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Assistant Professor - Solomont School of Nursing
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Date Posted Sep. 11, 2019
Title Assistant Professor - Solomont School of Nursing
University University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell, MA, United States
Department Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Nursing - Administration
    Nursing - General
    Health Sciences - General

Assistant Professor - Solomont School of Nursing

University of Massachusetts Lowell

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing seeks a full-time tenure-track faculty member. We seek applicants who have had or anticipate a trajectory of scholarly productivity. Recent graduates who intend to pursue research or experienced faculty who have established programs of research are welcome to apply.


•Research doctorate in nursing or a related field from an accredited institution. Candidates with a doctorate in a field other than nursing must have a master’s degree in nursing.
•An active RN license; a Massachusetts RN license is required prior to the start of the employment.
•Teaching or teaching assistant experience in higher education.
•A beginning program of research and a plan for continuing their research.
•Expertise in acute care, mental health or medical-surgical nursing.
•Evidence of academic teaching experience in four-year University/College institutions is preferred.
•Publication in peer-reviewed journals is preferred.
•Ability to work with diverse populations, and excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include the following documents with your application:
•Cover letter
•Teaching statement/philosophy
•Research statement to include research interest and future plan
•Names and contact information of three references

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

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Solomont School of Nursing Overview:

A growing and dynamic school established in 1968, the Solomont School of Nursing enrolls over 550 nursing students in BSN, RN to BSN, Master’s, Doctorate of Nursing Practice and PhD in Nursing programs and has 26 full-time faculty members. Faculty have diverse interests and conduct research in the areas of gerontology, geropsychiatric nursing, adult health, occupational health, pediatrics, nurse workforce and women’s health.

The Solomont School of Nursing evolved from a department of nursing in 2014 and is located within the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences. The Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences is a dynamic, growing College that prepares professionals and scientists in a wide range of health science fields. In addition to the Solomont School of Nursing, the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences offers baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in several health related disciplines including pharmaceutical sciences, public health, exercise science, physical therapy, biomedical sciences, nutrition and exercise science. The College is a leader in interprofessional education, research and practice opportunities for faculty and students. Faculty research within the Zuckerberg College ranges from the lab bench to clinical interventions and community projects. Research programs with significant funding and vibrant community partnerships and engagement opportunities enrich and support our educational programs. Opportunities for research linkages exist with other UMass Lowell Colleges, nationally and internationally renowned Boston based health centers and research centers, and across the 5-campus UMass system.

UMass Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in these areas.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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