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Job No. 152122

  • Job Title:
  • Nursing, Assistant Professor (AA25109)
  • Employer:
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato
  • Location:
  • Mankato , MN
  • Posting Date:
  • 08-Feb-2024
  • Description:
  • Job Description

    The successful candidate will enhance student access, success and degree completion by teaching undergraduate courses with a primary focus in the RN Baccalaureate Completion Program within the School of Nursing through a lens of racial equity and social justice; advising and mentoring students using a welcoming, equitable and inclusive approach; engaging actively in scholarship and continued professional development; and participating in service to the discipline, department, university, and community. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the RN-BS Completion Program, and develop/instruct online coursework.

    A typical faculty workload responsibility may include up to twenty four (24) credits of instruction per academic year.

    The successful candidate may need to teach in other areas as assigned and qualified.

    May be expected to develop and deliver face-to-face, hybrid, and simulations at the Mankato campus, teach online, and/or at the university’s additional locations, including clinical sites, as assigned.

    The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in curriculum design, instruction and evaluation, conduct research productively and mentor students in research, help create innovative strategies for student recruitment, retention, and completion, and may be expected to develop external grant funding opportunities.

    All faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly or creative activity or research, in continuing preparation and study, in contributing to student growth and development, and in providing service to the university and community (See Article 22 and Appendix G of the IFO Master Agreement).

    Required Qualifications

    Doctorate in nursing or closely related field conferred on an official transcript by August 18, 2025.

    Graduate degree in nursing at time of application. (Conferred on an official transcript at the time of application.)

    Active unrestricted Registered Nurse licensure; active unrestricted Minnesota Registered Nurse license at the time of appointment.

    Minimum of three (3) years full-time (or equivalent) experience teaching 100% online courses in a 100% online program.

    Demonstrated ability to serve a diverse population and apply an equity lens to this position including social justice and/or anti-racism.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.

    Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.

    Teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

    Experience using D2L Brightspace Learning Management System.

    Experience developing online teaching materials.

    Certificate or coursework in online teaching pedagogy.

    Evidence of or potential for nursing scholarship.

    Other Requirements
    Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.

    Based on the essential functions of this positions, MMB Policy #1422, and University policies relating to flexible work, this position is eligible for the following work modes: Telework: 100% of the time. A position with a work arrangement that allows an employee to perform work on a regular basis at a telework location that is not the employee’s permanent/principal work location.

    About
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
    DEPARTMENTAL SPECIFIC INFORMATION: The School of Nursing is a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive environment offering innovative, family- and society-focused, technology-enhanced curricula for graduate and undergraduate students. We offer two programs leading to a Bachelor of Science degree which are the Pre-licensure and RN Baccalaureate of Science programs. The RN Completion program is 100% online with an enrollment of approximately 600 students. The Pre-licensure program is offered at the Mankato campus and is an upper-division, four-semester major with about 240 students enrolled. Courses are offered in various formats, including hybrid, and involve learning activities in our Maverick Family Nursing Simulation Center. The BSN-DNP/FNP program is offered at the MSU Mankato Center for Graduate and Professional Studies located in Edina and has an enrollment of approximately 60 students. A new Advanced Professional Nurse MS Degree Program is 100% online with a growing enrollment.

    A supportive environment encourages interdisciplinary research, development of teaching skills, and community service. The Glen Taylor Nursing Institute for Family and Society, associated with the School of Nursing, provides opportunities for scholarly activity. Opportunities for professional growth are contractually funded through improvement grants, research grants and incentives, and sabbatical leaves. Additional information about the School of Nursing can be found at: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/nursing/.

    University Demographics
    Minnesota State University, Mankato is a member of the Minnesota State system. Minnesota State has established a strategic vision, Equity 2030, which aims to close the educational equity gaps across race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, ability, and geographic location by the end of the decade at every Minnesota State college and university and to provide an opportunity for all Minnesotans to create a better future for themselves, for their families, and for their communities. The focus of the work includes:
    · Enhancing access and student success.
    · Providing Minnesota with the talent it needs.
    · Anchoring the communities and regions we serve.
    Equity 2030 seeks to bridge efforts occurring within divisions and institutions, creating an intentional statewide culture of equity-minded collaboration and resulting in equitable practice embedded throughout our institutions. The full Equity 2030 plan is linked here. https://www.minnstate.edu/Equity2030/index.html
    Minnesota State University, Mankato has identified five broad themes as our basis for discussion in developing our next comprehensive strategic plan. The themes are Serving Students and Managing Enrollment, Focusing our Resources, Offering an Exceptional Student Experience, Caring for Health and Well-Being, and Ensuring a Welcoming, Equitable, and Inclusive University. We seek to attract teacher-scholars who will be culturally and academically diverse faculty members, and staff with a demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. Minnesota State University, Mankato, is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state, and nation.
    Founded as a Normal School in 1868, Minnesota State University, Mankato is now the second largest university in Minnesota with a tradition of combining big-ideas with real-world thinking to find solutions for pressing problems in the state, region, and global society. Mankato, Minnesota, is a community of nearly 44,500 people, about 85 miles southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The University acknowledges the land and the tribal nations upon this land whose work is being accomplished. We acknowledge that we are on Dakota land. We also take the opportunity to recognize that we live, work, and learn in the homeland of the Dakota people, whose language frames our name—Minnesota State University, Mankato
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  • Minnesota State University-Mankato
  • Mankato, MN 56001
  • United States
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