Assistant Professor Of Nursing

Hood College Of Frederick, MD Frederick , MD 21705

Posted 5 months ago

Under the general direction of the Director of Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program, the full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor will begin in August 2019. Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in nursing (or terminal degree in a highly-related field). Candidates with teaching experience in a baccalaureate nursing program preferred. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability, or strong potential for success, in teaching with excellence across the nursing curriculum, with a focus on adult health which includes health assessment, and integrated pathophysiology. In addition to teaching, the faculty member is expected to advise nursing students and participate in the work of the department and College.

Requirements Teaching/Facilitation

  • Provide excellent instruction in the clinical and theoretical area of nursing that includes evaluation and advising in didactic and clinical practice.

  • Maintain high standards and promote excellence in education.

  • Teach across multiple areas with a focus in medical and surgical nursing of adults, health assessment, integrated pathophysiology.

  • Promote student development through enrichment and mentoring experiences.

  • Participate in and contribute to the team-teaching of classroom and clinical courses and model team-enhancing behavior for students.

  • Promote positive and productive relationships with service area hospitals, clinics, business, industries, and agencies.

  • Participate in continuous quality improvement of the nursing curriculum through ongoing assessment of teaching and learning.

  • Maintain clinical expertise and professional knowledge.

Research

  • Initiate and participate in scholarly and professional activities at the local, state, and/or national levels consistent with professional nursing standards and Hood College standards.

  • Participate in faculty development and educational activities.

Service

  • Support and participate in college or department committees and/or professional organizations to develop professional partnerships and meet academic needs of the institution.

  • Participate in faculty responsibilities of the department to include recruitment, retention, curriculum development, and continuous improvement.

  • Support the College initiatives to recruit and retain talented students.

Competencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have excellent skills in following: knowledge of safe, quality nursing practice, and be able to relate these aspects of patient care to problem solving/critical thinking skill development in the student. Possess leadership qualities, be organized, able to deal appropriately with difficult situations, and able to effectively communicate and negotiate resolutions with faculty, students and facility staff regarding problems in the clinical setting.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education

An unencumbered license as a registered nurse eligible to practice in the state of Maryland and teaching experience in nursing are required. A doctoral degree in a nursing (or terminal degree in a highly-related field) is required. A clinical background in acute care adult health care is also required.

Technology Skills

Computer proficiency in internet applications and Office Suite Productivity products (such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint) and email efficiently and effectively; and the proficient ability to learn new applications quickly.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, statistics, and algebra to laboratory and classroom situations timely and accurately, either manually or by using a calculator. Ability to calculate and prepare medications in the clinical area or solutions for laboratory use. Familiar with calibration of standard laboratory equipment.

Language Skills

Strong written and oral command of the English language essential. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in the English language with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation and grammar. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from faculty, staff, students, clients, and the general public.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to hypothesize, draw conclusions, and support conclusions. Ability to work in theoretical arena and apply logic as appropriate.

To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, transcripts of master's/doctoral degree and three current letters of recommendation. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed directly to nursing@hood.edu. All document titles (including letters of recommendation) related to your application should include your name, the job requisition number and date (i.e. c.smith, 19-0005.02.25.2019)

The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, "Apply On-line". If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email humanresources@hood.edu or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College's nondiscrimination policy, please visit http://www.hood.edu/non-discrimination/.

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Assistant Professor Of Nursing

Hood College Of Frederick, MD