Nursing Tenure-Track Faculty (Category I) - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

Faculty Position – Full-time Tenure, Department of Nursing


RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach upper division courses in the nursing program. Teach 24 credits per academic year including evenings, on-line courses and weekends using multimedia and other technologies. Plan and provide theoretical instruction and clinical or laboratory experiences that reflect an understanding of the mission, objectives and program’s curriculum. Design, implement and evaluate curriculum. Participate in academic advising and guidance of students and be sensitive to the educational needs of students from a diverse population. Conduct student assessments and evaluate student achievement. Orient, mentor, and monitor clinical faculty and preceptors. Participate in program, curriculum, and department policy development and evaluation. Develop, implement, evaluate and update the purpose, mission and objectives of the nursing education program. Develop, evaluate, and revise student policies including admission, progression, retention and graduation. Serve on department, school and university committees. Participate in the tenure track process by active engagement in scholarly activities that support professional development and by providing service to the university and external community. The successful candidate must be willing to adhere to policies and procedures regarding students and faculty as established by the University and Department. This announcement is to fill one faculty position in Mental Health nursing.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

EO STATEMENT: Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree with a major in nursing, license to practice as a registered nurse and six years of relevant work experience, or Master’s Degree with a major in nursing, license to practice as a registered nurse, four years of relevant work experience and current professional certification, or a Doctorate in nursing or relevant field and license to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado.
An active unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado. Two years of full-time, or equivalent, professional nursing clinical experience. Graduate degree in nursing and/or bachelor’s degree in nursing must be from a Nursing Education Program with national nursing accreditation.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in nursing or relevant field.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Screening will begin 10/15/2014

This position will start in January 2015.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • NUR - Nursing
  • Nursing Tenure-Track Faculty (Category I)
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Education
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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