Multiple probationary tenure-track faculty positions are available in Eau Claire and Marshfield at the rank of Assistant Professor. These are nine month appointments with a start date of either January or August 2013. Summer appointments may be available. Excellent opportunities for research, leadership, clinical practice and professional development are available to faculty at both sites. Engaged teams of students and faculty conduct research through the University student-faculty collaborative research program. Faculty and staff at the University foster student-centered learning, leadership skill development, and a strong shared governance model.
- The faculty role includes teaching in classroom and clinical settings, using on-site and distance education strategies, and engaging in scholarship, service and advising.
- Master's degree in Nursing
- Earned doctorate or substantial progress toward a doctorate; for tenure consideration, doctorate must be completed by the end of the 2nd year of full-time employment.
- Current RN licensure in the United States and eligibility for RN licensure in Wisconsin, with WI RN license required by start of contract
- Teaching ability in both classroom and on-site clinical settings
- Ability to bring diverse perspectives to the department will be considered an asset
- Potential for establishing a record of professional experience, teaching, scholarship, and substantial course work in doctoral program are required for the rank of Assistant Professor. Demonstrated record of professional experience, teaching, scholarship, publication, and earned doctorate are required for the rank of Associate Professor.
- Expertise is sought in the following areas: Advanced Clinical Practice with Adult, Gerontological, and/or Family Nurse Practitioner Certification, Mental/Behavioral Health, and Medical/Surgical Nursing.
The College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers CCNE-accredited BSN and MSN programs to over 800 students. The Department of Nursing offers a traditional BSN program in Eau Claire and Marshfield, WI, a statewide collaborative BSN completion program, an MSN program for those pursuing an Education focus, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. For the DNP, students select a population of focus (adult/gerontologic or family) and role preparation (administration, or advanced clinical practice: nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist). The department is comprised of over 40 full time faculty located at both the Eau Claire and Marshfield sites. Classrooms are connected by live, interactive video. Both distance and on-site programming is provided in the BSN, BSN completion, and MSN programs. The DNP is primarily an online program with on-site immersion days in Eau Claire. As an integral part of a liberal arts-based, comprehensive university, the nursing programs support collaborative relationships among faculty and students in the College, within the University, and in professional and practice communities.
- Letter of application
- Curriculum Vita
- Copies of transcripts
- Contact information for three references
Please submit materials in pdf format.
Apply online at http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers.htm. Click the "Apply Now" button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.
If you have application questions, call or e-mail:
Rosemary Jadack, PhD, RN
Chair of the Department of Nursing
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by October 15, 2012., However, screening may continue until the positions are filled.
A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.
To learn more, visit the Web site: www.uwec.edu/employment