Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Community Health Nursing
Department of Nursing
College of Health Professions
Applications are being accepted for one full-time, non-tenure-track position at the level of Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor in Community Health Nursing at the Towson University campus at the University System of Maryland’s regional center located in Hagerstown, Maryland.
A January 27, 2014 start date is highly preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Towson University offers excellent fringe benefits including leave, health and life insurance options, pension plan, and tuition-waived education for employees and immediate family.
Primary responsibilities include high-quality teaching in clinical and classroom settings and academic advising for the undergraduate nursing program. Maintaining clinical excellence through a range of scholarly activities related to the position, and service to the University and community are also position responsibilities.
The successful candidate is expected to possess a high level of clinical expertise, strong commitment to excellence in teaching and advising, and demonstrate a productive or potential for a productive scholarship program. A master’s degree in nursing with expertise in Community Health Nursing is required. Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Maryland is required. Three years of recent experience in practice related to Community Health Nursing, as well as experience in clinical teaching in nursing are required. Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations is preferred. Candidates who wish to be considered for the Clinical Associate Professor rank must meet all Towson University requirements for this role.
The Department of Nursing is a CCNE accredited program with approximately 400 undergraduate students. In addition, the department offers a master’s program with a concentration in nursing education and a post-baccalaureate certificate in nursing education. The master’s program has over 100 students enrolled. The Department’s faculty is engaged in a number of collaborative program offerings on and off-campus and support the innovative use of technology and program formats. The Department of Nursing operates a component of the nursing program at the University System of Maryland’s Regional Center in Hagerstown. This regional system center offers undergraduate and graduate programs from the respective universities within the Maryland system. Towson University Department of Nursing offers its undergraduate and graduate nursing programs in a state-of-the-art facility, in downtown Hagerstown.
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
A completed application should include a letter of application, current curriculum vita, three current letters of recommendation and an official graduate transcript. Additional supporting materials may be requested from finalists. Address to:
Dr. Kimberly Christopher, Chairperson
Department of Nursing
Linthicum Hall #301A
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary online applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.