Eau Claire, WI
POSITION: The Department of Nursing is recruiting for a Tenure-track (probationary or tenured) faculty position at the Eau Claire campus with a specialty in Public/Population Health. The appointment is for nine months with a possibility for summer appointment. Interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship opportunities are readily available and supported by the university. Engaged teams of students and faculty conduct research through the university student-faculty collaborative research grants program. Collaborative community exchanges, cultural immersion programs and global awareness initiatives are well-established at the university and new, innovative partnerships are supported through the university strategic plan and community agencies. Faculty and staff at the University foster student-centered learning, leadership skill development, and a strong shared governance model. There are excellent opportunities for research, leadership, clinical and professional development.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A successful candidate will present evidence of the following: PhD in nursing; PhD in a related field with a Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program, or a DNP from an accredited nursing program; candidates near completion of the doctoral degree may be considered, contingent on completion of the doctoral degree prior to the start of contract; current RN licensure in the U.S. and eligibility for RN licensure in Wisconsin; WI RN license required by start of contract; and demonstrated experience and/or commitment to the core values of equity, diversity and inclusivity. Clinical practice experience as appropriate. Tenured positions need experience in teaching and an established record of scholarship.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching experience in both undergraduate and graduate programs; evidence of scholarly and/or research dissemination.
DUTIES: The faculty role includes traditional classroom, clinical and/or online teaching/learning as well as other innovations in inter-professional education, cross-disciplinary initiatives, community collaborations, and distance education processes; other faculty duties include performing research/scholarly activities, engaging in service, advising, and participating in university faculty governance through service on department, college, and university committees.
COLLEGE & DEPARTMENT:
Join an institution built on a foundation of excellence, liberal education, and inclusivity. The College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS) fosters the transformation of individuals at the undergraduate and graduate levels into leaders in professional nursing practice, education, and scholarship. We value excellence in education, experiential learning, leadership, life-long learning, practice, and scholarship; diversity and eliminating barriers to participation; integrity; innovation; social responsibility inclusive to a positive influence on health, respect, social justice, accountability, and sustainability; finally, health and quality of life. In doing so, we endeavor to transform the lives of our students, the practice of our profession, and the health of all we serve.
As part of the college you become a member of two communities and gain partnerships with the premier healthcare providers in the state of Wisconsin. The college is comprised of the Department of Nursing with two site locations: Eau Claire, WI located on the UW-Eau Claire campus and Marshfield, WI located within the prestigious Marshfield Clinic. In addition to Marshfield Clinic, UW-Eau Claire the College of Nursing has partnerships in place with world acclaimed Mayo Clinic Health System.
The Department of Nursing offers four degree programs: traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion (BSNC), Master of Science in Nursing Education (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). UW-Eau Claire is the only public university in northwestern Wisconsin that offers a baccalaureate nursing degree. All programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
As a department we believe high-impact educational experiences, scholarship, and service to our communities enhance the personal and professional growth of students and faculty. We embrace equity, diversity, and inclusivity in our professional and personal lives. Faculty can develop their own student intercultural immersion experiences. Current faculty led domestic intercultural immersion experiences include working with migrant farm workers in western Wisconsin, the Somali population in northern Wisconsin, and clinical work with the Lakota Sioux Nation in South Dakota. Scholarship and research are supported at the college and university levels. Undergraduate students can collaborate with faculty on faculty-mentored scholarly projects through the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
For more information about CONHS, please visit: https://www.uwec.edu/academics/college-nursing-health-sciences/
UNIVERSITY & EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY:
Become a part of a campus that truly cares about you in every way. From the faculty in the classrooms to the staff around campus, when you become a Blugold you become part of the family.
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is consistently rated among the top 10 public Midwestern universities and recognized nationally for quality academics and high return on investment (U.S. News). Among our ranks are celebrated scholars and award winners, people who are passionate about their intellectual pursuits, critical thinkers and innovators deeply committed to interacting with and improving the world around us.
Our campus provides a beautiful setting for living and learning. Our faculty and staff provide instruction, inspiration and the kind of challenge that makes an education extraordinary. A century of accomplished Blugolds around the world provides evidence that lives are transformed and meaningful careers are launched right here.
For more information about UW-Eau Claire, please visit: https://www.uwec.edu/about/
When you come to UW- Eau Claire you join a community beyond campus. Our partnerships with business, industry and local organizations provide professional, research and scholarly opportunities. Some 67,500 residents live, work and play in Western Wisconsin’s largest city.
Located at the confluence of the crystal clear Eau Claire and Chippewa Rivers, and 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Eau Claire goes its own way and encourages everyone who visits and lives here to come along for the ride. This is where farm kids grow up to be artists and entrepreneurs. Where alternative is a positive. Where attitude is more important than age. Where originality is celebrated. In other words, ideal.
Northwestern Wisconsin is known for variable weather across the board to welcome residents to any and every season. From freshly laid snow and spring flowers to the soothing heat of summer and the crispy leaves of fall you’ll experience life as it should be all year long. We embrace our variable weather and climate by offering seasonal attractions for every interest. For example, summer concerts and sporting events are enjoyed as frequently as our fall festivals and our winter Silvermine Ski Invitational event. Whether you prefer to spend your time indoors or outdoors, solo or with the family, Eau Claire offers boundless opportunities all year long.
For more information about Eau Claire, please visit: https://www.visiteauclaire.com/
How to apply
Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers.htm. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the “Click here to Register” link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your “User Name” and “Password” and select “Login.” Click the link to the Nursing: Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty in Public/Population Health (Eau Claire, WI) position (Job ID # 16409) and then click the “Apply Now” button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vita
- Unofficial graduate school transcript
- Copy of current RN license
- Names and contact information for three references.
Please direct requests for additional information to:
Sheryl Gonzales, [email protected]
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job- penings/upload/AnnualSecurityandFireReport-2.pdf) . Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-openings/upload/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf)
UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.