Shepherd University seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track faculty appointment in a medical/surgical nursing and/or population health specialty. Faculty will have the opportunity to teach across the curriculum at the Undergraduate (BSN) and at the Graduate levels in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs. As a member of the faculty, the appointee will be expected to contribute to teaching, service and scholarship.
The faculty member may be called upon to teach in a distance-learning mode and is expected to develop web-enhanced and/or web-based instruction. Specific assignments are dependent upon school needs. Specific teaching responsibilities include student clinical evaluations, academic advising, and teaching didactic, seminar, and laboratory settings. Additional faculty responsibilities include participation on and chairing school committees and engagement in university service activities at all levels.
An earned doctorate in nursing (PhD or DNP) or a related field (progress in a doctorate program considered) in addition to a master’s degree in nursing and an unencumbered license to practice nursing in West Virginia are required for nurse faculty. Candidates without an earned doctorate will be eligible for tenure-track status upon completion of the doctorate degree.
Recent experience in caring for patients in acute care and community settings specifically at the entry into practice level. Recent teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program.