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Special Instructor
The Oakland University School of Nursing is seeking applications for an exceptional nurse clinician and educator for the rank of Special Instructor to begin August 15, 2020. Applicants will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses dependent on their qualifications. Candidates will have completed a master’s or doctorate (PhD, DNP, DNSc etc.) from an accredited university and hold a certification in a specialty area. Clinical experience and expertise in mental health nursing, medical/surgical nursing, maternal/child or advanced practice certification in acute care is desirable, but all qualified applicants will be considered. Teaching experience is expected and preferred. Candidates must be able to demonstrate exceptional written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Faculties hired into the position are expected to teach, maintain certification, and show a commitment to service. Candidates must demonstrate experience with and/or commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates will have minimally completed a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program and university. Nursing doctorate preparation desired. Applicants must have a current, unrestricted RN License and must obtain a Michigan RN license if hired.

School/College/Dept Summary:
The School of Nursing offers high quality and accessible education through CCNE accredited programs, including basic BSN, RN-BSN, BSN 2nd degree, DNP in nurse anesthesia, MSN family nurse practitioner, MSN adult-gerontology nurse practitioner, MSN forensic nursing, and a post-master’s DNP. A new PhD in nursing program was launched in fall 2019.

Creating and maintaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus is a strategic priority for Oakland University. To this end, we are seeking applications from individuals who are interested in and committed to supporting our Diversity Equity and Inclusion institutional values. It is the policy of Oakland University that there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, disability, creed, sexual orientation, veteran status or other prohibited factors in employment, admissions, educational programs or activities.

Oakland University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, is committed to compliance with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to Oakland University, Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Oakland Center, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401

OU Standard:
Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

Special Instructions:
To apply, upload a curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for two professional references and unofficial transcripts. Candidates will additionally provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest 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. Questions may be directed to Dr. Kristen Munyan, kmunyan@oakland.edu.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
Position: Special Instructor
Organization: Oakland University
Location: Rochester,  MI 
United States
Posting Start Date: 1/22/2020
Date Posted: 1/22/2020
Status: This listing expires on: 3/22/2020
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Organization Information
Oakland University

Rochester,  MI 
United States
Dr. Kristen Munyan