Clinical Assistant Professor

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Nursing

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Teaching in both academic and clinical setting, supervising clinical experiences and engaging in professionally related community service.

Clinical Faculty play a critical role in the professional curricula. They support the University’s mission of providing student-centered, quality education and are committed to the success of our students and the university. This primarily involves teaching effectiveness in a clinical setting and engaging in professionally related community service. This may also include professional development, research and scholarly/creative activities if assigned, institutional service, professional service, student advising and involvement, and supervisory responsibilities as assigned.

Department Overview:

At Boise State University School of Nursing, we prepare nursing students to provide caring, holistic and quality nursing services to diverse populations while also facilitating the development of leadership and interprofessional skills. Our experienced faculty and dedicated staff are focused on academic excellence, high-touch student services, meaningful scholarly pursuits and engagement with our nursing community.

Essential Functions:

The major responsibility of the clinical faculty involves teaching students in both academic and clinical settings, supervising clinical experiences, and engaging in professionally related community service. While they may, they are not required to participate in research or scholarship activities as part of their regular assignment. The essential duties and responsibilities of clinical faculty are assigned by the academic Department Chair or equivalent administrator.

1. Demonstrate effective teaching.
2. Pursue scholarly activities as appropriate for assigned clinical track positions.
3. Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation of the educational program.
4. Participate in development and implementation of standards for admission, progression, and graduation.
5. Participate in the professional mentoring of students.
6. Participate in Program, School, College, and University committees and activities.
7. Provide relevant professional service and/or nursing representation in the community and external to the university, such as in professional associations, boards, journals, etc.
8. Apply appropriate policies and regulations within the University, College, and School.
9. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others within the University, the community, and clinical agencies.
10. Participate in activities promoting personal and professional educational growth.
11. Uphold the Faculty Expectations Policy, which includes commitment to the COHS & SON Shared Values.
12. Apply appropriate teaching methods supported by evidence.
13. Maintain all health requirements required by school and clinical agencies.
14. Appointments are 9 to 11 months, depending on the position and responsibilities. Some evenings/weekends may be included, depending on assigned workload. (9-11 month contracts are paid out over 12 months).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

In accordance with discipline and departmental standards and expectations:

  • Demonstrated advanced level of oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet required attendance and submission deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to create, articulate, and assess course learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in creating course materials (syllabus, handouts, presentations, etc.) which enhance student interest and engagement.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and manage effective grading rubrics for consistent and uniform grading results.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess student educational goals and to create graduation plans based on those goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage effective, friendly, and civil working relationships with staff, faculty, students, alumni, guests, and others at the university.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and abstract thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work while working independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
Minimum Qualifications:

A terminal degree appropriate for the field is desired for Clinical Faculty members, but consideration is extended to individuals with an advanced degree and/ or substantial applied experience and achievement in their profession. Assistant Clinical Professors must have at least an advanced degree, have demonstrated experience in a clinical area, and have some teaching experience. Clinical Faculty members must hold appropriate certification/licensure/registration in their disciplines.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree required for Clinical track in Nursing.
    • Appropriate clinical certification (where required).
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in Idaho or Nursing compact states; by starting date of employment.
  • Competence in a specific clinical practice area(s).
  • Technologically competent; able to use technology to deliver effective education.
  • Two (2) years of full-time experience as a Clinical Faculty member are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Online or Hybrid teaching experience.
  • Undergraduate and/or Graduate level teaching experience.
  • Nursing experiences within the areas of Obstetrics, Neonatal Care, and Pediatrics.
Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.

Required Application Materials:

Applications are accepted through this job announcement only (not via email or other methods). Include with your application a CV/resume that includes employment history (including dates) and a cover letter that describes your interest and qualifications for the position. Please also include a list of three professional references and their contact information. Please include teaching evaluations demonstrating teaching effectiveness.

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

 

 

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