clinic that delivers health care to the homeless and underserved, and a simulation laboratory, and have received numerous awards for teaching, research, and service. The Nursing Department is home to 18 faculty, 460 pre-nursing students, over 200 nursing undergraduates and completion students, and 45 graduate students.
Missouri State University is a selective admission university with 23,000 students and a statewide mission in public affairs. Located on a plateau overlooking the breath-taking Ozark mountains, Springfield is home to numerous family-centered recreational opportunities, including hunting, fishing, canoeing, camping and biking. Springfield is home to semi-pro baseball, tennis, and hockey teams, and offers a range of performing arts opportunities, including a local symphony, ballet, choral groups and creative arts festivals. Known for its friendly Midwestern residents, Springfield is the center of excellent health care for the region and is frequently cited for its low cost of living and clean environment.
Two Visiting Assistant Professor Faculty: Due to new grant funding, two visiting assistant professor positions for full-time, 9-month faculty members to teach and support students in the growing online BSN Completion program Required qualifications are: • Doctoral Degree in Nursing or a related field, or progress toward a doctoral degree. • Masters degree in nursing from a school accredited by CCNE or NLNAC • Current license, without restriction, to practice nursing, and eligibility for RN licensure in Missouri. • Effective communication skills and ability to work effectively in a group toward common goals • Effective teaching experience. • Experience with interdisciplinary and community collaboration • Experience with online education or an interest in online education • Competence in using technology • Ability to identify program of scholarship or record of scholarship for tenure track applicants
Salary is commensurate with experience and education. See http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/5315 for information on the position and application. Applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and contact information for four professional references to the online application. For information, contact Dr. Kathryn Hope, Head of the Department of Nursing, at e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), or PH (417)-836-5310; toll free 877-728-0001. Review of applications will begin September 20, 2012 /EEO.
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