The College of Nursing currently has openings for the following positions:
The University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing (CON) invites applications for a visionary, creative, enthusiastic nurse leader with demonstrated academic leadership and administrative experience for the position of Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Affairs (ADUA). The ADUA will be an active member of the Academic Affairs Leadership Team which is responsible for the coordination of all aspects of the undergraduate nursing program in the College of Nursing. The successful candidate will serve as a role model in innovation, collaboration and consensus-building across diverse groups.
The ADUA will be the leader in undergraduate program administration including managing the undergraduate academic experience (e.g., student recruitment, admission, advisement, and retention), ongoing program development, implementation, coordination, administration and evaluation of all undergraduate tracks. These tracks include Traditional Undergraduate, Accelerated Second Baccalaureate, and RN to BS.
This is a full-time (12-month) clinical track position with rank of Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate, or Clinical Full Professor, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications will be reviewed starting September 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. The earliest appointment date is January 1, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position will strengthen collaboration between the College of Nursing and the College of Engineering and will be part of the larger University-wide Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS). Individuals will be considered in all areas of basic/applied research in engineering that have the potential to impact the development of medical applications devices (e.g., devices, robotics, dynamics and controls, materials, manufacturing) with concurrent interest/expertise in nursing. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses either in nursing, engineering, or joint inter-professional courses, supervise graduate students, contribute significantly to the advance of engineering/nursing/healthcare applications, establish a vibrant, independent research program, and play an active role in community and academic service activities in the Colleges of Nursing and Engineering as well as in the wider University.
Minimum qualifications include an earned PhD at time of appointment in nursing or a health-related field with relevant biomedical experience OR a PhD in a relevant area of engineering or closely-related field with a focus on some aspect of health care. Applicants should also demonstrate a proven track record of research and publications. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.
Applications will be reviewed starting September 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. The earliest appointment date is September 1, 2016.
For more detailed information about this position, including application instructions, please go to: https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=58553
The University of Massachusetts, Amherst College of Nursing invites applications for a nursing faculty member with experience and expertise in Simulation/Skills lab teaching and coordination. Responsibilities include teaching in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs, academic advising of students, scholarship activities, community service activities, and participating in College of Nursing committees.
Minimum qualifications include: A graduate degree, by the time of appointment, eligibility for RN license in Massachusetts, past teaching experience with a significant coordinating role in Simulation/skills lab.
The earliest appointment date is September 1, 2015. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications will be reviewed starting December 8, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a full-time (9 month) Associate/Full Professor for the Seedworks Endowed Professorship in Nursing and Social Justice. The successful candidate will lead the College's initiatives in nursing for social justice throughout all aspects of the College of Nursing's enterprise. The successful candidate will advance his/her program of research, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise and mentor graduate students, lead the advancement of social justice and nursing, and engage in service for the professional community, the College of Nursing, and the wider University.
Postdoctoral education is preferred. We are especially interested in applicants who have the expertise to exercise leadership in inter-professional research and educational endeavors between the College of Nursing and other university schools/colleges. The successful candidate should have experience in areas such as community building, civic engagement, community organizing or social justice work in pursuit of population health, and demonstrate a distinguished track record of research and publications.
Applications will be reviewed starting September 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. The earliest appointment date is September 1, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For more detailed information about this position, including application instructions, please go to: https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=60544
The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.