University of Hartford

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Nursing (MSN/BSN)(2023-2024)


Tenure Information:

Rank: Assistant Professor

Job Description
The College of
Education, Nursing and Health Professions at the University of Hartford invites applications for a full-time position in Nursing beginning
Fall 2023. This is a ten (10) month position for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor.

Essential Job Duties
We are seeking
applicants to teach in our MSN and our pre-licensure BSN program. There also will be opportunities to teach in our innovative, University
Interdisciplinary Studies (UIS) curriculum.The ideal candidate for Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Nursing will demonstrate expertise in
baccalaureate and graduate nursing education, including some experience in leading/coordinating programs or tracks within a program.
Additionally, candidates will demonstrate clinical practice knowledge and experience. Active scholarly research with peer-reviewed
publications, presentations, or other accomplishments in Nursing is expected for successful tenure and promotion. A demonstrated commitment
to equity, inclusion, and working with diverse individuals, groups, and communities is required.All faculty are expected to actively
participate in departmental and College committees, advise students, contribute to student recruitment and retention, and actively
collaborate with the department chair, faculty and staff as well as clinical partners to effectively deliver the academic program.
Additionally, faculty are responsible for course development and curriculum design and assessment to ensure compliance with all curricular
content-related to AACN and CCNE standards. Applicants should describe in their letter of intent how their teaching and/or scholarship, will
advance intercultural competence in all students and describe how their scholarship contributes to diverse communities.Candidates are
encouraged to describe any particular expertise in curriculum development related to equity, diversity, and social justice in

Required Qualifications
RequiredAn earned PhD, DNP or EdD is required. Candidates with degrees in progress are
encouraged to apply if completion is guaranteed by August 16, 2023. An active license or eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in
the State of Connecticut is required for the position. Some experience teaching and leadership in a baccalaureate and higher degree program,
and some experience coordinating programs or tracks within a program is required.Preferred:Formal undergraduate and graduate teaching and
academic administrative experience including knowledge of online delivery methods, distance and/or hybrid education. Demonstrated commitment
to equity, inclusion, and working with diverse individuals, groups, and communitiesCandidates should also show a willingness and ability to
employ technology in teaching and use a variety of teaching methods.

University Information
The University of Hartford
offers the personal attention associated with a small college enhanced by the expertise, breadth and intellectual excitement of a
university. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our
academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a
pluralistic, complex world. The full text of our academic mission can be seen at www.hartford.edu. The University of Hartford is located within the greater Hartford area, which is rich in cultural and
recreational activities, and is a short drive from metropolitan Boston and New York.

College Information
The College of
Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP) offers 30 educational offerings, from undergraduate to doctoral programs and certificates,
united by a common goal, to provide inclusive, innovative, and engaging scholarly experiences that shape the next generation of leaders in
the service professions. Known for partnership work in urban Hartford, as well as internationally in Peru, Brazil, Mexico, and Kenya, the
college emphasizes activities that help "promote the well-being of the communities we serve." Signature annual events bring students,
faculty members, and community partners together to network and showcase scholarly works. ENHP embraces diversity, and its role in preparing
students and future professional to address the needs of an increasingly multicultural society.As part of its commitment to address systemic
racism and advance social equity, the University of Hartford is hiring at least 16 faculty members over the next three years in the general
area of Health Professions. As we prepare the next generation of health care professionals, we are committed to interprofessional practice
and community engagement and want to focus on health promotion, reducing health inequities, and improving health care delivery. Health
disparities in the Greater Hartford region are partially caused by factors specific to race and ethnicity, including disparate treatment
within health care and the physiological effects of experiencing racism. We hope to hire a group of new faculty who will educate our diverse
student body in issues of health inequities related to systemic racism, and to help us partner with local communities of varying race and
social class in our endeavors."

Diversity Statement:
The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which
values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its
student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are
encouraged to apply. The University of Hartford is committed to anti-racist values and actions; candidates should provide examples of their
anti-racist values and actions.

The University of Hartford is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer,
Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.

Instructions to Applicants:

The University of Hartford employs full-time faculty who bring significant skills, experience, knowledge
and empathy to recruit, inspire, support and retain our diverse student body now and in the future. At least 34% of our undergraduate
students are from minority groups who are U.S. citizens, an increasing number of these students are the first in their families to attend
college, and all of our students need to be prepared to thrive in and contribute to a diverse society. Candidates for faculty positions
should include in their materials a diversity statement demonstrating that they are conversant with some of the literature on inclusive
pedagogy, culturally responsive teaching, and so on, and describing how their teaching practice could meet the needs of the diverse
population of students at the University of Hartford, focusing, in particular, on pedagogical approaches that support student success for
those who are new to college and/or whose cultural background includes experience with systemic oppression due to race, gender, or other
factors. If relevant, candidates should also comment on research, scholarship, or creative activity that will contribute to the diversity,
equity and inclusion goals to which the University of Hartford is committed. In addition, since the University is committed to anti-racism,
candidates should demonstrate in their diversity statements knowledge of what it means to be anti-racist and, if possible, provide examples
of their own anti-racist values and actions. It is recommended that candidates approach this statement thoughtfully and include specific
examples to illustrate their experience. A review of applicant diversity statements will precede that of any other application

For full application instructions and position description, visit: https://hartford.peopleadmin.com/postings/5793

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