Clinical Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Nursing, College of Health Sciences

The School of Nursing at Boise State University invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor position.  The primary 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 successful candidate will have a background in nurse education, competence in a specific clinical practice area.  Preferred area of focus or experience for this position is in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Candidates should also be technologically competent and able to use technology to deliver effective education.

The ideal start date for this position is January 2023 or August 2023. This position is location specific to the Boise State University campus and requires teaching in the pre-license BS program. Clinical faculty generally teach 12 hours of didactic and clinical/lab/simulation courses, or 80% of the allotted workload per semester, with the remaining time devoted toward research and service.

About Us:

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. In addition to our pre-license program, we offer an online RN-BS, an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner (MS), and a DNP in Leadership. We house an accredited Simulation Center that produces a robust program of research. The School also has multiple long-standing partnerships with local healthcare and community agencies that provide opportunities for innovative scholarship and teaching opportunities. 

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about faculty careers at Boise State and the City of Boise.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree required for Clinical track in Nursing.

    • Appropriate clinical certification (where required).

    • A baccalaureate prepared nurse who is accepted or enrolled into a graduate program could also be accepted.

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Online or hybrid teaching experience.

  • Experience teaching with simulation.

  • Experience creating experiential learning activities in the skills lab.

  • Undergraduate and/or Graduate level teaching experience.

  • Nursing experiences within the areas of Medical-Surgical Nursing. 

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. 

Application Materials:

Please submit all application materials via Boise State Career Site.  Be sure to include with your application the following materials:

  • CV/Resume that includes employment history (with dates).

  • Cover letter that describes your interest in and qualifications for the position.

  • Teaching evaluations demonstrating teaching effectiveness, if applicable.

  • Statement about teaching philosophy.

  • Contact information for 3 professional references.

Position will remain open until filled.  Applications are being reviewed as received.


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