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Clinical Instructor/Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer (PT or FT .50 -1.0 FTE)(NonTenure Track)Tucson & Phoenix

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Official Transcripts and three letters of reference will be required of candidates selected for further consideration. One letter must be from a present or former supervisor.

Position Details

Position Information

Title Clinical Instructor/Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer (PT or FT .50 -1.0 FTE)(NonTenure Track)Tucson & Phoenix
Department College of Nursing (3301)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

Join our faculty of 130+ at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, located in sunny and beautiful Tucson. Help us deliver the highest quality degree programs to more than 1,000 students (pre-RN licensure to advanced practice/discovery).

We are seeking Non Tenure Track Clinical Scholars to engage in innovative teaching/learning across our programs. These would include our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)(Tucson and Phoenix), Master’s Entry to Professional Nursing (MEPN)(Tucson & Phoenix), and our RN-MS program (on-line).

We are also seeking scholars for our online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, the first in Arizona, has 400 stellar students located throughout the country. Our advanced practice specialties include Family NP, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP, Pediatric NP, Psychiatric Mental Health NP and Nurse Anesthetist.

Program faculty work collaboratively across disciplines to provide a transformative educational environment.

We are able to offer varied FTE depending on the needs of the specific program and the incumbent.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS). Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.

The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes 2015 list of America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the 2016 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by World@Work! For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities

Teaching:

  • Teach and guide students in clinical theory and practical courses related to assigned program.
  • Advise and mentor students across their academic program.
  • Negotiate and grow cooperative relationships with practice leaders at clinical experiential learning sites.
  • Participate in the planning and assessment of our program(s) through faculty governance and quality improvement activities.

Personal Scholarship:

  • Develop and maintain academic excellence through practice-relevant inquiry and knowledge dissemination through publications and presentations.
  • Maintain clinical practice proficiency by engaging in practice, either directly or indirectly.

Citizenship:

  • Engage with faculty, the administrative leadership team, and students in furthering the mission and goals of the College of Nursing.
  • Participate in special projects and faculty governance activities, as needed.
  • There may be additional duties assigned as it relates to this position.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

Rank to be determined by FAPT Committee.
To be considered for each rank minimum requirements:

All ranks:

  • Eligible for entry and advanced licensure in Arizona.
  • Provide evidence/receipt of an Arizona RN license and APRN licensure (if applicable) prior to first day of employment with the College of Nursing.

Clinical Instructor:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing or a related field.
  • Preparation and clinical experience in an nursing practice role.

Lecturer:

  • Must meet Clinical Instructor minimums.
  • 4 years of experience.
  • At least two years of teaching at the baccalaureate or higher level.

Senior Lecturer:

  • Must meet Lecturer minimums.
  • Extensive clinical experience.
  • Extensive teaching experience.
    expertise.
Preferred Qualifications

All programs:

  • Doctoral degree in Nursing or a related field.
  • Experience teaching diverse student populations.
  • National certification in area of clinical.

BSN/MEPN:

  • Previous experience teaching in an entry to practice nursing program.
  • Recent direct or indirect nursing practice experience.

RN-MS:

  • Previous experience teaching in a graduate level nursing program.
  • Experience with on-line teaching methodologies.

DNP:

  • Previous experience teaching in an advanced practice nursing program.
  • Advanced practice in primary or acute care clinical populations.
  • Experience with online teaching methodologies.
  • Record of professional service commensurate with rank.
  • Program of scholarship and scholarly activities commensurate with rank.
Rank To be determined.
Tenure Information
FLSA Exempt
FTE .50 - 1.0
Full Time/Part Time To be determined.
Number of Hours Worked per Week 20 - 40
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F20944
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees
Contact Information for Candidates

Christina Solano
CON-HR-Payroll@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 04/25/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 05/05/2017
Special Instructions Summary

Official Transcripts and three letters of reference will be required of candidates selected for further consideration. One letter must be from a present or former supervisor.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a Master's Degree in nursing or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Will you be able to provide evidence of an Arizona RN license prior to first day of employment with the College of Nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Will you be able to provide evidence of an advanced license prior to first day of employment with the College of Nursing?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts