The UMass Lowell Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing seek 1 full-time, non-tenure track faculty members at the rank of clinical assistant professor. All faculty in the School are expected to engage in service to the School and College. This position requires an on campus presence and faculty are expected to be present and engaged with the campus community. We seek applicants recognized for teaching expertise, clinical scholarship, ability to work with diverse populations, and excellent oral and written communication skills. The appointment is scheduled to begin September 2024.
About UMass Lowell:
The University of Massachusetts Lowell, located about 25 miles northwest of Boston in the high-tech corridor of Massachusetts, is a diverse tier-1 public research university enrolling more than 17,000 students. Approximately 44% of undergraduates identify as students of color and 45% are first-generation college students. UMass Lowell has experienced dramatic growth in research funding, total endowments, and student enrollment over the past eight years, and was recently ranked the #1 public university in Massachusetts by the Wall Street Journal. It is a Carnegie Classification Doctoral University – Higher Research Activity and conducts more than $95 million in sponsored research annually. Faculty at UMass Lowell collaborate with clinical sites and researchers in Boston and surrounding areas.
Solomont School of Nursing Overview:
A growing and dynamic school established in 1968, the Solomont School of Nursing enrolls approximately 600 nursing students in the Baccalaureate, Master’s, DNP and PhD in Nursing programs and has 19 full-time faculty members. Faculty have diverse interests and conduct research in the areas of health disparities, correctional worker health, occupational health, pediatrics, and women’s health.
The Solomont School of Nursing 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 that also include biomedical, pharmaceutical and nutritional sciences, physical therapy and kinesiology, and public health. 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. The College is a leader in interprofessional education, research and practice opportunities for faculty and students. Opportunities for research linkages exist with other UMass Lowell Colleges, 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.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
- Candidates must hold an earned clinical doctorate in nursing (DNP), or a research doctorate in nursing (PhD) 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.
- Candidates must hold an active, unencumbered RN license and a Massachusetts RN license is required prior to the start of the employment
- RN experience in the United States
- Teaching experience in four-year University/College institutions
Other Qualifications (Strongly Preferred):
- Family nurse practitioner (FNP) with experience in pediatrics or behavioral mental health or Adult gerontologic nurse practitioner (AGNP) with a wide range of experience with the adult and older populations
- Active, national APRN certification
Additional Considerations (Preferred):
- Previous and recent publications in peer-reviewed journals
- Previous regional or national publications
- Active involvement/leadership in national organizations
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
Please submit the following required documents with your application:
- Curriculum Vita
- Cover Letter
- Teaching statement/philosophy
- Writing sample or publication
- Names and contact information for three references will be required at the time of application. One reference must be/have been a supervisor.