Faculty, Nursing (Maternity/Pediatric), Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2022

Salem State University

Salem, MA

ID: 7081689
Posted: July 28, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The undergraduate nursing program at Salem State University is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, nine month contract faculty position in maternity or pediatric nursing to begin Fall 2022. The School of Nursing seeks faculty members who are dedicated to educational excellence, thrive in a student centered teaching program, and have a strong interest in preparing a nursing workforce able to meet the many challenges of today’s health care environment. Faculty members also serve the department through curriculum development, program evaluation, and policy development and evaluation.

Salem State University values, celebrates and appreciates diversity in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We welcome you to come celebrate with us and become a member of our community.

Duties and Responsibilities
Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.

Required Qualifications:

A master of science in nursing (MSN); a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience; evidence of expertise in maternity and/or pediatric nursing. Candidates must possess or be eligible for Massachusetts RN license.

Preferred Qualifications:

An earned doctoral degree in nursing or a related discipline; evidence of beginning program of research; experience in: undergraduate nursing curriculum, instructional technologies, program development and evaluation; and experience in and enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles. Previous teaching experience at the college/university level is strongly preferred.

As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship/research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas.

Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email eo-hr@salemstate.edu.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and (unofficial) transcripts.

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.

This position is eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.

EEO Statement:
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.

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