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Assistant Professor of Nursing Clinical Faculty Track

Assistant Professor of Nursing (Clinical/Applied)

The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions at the University of Hartford invites applications for one full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing, 10-month tenure-track position, and one full-time 12-month Assistant Professor clinical/applied teaching position. Both positions to begin in August 2017.

The requirements for the tenure-track position include: an earned Doctoral degree in Nursing, or a related field from an accredited institution; and eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Connecticut. The requirements for the clinical/applied teaching position include: a Master’s degree (Doctoral preferred) in Nursing, or a related field from an accredited institution; and eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Connecticut. Preferred qualifications for both positions include: team-teaching experience in higher education nursing courses; willingness and ability to employ educational technology in teaching; and an interest in clinical research including peer-reviewed presentations or publications.

The chosen candidates’ primary responsibilities will include: teaching in both the BSN and MSN programs, the department’s health science program, as well as opportunities to teach in our innovative, interdisciplinary All-University Curriculum; advising students; contributing to ongoing program development and accreditation reports; and serving as a liaison between clinical agency personnel and the department. Other opportunities include teaching in our on-line MSN program and the possibility of assuming programmatic administrative duties.

The BSN and MSN programs emphasize quality teaching complemented by scholarly and creative expression, clinical expertise, dedicated community service, and service to the profession of nursing. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are dedicated to the preparation of persons who enrich the nursing profession by responding flexibly and creatively to both professional and societal issues. Graduates of our programs increase their professional base of expertise and add depth in scholarship. Our signature nursing programs include embedded international study abroad opportunities and service learning community partnerships for students and faculty.  

The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP) offers 27 undergraduate to doctoral programs and certificates united by a common goal, to achieve “excellence through relevance.” Known for its partnership work in urban Hartford, as well as internationally in Peru, Brazil, Mexico, Kenya, and Rwanda, the college emphasizes activities that help “translate theory into best practice, and back.” Signature annual events bring together students, faculty members, and community partners to network and showcase scholarly works. ENHP embraces diversity, and its role in preparing students and future professionals to address the needs of an increasingly multicultural society. Its innovative Institute for Translational Research supports collaborative initiatives through seed funds and a comprehensive grants infrastructure. More at hartford.edu/enhp/itr.

Our University community is wonderfully situated in New England, at the nexus of suburban and urban Hartford, only a two-hour drive from Boston and New York. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic and complex world. Our five-year strategic plan was approved in May of 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. More information on the plan and the full text of our academic mission can be seen at hartford.edu.

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community that values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates for the tenure track should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with current email address, the names and contact information for three (3) references, and representative publications and writings.

Interested candidates for the clinical/applied track should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with current email address, the names and contact information for three (3) references, and representative contributions to the community and/or the nursing profession, which may include a Master’s thesis.

Please combine materials into a single PDF and send to Daniel DeMaio, Search Committee Chair, Department of Health Sciences & Nursing, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117, ddemaio@hartford.edu, (860) 768-5752. Inquiries are encouraged. Application reviews will begin December 8, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

The candidate offered the position will be required to complete a background check prior to the start of employment.  More information about the College can be found at hartford.edu/ENHP.

The University of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/M/F/D/V.