Open Rank, Full Time Faculty, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, College of Nursing

University of Cincinnati

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

About the University of Cincinnati

The College of Nursing has been providing students and alumni with experiences that extend beyond the classroom for over 130 years. Among the oldest nursing schools in the country, the UC College of Nursing has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. Our mission is to develop nurse leaders who are empowered to generate, explore and apply nursing knowledge for evolving health care environments. If you have a passion for nursing and developing the future nurses that will lead in healthcare come join our exceptional faculty and contribute to our mission. UC Nurses. We See Leaders.

Job Overview

The College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati is seeking to fill non-tenure, non-tenure earning faculty positions to contribute to the College of Nursing’s mission of teaching, service, and scholarship. We are currently seeking candidates who are prepared to lead and/or teach primarily in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. The selected candidate may teach additional courses in the graduate and or undergraduate programs on-line or in person. Travel to campus when required by teaching assignments and college activities. This is a 12-month faculty appointment with year-round teaching requirements.

Non-Tenure Clinical Track positions in the College of Nursing address the university’s mission of teaching, service, and scholarship. Non-Tenure Clinical Track Faculty Members also may be assigned administrative responsibilities. Evidence should demonstrate a sustained and progressive movement toward excellence in teaching, deliberative efforts to improve student learning outcomes, and a portfolio of peer-reviewed applications. Collegiality and good citizenship are expected of all faculty. Applicants should be open to the use of technology in the classroom. This position will support the University of Cincinnati and the College of Nursing’s mission and commitment to excellence in our students, faculty, staff, and all our academic activities.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct and teach assigned undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses and seminars.
  • Attend meetings, participate in governance, prepare materials for teaching.
  • Evaluate and develop curriculum for department and/or college.
  • Serve as an academic adviser for students and evaluate student coursework.
  • Serve on college or university committees and participate in curriculum development activities.
  • Serve on graduate committees, supervise laboratories (where appropriate), independent study activities, and off-campus learning.
  • Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of his or her responsibilities.
  • Render service to the professional or lay community which is relevant to the individual’s academic specialty.
  • Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all University-related communications.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Education

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from an accredited college or university.

Required Experience

  • A minimum of Five (5) years clinical practice
  • A minimum of Two (2) years of experience in a post-secondary nursing educational program. 

Required Trainings/Certifications

Active and unrestricted State of Ohio RN license.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Demonstrate evidence of effective teaching ability, commitment to student success, and service to the profession.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present complex material to students unfamiliar with a subject. 
  • Experience in distance teaching mode.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Application Process

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online and include a cover letter of interest, a current CV/Resume and 3 professional references.

Applicants are required to summarize their leadership style and how they leverage the experiences and skills of their team to foster innovation, impact, and a positive working/learning environment. Please include this summary by uploading the document to the additional documents section of the application.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate’s experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

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For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at [email protected]

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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