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Nursing Faculty: Graduate Nursing

at Concordia University Wisconsin

Posted: 9/13/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 1133628
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

  • 19-Sep-2019 to 27-Oct-2019 (CST)
  • Mequon, WI, USA
  • Salary
  • Part Time

Concordia University seeks applicants for a part-time or full-time faculty position in the Graduate Nursing Program, on the Mequon, Wisconsin campus. The successful candidate will be responsible for didactic teaching, with potential clinical instruction based on program needs. This is a 12-month contract with the University. The position reports to the Co-Directors of the Graduate Nursing Program.  Concordia is looking for either a part-time person or a full-time person.

Specific Responsibilities

a. Teaching

  • Develop and update course syllabi, lesson plans, and teaching materials for assigned courses, reflecting course objectives and program outcomes
  • Engage in evidence-based teaching practices
  • Maintain open and ongoing communication with students throughout the semester
  • Provide timely feedback on student assignments
  • Adhere to School of Nursing (SON) grading and other policies
  • Maintain up-to-date gradebook on the learning management system
  • Evaluate and make recommendations regarding curriculum and course materials
  • Maintain physical property assigned personally and to the SON

B. Clinical

  • Provide oversight and evaluation of students' practicum experiences
  • Initiate new clinical sites and relationships, working with healthcare and academic partners

C. Scholarship

  • Engage in a program of scholarship, consistent with the University's definition, in an area of clinical or educational/teaching expertise
  • Disseminate scholarship findings in peer-reviewed venues consistent with the University's expectations for rank

D. Service

  • Provide service to the SON and University as expected for rank
  • Actively participate in program and SON business and initiatives
  • Engage in professional and community service as defined in the Faculty Handbook

E. Professional Activity

  • Work collaboratively with other faculty and staff to carry out the business of the SON and Graduate Program
  • Maintain current knowledge of professional nursing practice within the area of teaching responsibility
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current and projected trends in teaching
  • Assist with student recruitment
  • Represent the University/SON at conferences, meetings or conventions
  • Update curriculum vitae annually
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Education and/or Training

Earned doctorate in nursing required.  Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner is required.  Must have current licensure to practice professional nursing in Wisconsin, or eligible for licensure. 

Minimum of two years of experience as a nurse practitioner.  Previous teaching in a graduate nursing program preferred.  Online teaching expertise preferred.   Current clinical practice and knowledge of research evidence within the areas of teaching responsibility.  Experience with program development.

Compensation and Benefits

For a full-time, faculty, exempt position. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience.  Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents.  Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.

For a part-time, non-exempt, position. Starting range is dependent upon on individual qualifications and experience. Tuition benefits are available for employees.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until successful candidate(s) are identified. Applicants should include with their online application: letter of intent, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, description of teaching philosophy, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals who can be contacted as references.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

Physical Demands/Equipment

  Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.