Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor

Ewing Township, New Jersey, United States

Job description

The School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a full time, Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Department of Nursing.

The ideal candidate seeks an academic career in a comprehensive college that emphasizes teaching and learning in a teacher-scholar model. The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will include effective teaching in classroom and clinical settings. Teaching load is three courses per semester. Additional responsibilities may include scholarship within the discipline, professional development, service on committees, and advising. Position starts January 1, 2019.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctoral degree required in nursing or related field
  • Masters degree in nursing
  • A track record of scholarship including publication
  • Minimum of one-year full-time faculty level didactic and Clinical practice teaching experience
  • Expertise in a nursing specialty/clinical population area, pediatric-adolescent health
  • Demonstration of a research agenda in health, pedagogy, or related areas to be committed to engaging undergraduate students in additional experience in clinical simulation, and student-faculty research is a plus

Founded in 1855, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), ranked one of the 100 Best Colleges to Work by The Chronicle of Higher Education, is a highly selective, comprehensive, residential institution recognized as one of the outstanding public colleges in the country. TCNJ has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its nearly 6,000 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron’s 75 Most Competitive American colleges, and U.S. News World Report’s No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in nursing, education and English. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter – an honor shared by less than 10 % of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ’s seven schools – Arts; Communication; Business; Humanities; Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of NYC and Philadelphia. The College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

The School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science is comprised of two departments: Nursing and Health and Exercise Science. The School enrolls about 600 undergraduate majors across two nationally accredited programs, and offers the degrees of BSN, MSN, and BS in Public Health. There are 13 full-time nursing faculty lines, approximately 300 undergraduate students, and 40 graduate students. Aspirant goals for nursing include developing enhanced learning experiences through honors, research, global experiences, and interdisciplinary coursework. Nursing programs offered at TCNJ include: BSN, RN to BSN, MSN, and Post-MSN certificate. Masters options include Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Practitioner tracks in adult-gero, family, and neonatal, and School Nursing.

How to apply

To apply, please attach a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae including didactic and clinical teaching experience, scholarship and publications, a statement of teaching and research interests, and names and contact information (addresses, emails, and telephone numbers) for three references. Applicants will be required to complete an Application for Employment upon receipt of resume. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation.