School of Nursing - Open Rank Term Faculty

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Sep 17, 2021
Closes
Oct 30, 2021
Ref
FAC8304
Function
Nurse
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Open Rank Term Faculty, School of Nursing

The George Mason University, School of Nursing invites applications for two full-time, 9-month, term faculty positions at the academic rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Our faculty aspires to contribute to the health of all populations through innovative and impactful education, research, practice, and service. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the the College of Health and Human Services:

The School of Nursing is situated in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), along with the department of Global and Community Health, Health Administration and Policy, Nutrition and Food Studies and Social Work, and is home to more than 1,900 undergraduate and 950 graduate students and 140 faculty and staff. CHHS is transitioning to become the first College of Public Health in the State of Virginia. Further information about the College may be found at: https://chhs.gmu.edu.

About the School of Nursing:

The School currently enrolls over 700 students, with Baccalaureate and Master's programs and both a Doctoral of Nursing Practice (DNP) program that includes advanced practice nursing concentrations in family practice, psychiatric mental health, and adult gerontology, as well as administration and a PhD in Nursing program. Further information about the School may be found at: https://nursing.gmu.edu.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, teaching and evaluating curriculum across undergraduate and graduate programs;
  • Mentoring, advising and evaluating students;
  • Facilitating experiential learning in the simulation lab;
  • Engaging with clinical and community-based partners;
  • Pursuing professional service that advances the School's mission;
  • Participating in faculty governance.


Required Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in Nursing (DNP or PhD) or health-related field;
  • An unencumbered Virginia Registered Nurse license, or eligibility to obtain upon employment;
  • Expertise in effectively teaching in higher education;
  • Experience with distance learning in an online environment;
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Commitment to supporting a culture of inclusion and diversity;
  • Minimum of 3 years nursing experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current, unencumbered Virginia Nurse Practitioner license and national certification, and license to Prescribe;
  • Experience with simulation;
  • History of precepting nursing undergraduate and/or graduate students in clinical settings;
  • Engaged in current nursing practice.


Applicants must apply for position number F358Az using https://jobs.gmu.edu. Applications must include: (1) a cover letter describing the applicant's qualifications and interest in the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a short teaching statement (2 paragraphs); (4) a diversity statement (as Other doc) (2 paragraphs) and (5) a list of three professional references with contact information.

Diversity Statement Prompt:

Have you worked with any individuals as a colleague or in a teaching, mentorship or advisory capacity who are from marginalized groups? If so, how did you help them identify and overcome barriers to success? Think about your experience with supporting technology, mentorship, teaching or tutoring, advising, and community mentorship. (No more than 2 paragraphs).

Please note:

Those selected for a final round interviews, will need to provide 3 reference letters prior to the final rounds of interviews taking place. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Only complete electronic applications submitted using jobs.gmu.edu will be reviewed. An offer of employment is contingent upon background verification.

For additional questions about the posted position, search process and/or the University, please contact Melanie Yousefi, Search Committee Chair, at myousefi@gmu.edu.

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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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