Employment Opportunities


AUBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING

Associate Dean for Research
Associate/Full Professor

The School of Nursing at Auburn University, located in Auburn, Alabama, invites applications for the Associate Dean for Research. The Associate Dean for Research position is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced researcher with leadership/administrative experience to influence health care through nursing and interdisciplinary research. This is a full-time 12-month, tenured/tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending on experience and qualifications.

The Associate Dean for Research reports directly to the Dean and represents the School of Nursing to internal and external constituencies to promote, facilitate, and disseminate research/scholarship activities. The successful candidate must possess research leadership skills, interdisciplinary collaboration experience, administrative ability, and interpersonal skills that enable working across multiple disciplines that address priority issues and funding opportunities in the research community.

Auburn University is a land-grant institution with a multicultural student enrollment of over 26,000 and is located in east-central Alabama near several large metropolitan areas (e.g., Montgomery and Birmingham, AL; Atlanta and Columbus, GA). The University provides instruction in approximately 70 academic departments and maintains graduate research and public service programs. The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine campus is located in Auburn and provides additional opportunities for research, teaching, and outreach collaborations.

The School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and offers baccalaureate and graduate programs with Primary Care Practitioner and Nurse Educator track options.   Implementation of the RN to BSN and DNP programs are scheduled to be completed by Fall Semester, 2017.  The School of Nursing will move into their new state-of-the-art 89,000 square foot building in 2017 with classes beginning Fall Semester. The new building has a designated Research Suite within the Administrative Wing that will support the school’s research infrastructure. Strategic research priorities in the School of Nursing include interdisciplinary collaboration targeting health disparities, health promotion/disease prevention, and innovation in teaching.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a research doctorate (Ph.D or equivalent) in nursing or a health-related discipline. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievement and external research funding in nursing and/or interdisciplinary health science research.

Desired Qualifications: Ph.D in Nursing is desired, but not essential. Administrative skills in managing research projects, experience in identifying funding opportunities, and developing interdisciplinary partnerships are desirable. The proven ability to mentor junior and midlevel faculty to successful research and scholarly activities is preferred.

Candidates must meet eligible requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; must have excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Review of applicants will begin September 12, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.  Candidates should use the following link to apply:

http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/1842

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN EEO/VET/DISABILITY EMPLOYER

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY

Associate Dean, School of Nursing

 

Auburn University School of Nursing invites applications from accomplished, innovative education leaders for consideration as the Associate Dean for Academics.  This is a full-time 12-month, tenured/tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending on experience and qualifications. 

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2016 edition of U.S. News and World Report, it was ranked 46th among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees. Its 2015 enrollment of 27,287 students includes 21,786 undergraduates and 5,501 post baccalaureate students. There are 1,216 instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs. Auburn University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus.

Auburn University is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreational facilities and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama. The Auburn-Opelika metropolitan statistical area has a population of 140,000, excellent public school systems, a regional medical center and the distinction of being recognized as one of the “best small towns in America”. 

The School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and offers baccalaureate and graduate programs with Primary Care Practitioner and Nurse Educator options.  Implementation of the RN to BSN and DNP programs are scheduled to begin Fall 2017.  The School of Nursing will move into their new state-of-the-art 89,000 square foot building in Summer 2017, with classes beginning Fall Semester.  The Associate Dean of the School of Nursing will be a critical member of the School’s academic leadership team to support these initiatives.

Responsibilities

The Associate Dean for Academics is responsible for all matters broadly related to academic programs.  Reporting to the Dean of the School of Nursing, the Associate Dean provides leadership and direction to the School’s instructional mission, is responsible for program assessment, and is expected to provide reports for internal and external audiences, including the Alabama Board of Nursing, SACS and CCNE.  The Associate Dean is responsible for the scheduling of classes in the major, for teaching assignments, and for the annual evaluation of the clinical faculty.  S/he works closely with the dean, the director of the graduate program, the admissions staff and the development staff to realize the strategic goals of the School. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires an earned doctorate in nursing or a relevant discipline and master’s degree in Nursing.  Must have a teaching and scholarly record meriting appointment at the Associate or Full Professor rank in an academic unit within a School/College of Nursing; excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated effective problem solving skills; demonstrated performance in making sound, independent judgments; positive record of advising and mentoring students; demonstrated understanding of the needs of students who differ from each other with respect to culture, gender, and age; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and collegially with faculty, staff, students and administrators.  Must have strong research evidenced by publications in leading academic journals.  Must be eligible for Alabama RN license and must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with successful experience coordinating or administering academic programs are preferred.

 

Applicant Process:

Review of application materials will begin 04/20/2017  and continue until a qualified candidate is selected and recommended for appointment.  Candidates should use the following link to apply;

                                                                                                                                 

http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2125

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer

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                   AUBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING

EAGLES CENTER COORDINATOR, CLINICAL TRACK FACULTY

The School of Nursing at Auburn University, located in Auburn, Alabama is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of the Engaging Active Group Learning Environments in Simulation (EAGLES) Center Coordinator.  The successful candidate will be appointed to a full-time 12 month non-tenure track position (Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor) depending upon experience and qualifications. 

Responsibilities include but not limited to;

  • Contribute to the visioning of AUSON clinical simulation activities
  • Maintain current practice standards related to simulation methodologies
  • Support training for faculty in simulation methodologies
  • Maintain and manage supplies, equipment, and set-up of simulation labs
  • Maintain and monitor the simulation lab database, generate and run reports as needed
  • Work collaboratively with the Nursing Resource Center (NRC) Coordinator to support day-to-day lab operations
  • Train in the operation of all mannequins, simulators, and simulation equipment
  • Work cooperatively with administrators, faculty, staff and students to provide a conducive learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students

Minimum Qualifications:  Masters degree in Nursing, current clinical skills and simulation experience.  Must be eligible for Alabama RN License and have strong organizational and computer skills and be able to communicate effectively.

Desired Qualifications:  Doctorate in Nursing or related field. 

Candidates must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Review of applicants will begin April 28, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Candidates should use the following link to apply;

 

http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2181

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN EEO/VET/DISABILITY EMPLOYER

 

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