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Faculty, School of Nursing (Mental Health), Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2023

Salem State University

Last Updated: 11/05/22

Job Description

Overview:
The undergraduate nursing program at Salem State University is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, nine-month contract faculty position in mental health nursing to begin in the Fall 2023. The School of Nursing seeks faculty members who are dedicated to educational excellence, thrive in a student-centered nursing program, and have a strong interest in preparing a nursing workforce ready to meet the many challenges of today’s health care environment.


Collegiality, student success, teaching excellence, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement, and accountability are qualities highly valued in our organization. We seek colleagues who share are values and have a strong desire to be part of our community.


Salem State University values, celebrates and appreciates
diversity in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We welcome you to come celebrate with us and become a member of our community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.


Faculty are expected to contribute to policy and curriculum development in the School of Nursing, and collaborate on all components of the systematic evaluation plan.

Required Qualifications:

A master of science in nursing (MSN); a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience; evidence of expertise in mental health nursing. Candidates must possess or be eligible for Massachusetts RN license.


Preferred Qualifications:

An earned doctoral degree in nursing or a related discipline; evidence of beginning program of research; experience in the development of undergraduate nursing curriculum, knowledge in instructional technologies, program development and evaluation; and experience in and enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic environment with students from diverse backgrounds. Previous teaching experience at the college/university level is strongly preferred.


As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty/librarian ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship/research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas.


Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email eo-hr@salemstate.edu.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online at https://careers-salemstate.icims.com/jobs and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and (unofficial) transcripts.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.


Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.


This position is eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.


Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Salem State University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement.


EEO Statement:

Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.


Please Note:
If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time and additional applications will not be accepted.



Company Details

Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Our Mission Salem State's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development. Our Vision Salem State University will be a premier teaching university that engages students in an inspi...