Psychiatric and Mental Health Advanced Practice Nursing Instructor/Assistant Professor



Job description

Frostburg, MD

Frostburg State University, Department of Nursing, seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor/Assistant Professor of Psychiatric and Mental Health Advanced Practice Nursing position to begin Winter 2020. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; University System of Maryland benefits package included.

The Department of Nursing at FSU provides a variety of nursing programs and pathways. We offer programs including an Online RN-BSN program with two additional undergraduate pathways, Blended and Online M.S. in Nursing (MSN) programs. The Online RN-BSN program and the undergraduate pathways are designed to increase the registered nurse’s and the new associate degree graduate’s knowledge and skill through leadership, complex clinical care coordination, and community/public health. The Online MSN option builds on the BSN and provides concentrations in nursing administration and education. The Blended MSN option also builds on the BSN as well as the registered nurse’s clinical experience providing concentrations in psychiatric and mental health and family primary care nurse practitioners concentrations.

Oversight and coordination of the PMHNP concentration, curriculum delivery and design, teaching the PMHNP courses, advising of PMHNP students, and provide administrative support for the concentration in terms of input into policies, procedures, handbooks, catalogs, etc. Maintain accreditation readiness of the concentration as well as support and track national certification of the PMHNP students. It is expected that the individual will also serve at the department, college and university level as well as maintain active practice and devote efforts toward scholarship.

Minimum Qualifications:
Advanced practice graduate nursing degree with a PMH focus from an accredited college or university. Two years or more of psychiatric specialty experience. National certification in specialty field is required. Unencumbered Maryland licensure (or eligible).

About the University:
A member institution of the University System of Maryland, Frostburg State University is a public, comprehensive, largely residential regional university offering programs in the sciences, education, business, the arts and humanities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered institution that emphasizes teaching with opportunities for professional development and research. More than 5,000 students enroll yearly.

About the Area:
FSU is located on a scenic 260-acre campus in the mountains of Western Maryland, a region rich in history, quaint shopping areas and eclectic cafes and food choices. The Western Maryland region is considered to be a four-season outdoor mecca of recreational experiences offering activities such as; hiking, mountain biking, water sports, snow skiing/boarding, golfing, climbing, etc. Frostburg offers a family-friendly college town feel with easy access to major cities like Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, and Baltimore. If you are looking for insightful colleagues, energetic students, and a great place to work and call home in a region with unlimited adventure seeking opportunities, FSU is for you!

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Frostburg State University welcomes and encourages women, veterans and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. FSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please notify us in advance. WWW.FROSTBURG.EDU

Frostburg State University is a four-year university located on a 260-acre campus in Frostburg, Maryland, in Western Maryland, and is part of the University System of Maryland.