Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing
Date: March 11, 2014
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing
Date Needed: August 2014
Description: The Department of Nursing at Hartwick College invites applications for one full-time, 1-year, term appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor starting in August 2014. We seek candidates with community health or public health nursing expertise, with preference given to those with previous classroom, distance/on-line and clinical teaching experience.
Qualifications: : Minimum qualifications include an M.S. in Nursing, doctorate preferred, by the time of the appointment, with an emphasis on Community or Public Health and recent relevant clinical experience. Specific teaching assignments will include subjects such as community health, rural health, transcultural nursing and general nursing courses. Teaching load will average 20-23 semester credit hours or their equivalent per academic year, and all faculty members teach during the College's distinctive four-week January Term.
The successful candidate must be committed to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching, to ongoing professional development, and to working closely with students in a small college environment. Committee service and academic advising also are expected.
To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching and scholarly excellence or the potential for it, and three letters of reference sent directly by your referees. All materials should be sent to Dr. Jeanne-Marie Havener, Chair, Department of Nursing, Johnstone Science Center, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY 13820. Electronic submissions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,500 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority. Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to "be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning." The College is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. The Department of Nursing is CCNE accredited.
Hartwick College is committed to provide a safe and secure educational environment. As such, employment at Hartwick College is contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.
Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.