Job Details

Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 5011404
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Deans - Health


School of Nursing Assistant Dean of Prelicensure Programs & Open Rank Clinical Faculty

About the Opportunity

About Northeastern

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations-in Boston; Arlington, Charlotte, North Carolina; Miami; London; Oakland; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant-are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

The Northeastern comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs- in a variety of on-campus and online formats-leads to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

The Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 250 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

The School of Nursing in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University has developed a research-intensive/teaching/learning environment for students and faculty. Creating an environment where students thrive begins with the faculty. Faculty of the School of Nursing is a diverse and committed group of professionals who are highly qualified, nationally known, and characterized by a range of experiences in nursing practice, research, and education that reflect an extensive degree of excellence. The ultimate goal is to advance the School of Nursing's position to one of the nation's top research schools of nursing.

The wide range of programs offered by the School of Nursing from baccalaureate through DNP and PhD degrees highlights the responsiveness of the School to the healthcare needs of individuals and communities in the state, nation, and globally. The School of Nursing is committed to co-creating an environment conducive to incubating innovative ideas and strategies aimed at creating a more dignified patient-family-centered healthcare system.

About the opportunity

The School of Nursing invites applications for an Assistant Dean of Prelicensure Programs with a faculty appointment as an assistant, associate or full clinical professor. This position is a full-time, benefits-eligible, 52-week position with a starting date of summer/fall, 2024 or until the position is filled.

Responsibilities

The Assistant Dean, Prelicensure Programs for the School of Nursing has responsibility for the School's undergraduate, prelicensure academic programs. The Assistant Dean reports directly to the School of Nursing Dean/Associate Dean in the Bouve College of Health Sciences. The Assistant Dean is responsible for oversight of the strategic direction, vision, leadership, undergraduate curriculum, regulatory compliance and quality improvement process for the undergraduate programs. The incumbent approves the hiring of part-time didactic and clinical faculty and oversees the evaluation process of faculty responsible for undergraduate education. The Assistant Dean will take the lead on program reviews and American Associate of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) accreditation and annual program evaluations as well as the oversight of the undergraduate programs catalog and enrollment activities. The Assistant Dean is integral to supporting and carrying out the strategic plan of the School, College and University in relation to professional and interprofessional initiatives, mentorship of faculty, faculty scholarship, and service.

Qualifications

Qualifications require a degree in nursing and earned doctorate in nursing, education, public health, or other related field by the start date of the appointment, eligibility for an unrestricted RN licensure in Massachusetts, proven teaching excellence in undergraduate nursing, and demonstrated excellence and commitment to supporting a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate should possess effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with proven leadership experience in a major academic setting; experience in preparation in teaching and learning principles including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation. The incumbent should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in curriculum development and an understanding of nursing accreditation standards.

Additional Information

Bouve College of Health Sciences has a continuing commitment to ensuring equity and respect in our research collaborations, classrooms, and community. Successful faculty in the Bouve College of Health Science will be dynamic and innovative scholars with a record of research and teaching excellence and a commitment to improved equity, diversity, and inclusion. Thus, strong candidates for this faculty position will have the expertise, knowledge, and skills to build their research, pedagogy, and curriculum in ways that reflect and enhance this commitment. Interested candidates should apply here with a cover letter with contact information for three references, a curriculum vita that includes a list of publications, and separate written statements addressing each of the following prompts:

Teaching statement:

Please summarize your past instructional and mentorship experiences, your pedagogical philosophy, your plans/goals for teaching in the Bouve College of Health Sciences (including roles in existing and proposed courses), and your strategies for teaching and mentoring a diverse cohort of undergraduate and graduate students.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and Belonging Statement:

Please provide a statement of your contributions to diversity that describes your past experience, activities, and future plans to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, justice and belonging in your teaching, research, and service. Your statement should demonstrate an understanding of the barriers facing marginalized communities in your field and be in alignment with Northeastern's mission to reflect the diversity of the societies in which it maintains campuses and meet the educational needs and interests of its diverse population. Some faculty candidates may not have substantial past activities. If that is the case, we recommend focusing on future plans in your statement.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

Position Type

Academic

Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


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