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Special Instructor - Nursing
Oakland University School of Nursing

Job Description: 
The Oakland University School of Nursing is seeking applications for exceptional nurse clinicians and educators for five (5) Special Instructors to meet the needs of growing programs to begin August 15, 2024.

Special Instructors hired into these positions will be expected to teach both undergraduate courses and clinical rotations as well as graduate courses and clinical rotations based on their qualifications.

Candidates must also demonstrate experience with or commitment to diversity and inclusion and developing a diverse faculty and student body.  Recent/current clinical experience and expertise in acute care, maternal child/OB, pediatrics (prefer pediatric acute care NP certification), leadership, psych/mental health nursing (prefer PMH NP certification), simulation, forensic nursing, or adult-geriatric NP (primary care or acute care) desired, but all qualified applicants will be considered.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must hold a current unrestricted Michigan Registered Nurse license or be eligible for Michigan RN licensure if hired; candidates must also hold a certification in a nursing specialty area.
In addition, they will be expected to maintain their certification, and show a commitment to OU, the SON, and professional service.

It is preferred that candidates have a completed doctorate (PhD, DNP, DNSc, etc.) from an accredited university.  Applicants who have completed a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program and university and are enrolled in an accredited doctoral program may be considered.

Previous/current teaching experience in a nursing program is preferred.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate exceptional written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

School/College/Dept Summary:
The School of Nursing offers high quality and accessible education through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs (COA) accredited programs, including:
three BSN tracks (Basic/Traditional, Accelerated Second-Degree, and RN-BSN Completion),
five MSN tracks (Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (NP), Adult-Gerontological Primary Care NP, Family NP, Forensic Nursing, and Clinical Nurse Leader), and
two DNP tracks (Nurse Anesthesia and Post-Master’s DNP).

In addition, the SON offers a Ph.D. program with post-BSN, post-MSN, and post-DNP options.

For more information, visit the School of Nursing website: http://www.oakland.edu/nursing

OU Standard:
The University is located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University offers 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan that is dedicated to building ongoing, collaborative relationships, Oakland University embraces community and civic engagement to enhance the lives of its students and positively impact the broader community. Learn more about Oakland University’s "https://www.oakland.edu/about/ou-mission-and-vision/"and "https://www.oakland.edu/president/initiatives/strategic-plan/".

Special Instructions:
The search will continue until positions are filled. Submit your completed application as soon as possible, applications submitted after January 15, 2024 may not be reviewed if positions have been filled. To apply, upload a curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement on diversity and inclusion, contact information for two professional references, and unofficial transcripts. The diversity statement describes interests or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Eligible applicants will be interviewed during the fall (2023) and winter (2024) semesters.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Toni Glover, Associate Professor/Chair of Faculty Search, at tglover@oakland.edu

Link: https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/29293

EEO: Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
Position: Faculty
Organization: Oakland University School of Nursing
Location: Oakland County,  MI 
United States
Posting Start Date: 10/12/2023
Date Posted: 10/12/2023
Status: This listing expires on: 12/11/2023
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Oakland University School of Nursing

Oakland County,  MI 
United States
Dr. Toni Glover, Associate Professor/Chair of Faculty Search