The School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a full-time, Tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Department of Nursing beginning September, 2017. The ideal candidate seeks an academic career in a comprehensive college that emphasizes teaching and learning in a teacher-scholar model. The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will include effective teaching in classroom and clinical settings. Full-time teaching load is three courses per semester. Additional responsibilities include scholarship within the discipline, professional development, service on committees, and advising.
◾Earned Doctoral degree required in nursing or related field.
◾Master’s degree in nursing.
◾Expertise in a nursing specialty/clinical population area.
◾Minimum of one-year full-time faculty level didactic and clinical Practice teaching experience.
◾Certification or experience and education in a specialty area e.g., Adult Health Gerontology, Community/Public Health, Pediatric, and/or Clinical Nurse Leaders (CNL).
◾A track record of scholarship including publication.
◾Demonstration of a strong research agenda in health, pedagogy, or related areas, be committed to engaging undergraduate students in research and be prepared to pursue internal and external funding opportunities.
◾Additional experience in clinical simulation, and/or clinical microsystems, or student-faculty research is a plus.
Founded in 1855, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), ranked one of the 100 Best Colleges to Work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education, is a highly selective, comprehensive, residential institution recognized as one of the outstanding public colleges in the country. TCNJ has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its nearly 6,000 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron’s 75 "Most Competitive" American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in nursing, education and English. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter – an honor shared by less than 10% of colleges and universities nationally.
A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ’s seven schools – Arts & Communication; Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of NYC and Philadelphia. The College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. The School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science is comprised of two departments: Nursing and Health and Exercise Science.
The School enrolls about 600 undergraduate majors across two nationally accredited programs, and offers the degrees of BSN, MSN, and BS in Public Health. There are 13 full-time nursing faculty lines, approximately 300 undergraduate students, and 40 graduate students. Aspirant goals for nursing include developing enhanced learning experiences through honors, research, global experiences, and interdisciplinary coursework. Nursing programs offered at TCNJ include: BSN, RN to BSN, MSN, and Post-MSN certificate. Masters options include Clinical Nurse Leader Nurse Practitioner tracks in adult-gero, family, and neonatal, and School Nursing. For more information, visit www.tcnj.edu.
To apply, please send a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae including didactic and clinical teaching experience, scholarship and publications, a statement of teaching and research interests, and names and contact information (addresses, emails, and telephone numbers) for three references to: Search Committee, Assistant/Associate Professor Nursing, The College of New Jersey, PO Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718 or e-mail: JOBS@tcnj.edu (subject line: Assistant/Associate Professor Nursing).
Applications will be considered until the position is filled but those received by March 30, 2017 will be given full consideration.
The College of New Jersey is an Affirmative-Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.