Clinical Assistant & Associate Professor

Indiana University Northwest   Gary, IN   Full-time     Education
Posted on April 15, 2021

College of Health and Human Services

Indiana University Northwest

School of Nursing Program Position Ad

Indiana University School of Nursing invites applications for two positions for Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor; one is available to start August 1, 2021, the other is available to start as soon as filled. The first Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position is a full-time, 10-month academic position (August 1 start) and FNP Track Coordinator.  The second position is a 75% FTE academic and clinical position in the School of Nursing and the Campus Health and Wellness Center Clinic, which are part of the College of Health and Human Services at Indiana University Northwest. The Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor is a non-tenure-track position.  FNP Track Coordinator focus is on teaching graduate didactic and clinical nursing courses (two per semester) as well as administrative duties required to Coordinate the FNP track in the MSN program. Key working relationships include those with other faculty members, as well as with adjunct faculty/preceptors who administer clinical education at the clinical affiliates. The second position teaches undergraduate and/or graduate courses (one per semester), and serves as the provider in the Campus Health and Wellness Center Clinic serving students, staff, and faculty. Both positions include service responsibilities, which may involve participation at the department, division, campus, and/or community level. The School of Nursing is committed to the values of diversity and inclusion.

One of eight regional campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park. The campus has a diverse population of approximately 4,000 students and offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as postgraduate certificate programs, in a variety of disciplines in arts and sciences, business and economics, education, nursing and health professions, public and environmental health, and social work. It is home to the region’s only medical school and local and nationally top-ranked programs in actuarial science, business, and health information management, among others. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research, and community engagement. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity, and engagement.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Position 1, FNP Track Coordinator and faculty member.  Responsibilities for the position will include teaching graduate didactic and clinical nursing courses; assisting with curricular development, implementation, and evaluation; mentoring students; assisting with administrative oversight of the FNP Track, assisting students to secure clinical placements, and vetting clinical sites for appropriateness.  Community service/shared governance activities are also part of the role.

Position 2, Faculty member and Provider in the Campus Health and Wellness Center Clinic.  Responsibilities include teaching graduate and/or undergraduate nursing courses, assisting with curricular development, implementation, and evaluation; mentoring students; community service/shared governance activities are also part of the role.  Additionally, the Provider in the Clinic will provide primary/episodic care to the campus community.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Rank dependent upon educational preparation and experience.
  • Current or recent clinical practice experience as an FNP; able to practice autonomously

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in nursing
  • Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in Indiana

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous teaching experience

Salary is commensurate with experience and education.

Directions on How to Apply and Application Deadline for Screening Date: Applications must include a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, statement of teaching (statement of research and teaching for tenure-track position) and contact information for three references to include mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone numbers. For best consideration, apply by 03/31/2021; the search will continue until position is filled.