The Department of Nursing invites applications for a 0.75 Assistant Professor (rolling contract) position to teach in the College for Adults (CfA) BSN Program section beginning Spring 2020. Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and FTE appointment.
The CfA section of the BSN is offered for diverse adult learners and is designed to embrace multicultural and social justice perspectives on health and healing. The purpose of the program is to advance the study, understanding, and professional practice of the discipline of nursing. Holistic nursing embraces multicultural healing perspectives alongside Western medicine to advance health and healing for all.
The BSN program is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing, accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and endorsed in holistic nursing by the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC). A holistic approach and compassionate attitude supports students as they matriculate at St. Catherine University.
Responsibilities: The selected candidate will have responsibilities teaching (classroom, online, and in the clinical setting) and will engage in scholarship and service per University guidelines.
Applicants should demonstrate their love for teaching; be passionate about working with diverse colleagues, students, and populations; understand the importance of interprofessional education; and be committed to the scholarship of teaching. Situated in the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health with over 32 health profession programs, the Department of Nursing provides a fertile ground for teaching and interprofessional practice. The nursing community at St. Catherine University is vibrant and dynamic, with a commitment to educating nurses at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels to be excellent and reflective practitioners, fierce advocates for social justice, and visionary leaders who will improve the health care system.
The Department of Nursing offers a unique environment that warmly welcomes and inspires diverse faculty members to excel as teachers and scholars. Faculty members and students feel at home within the nursing community. Faculty members are inspired to excellence because the department fosters quality.
To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply. Applicants may also visit the university’s Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall, Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter, CV, and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide three references. Official transcripts and a background check will be required for employment. For more information, contact Dr. Michael Graham, CfA BSN Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application review begins immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
Required qualifications: Master’s degree in nursing required; Doctoral degree in nursing (DNP, PhD, DNS) or closely related discipline preferred. The candidate must demonstrate eligibility for RN licensure in the State of Minnesota. Nursing experience in the medical-surgical practice area is required; didactic or clinical teaching of prelicensure students is preferred.
St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the University’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.
Internal Number: 20190032-FAC
About St. Catherine University
St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.