Visiting Assistant Professor, Nursing

University of Southern Mississippi

United States

June 10, 2022

Description

Visiting Assistant Professor, Nursing

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor, Nursing.

Position Details

Location Hattiesburg

118 College Drive Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001 United States Division Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice Position Type Faculty Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Posting Close Date Open Until Filled

Job Summary The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, 9-month Visiting Assistant Professor position in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, School of Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice. This 9-month, visiting faculty position requires teaching graduate and/or undergraduate-level courses in the College, mentoring students, and providing service to the school, college, university, and professional organizations. Qualified applicants with teaching/practice experience as a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and/or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) are welcome to apply.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and teach graduate courses and potentially upper-level undergraduate courses.
  • Contribute broadly to our thriving graduate and undergraduate nursing programs.
  • Mentor/advise graduate students. Possess a passion to educate graduate students.
  • Supervise nurse practitioner students and clinical faculty in the clinical setting (e.g., monitor clinical hours, approve preceptors, maintain clinical contracts) as needed.
  • Develop and maintain syllabi, lesson plans, and more for each course taught.
  • Adhere to the clinical and class schedules as posted.
  • Follow the policies of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the School of Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice and/or the School of Professional Nursing Practice and affiliate clinical sites.
  • Turn in course specific documentation as scheduled.
  • Communicate course requirements to students in a timely manner.
  • Available to assigned students for support and course advising including exams, required remediation, and summative evaluations.
  • Collaborate with the Course Coordinator to plan, implement, and evaluate each course offering to maintain quality and effectiveness.
  • Attend scheduled program, school, college, and university meetings.
  • Provide service to the school, college, university, and professional organization.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • The successful candidate(s) will possess an earned doctorate in nursing or related discipline.
  • Applicants must have 3 years' clinical experience.
  • Candidates must hold an unencumbered license to practice nursing in the State of Mississippi, meet all requirements of the affiliated clinical agencies, and satisfy a criminal background check.
  • Successful candidates must have, or have the potential for, a strong program of scholarship appropriate to their experience and rank.
  • Salary and appointment to Assistant Professor will be commensurate with qualifications and experience appropriate for that rank.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Evidence of current American Heart Association CPR training
  • Evidence of yearly tuberculin skin tests and other required immunizations as per nursing program policy and/or agency requirements.
  • Evidence of ten continuing education units annually
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Canvas, Medatrax, and other related educational platforms.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds, programs, and colleges.
  • Uphold the mission and values of the USM College of Nursing and Health Professions.
  • Preferred Qualifications Preference for applicants with certification as a Family or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

    Supervisory Responsibilities Will frequently supervise College of Nursing and Health Professions students. May supervise graduate assistants or student workers.

    About The University of Southern Mississippi The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www. usm.edu.

    As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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