University of Providence is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach primarily in the BSN programs. Full-time nursing faculty in the Nursing Division are housed in the University of Providence, School of Health Professions fulfill the university’s mission by providing a quality education for students. They act as a leader, teacher, advisor, and facilitator of learning. Faculty members are responsible to the Associate Dean of Nursing. Faculty are tenure-eligible in this twelve-month position located on-campus.
- Clinical Instruction: Deliver high-quality clinical instruction to nursing students, ensuring that the curriculum is effectively implemented. Guide and supervise students’ hands-on experiences in a variety of healthcare settings.
- Curriculum Development: Contribute to the development and enhancement of the nursing curriculum, incorporating evidence-based practices and current trends in healthcare. Collaborate with other faculty members to ensure program relevance and adherence to accreditation standards.
- Mentorship and Guidance: Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to nursing students, promoting their professional development, and helping them build clinical competence. Foster a positive and engaging learning environment that encourages student participation and critical thinking.
- Evaluation and Feedback: Assess student performance in clinical settings, utilizing appropriate evaluation methods and providing constructive feedback. Monitor students’ progress, identify areas for improvement, and implement interventions to enhance their clinical skills.
- Collaboration: Collaborate with other faculty members to facilitate interprofessional education and collaboration. Work closely with clinical partners, healthcare providers, and stakeholders to ensure alignment between educational objectives and clinical experiences.
- Professional Development: Engage in ongoing professional development activities to stay current with advancements in nursing education and clinical practice. Attend conferences, workshops, and relevant training sessions to enhance teaching skills and maintain expertise.
- Compliance and Accreditation: Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, professional standards, and accreditation guidelines. Assist in the preparation of program accreditation reports and participate in program evaluation activities.
- Scholarship: Engage in scholarly activities that to contribute to the advancement of nursing knowledge and the profession.
Education, Certification, and Licensure
- MSN Graduate degree in nursing required.
- Earned doctorate in nursing or higher education-related field preferred. Current, unencumbered RN license in the state of current residence.
- Faculty hired in Montana are required to obtain a Montana Nursing License.
- Minimum of 2 years of clinical nursing experience in a relevant specialty area.
- Prior experience in nursing education or clinical instruction is highly desirable.
- Strong knowledge of evidence-based nursing practice, healthcare trends, and clinical skills.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds.
- Proficiency in using educational technology and simulation equipment.
- Familiarity with accreditation standards and regulatory requirements in nursing education
Position Type: Faculty
Salary: $55,000 –63,000 Annually
Location: Lewistown, MT
To apply, please send cover letter, UP application including contact information for three professional references, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (if applicable) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE UNIVERSITY OF PROVIDENCE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COVERED BY THE MONTANA VETERANS’ AND HANDICAPPED PERSONS’ EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE ACT.
The University of Providence is a Catholic, student-centered, mission-focused university. For more information, please contact Human Resources at 406.791.5977.