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Nurse Educator Assistant Professor

Nurse Educator Assistant Professor

Nurse Educator Assistant Professor

Undergraduate Nursing Degree Program/College of Nursing and Health Professions
McNeese State University invites qualified applicants and nominations for the three (3) positions of Nurse Educator Assistant Professor for Undergraduate Nursing Degree Program in the College of Nursing. Positions available are one (1) Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Educator and two (2) Medical Surgical Nurse Educators. These are full time, 9-month, unclassified, tenure-track positions. The appointments begin in Fall 2018.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

The Nurse Educator Assistant Professor, a faculty member in the Undergraduate Nursing Degree Program, has responsibilities that include but are not limited to: administration, teaching, university/community service, and research/scholarly work. Specific duties include: implements University and College policies and procedures; implements the program curricula; participates in curriculum and course planning, implementation, and evaluation; student advisement; mentoring; assists in evaluating clinical settings and experiences related to course and student learning needs; planning clinical experiences for students and evaluating the clinical competence of students; serves on University and College of Nursing committees; participates in the community by offering volunteer services and/or offering consultation and/or in-service education to clinical agencies or community agencies/organizations; and initiates and/or participates in nursing research activities.

Qualifications:

POSITION: PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE EDUCATOR

Required: A Master’s Degree in Nursing or a M.S. or M.N. Degree with a major in nursing. Academic preparation includes degree specialization, specialty coursework, or other preparation sufficient to address the qualifications. At least two years of clinical practice required in the nursing field of expertise. Current, unencumbered licensure in the state of Louisiana.

Preferred: A Doctorate Degree in nursing or related field. Teaching experience in a higher education institution and national certification as a nurse educator (CNE) is preferred.

POSITION: MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSE EDUCATOR

Required: A Doctorate Degree in nursing or related field. Teaching experience in a higher education institution and national certification as a nurse educator (CNE) is preferred. At least two years of clinical practice required in the nursing field of expertise. Current, unencumbered licensure in the state of Louisiana.

Salary:

Salary commensurate with experience.

Deadline:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Application Materials and Contact:

Applicants must send a: Letter of Application, a Curriculum Vita, three Letters of Recommendation, an Unofficial Transcript, and Name and Telephone Number of three Professional References for the application process. Please submit the required documents to:

Kimberly Conway-Pennick, Assistant Professor, and Search Committee Chair
Undergraduate Nursing Degree Program
Box 90415
McNeese State University
Lake Charles, LA 70609
Voice: (337) 475-5999
TDD: (337) 562-4227
kconwaypennick@mcneese.edu

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and al l supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Equal Opportunity Office: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or cdo@mcneese.edu.

Instructional Faculty Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, an official comprehensive course-by-course report and U.S. Equivalency Statement, from World Education Services. The official Credential Evaluation Report and U.S. Equivalency Statement must be submitted directly to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Box 93220, Lake Charles, LA 70609; (337)475-5508. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice and will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.