The Clinical Assistant Professor is a non-tenure track position with responsibilities for clinical education and service. Clinical faculty may participate in research or other scholarly or creative activities.
Description of Primary Duties:
The purpose of the Simulation Specialist is to oversee all instructional and operational aspects of the Simulation Center for pre-licensure, graduate students, and other health care professions. Experience in Simulation education and/or research is required.
Specific Job Duties include, but are not limited to: 1. Strategically plan and facilitate simulation utilization, growth, and effectiveness related to student success in collaboration with School of Nursing faculty across the educational continuum. Promote, support and encourage interprofessional application of simulation experiences. 2. Develop and implement policies, procedures, and practice standards consistent with Simulation Center goals, objectives, and strategic map. 3. Provide mentorship and direction to faculty conducting research in the lab. Support simulation research activities. 4. Supervise the human resources of the Simulation Center. 5. Seek additional funding sources, such as grants and community partnerships in collaboration with the School of Nursing Director, Faculty, and other healthcare providers. 6. Collaborate with curriculum committees to design, develop, and implement clinical simulation curricula activities based on standards of best practice, and evaluation of student learning. 7. Maintain accountability for the security and integrity of facilities, equipment, and supplies while maximizing their availability for educational exercises. 8. Participate in public relations activities including tours of the facilities for University and community constituents and a variety of open house events.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the Clinical Assistant Professor rank are determined by the department and approved by the Dean and the Provost. Clinical Faculty must be qualified as defined by professional/discipline standards, have practical experience appropriate for the responsibilities assigned, and must maintain appropriate professional credentials. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Qualified applicants must hold a Masters Degree in nursing. Candidates with advanced certification such as FNP and/or enrolled in or completed a doctoral degree (DNP, EdD, PhD) are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a current license, without restriction, to practice nursing in Missouri or eligibility for RN licensure in Missouri.
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Flexible and willing to work collaboratively to attain school, college, and university goals. Previous teaching experience; effective teaching of diverse individuals or groups. Experience with simulation education, with excellent technology skills.
Strong leadership and management skills. Interest in healthcare of vulnerable and diverse populations, and collaborating with diverse community partners.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The first date of consideration is December 13, 2018 and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Official transcripts will be required by the time of hire.
Criminal Background check at the University’s expense and drug screen without disqualifications is required.
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