The Widener University School of Nursing is searching for a full-time, non-tenure track, 10- month position on the Chester Campus beginning in Spring or Fall of 2024 to teach in our undergraduate nursing program. The ideal candidate will have a student-centered approach to teaching with a focus on mentorship, inclusivity, and academic excellence.
The School of Nursing, accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and recognized by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence, is known for its collegial and supportive faculty environment. We offer a comprehensive faculty mentorship program, opportunities for faculty development, and exceptional opportunities for engagement both within the School of Nursing and at the university.
Primary responsibilities include designing, delivering and evaluating evidence-based teaching strategies to ensure student outcomes for undergraduate students, mentoring/advising, engaging in service to the university, School of Nursing and community and contributing to the creation of an environment that promotes diversity, inclusivity, growth, equality, and freedom of speech.
Required qualifications are master’s degree in nursing, licensure as a registered nurse, and eligibility for licensure in Pennsylvania or a multistate nursing license; a minimum of three (3) years of nursing practice and one (1) year of academic or clinical teaching experience in practice. Clinical teaching experience may also include preceptor and staff development experience.
Preferred qualifications are Earned Research Doctorate for tenure-track or Practice Doctorate for clinical track (eligible for appointment as an Assistant Professor), Certification as a Nurse Educator (CNE), and certification in area of specialty. Experience in psychiatric/mental health is a plus.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Widener University is committed to fostering an inclusive community in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or status as a protected veteran.
Widener University requires all prospective employees to provide proof of taking the primary vaccination series against COVID-19 prior to employment or apply and be approved for a medical/religious exemption. Offers may be rescinded if the new employee does not provide proof of taking the primary vaccination series in a timely manner.
Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law Schools located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the university, please visit our website at www.widener.edu.