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Administrative Faculty

The Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for a Specialty Director for the Women’s Health dual program. This is a hybrid faculty and administrative position. In this role, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines, maintain clinical practice competence, remain actively involved in professional organizations, maintain scholarship in their field, and actively seek opportunities for and participate in School of Nursing faculty governance. The position is primarily in the graduate program but the candidate may teach across programs.

To ApplyView full position description and online application
Posting:20FA1057

Position Summary:
The Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care faculty and Program Specialty Director position. The successful candidate will lead the Adult Gerontology Acute Care program. We are looking for an inspirational and innovative leader who will:
• Work collaboratively with colleagues from nursing and other disciplines,
• Recruit students and faculty to the program(s), (primarily in the graduate division although the candidate may teach across programs),
• Guide and mentor students during their course of study and in their DNP projects,
• Assist with annual reports and other accreditation requirements,
• Maintain clinical practice competence,
• Be actively involved in professional organizations,
• Maintain scholarship in their field, and actively participate in School of Nursing faculty governance and other committees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsibilities include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels and may include didactic as well as clinical practica courses.
• Administrative duties may include program recruitment, application review, student advisement and mentorship, maintaining program regulatory, certifying agency and specialty organization requirements, student clinical placement, and periodic curricular review and updates.
• DNP project support and supervision, intellectual contributions leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals, and service are required

To ApplyView full position description and online application
The Assistant Dean, Advanced Practice Division reports to the Divisional Senior Associate Dean and, in conjunction with other School of Nursing (SON) administrators, is responsible for the control, planning, development and implementation of the Division which includes MSN, Post-Master’s Certification and DNP programs. Primary responsibilities are administrative with faculty responsibilities including teaching (as needed), scholarship and service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Administrative Leadership: In collaboration with faculty, SON administration and staff, the Assistant Dean:
  • Collaborates with faculty, SON administration and staff to implement strategic plans and assure ongoing quality improvement and integrity of the Division and its programs.
  • Facilitates open communication with faculty across and between programs and encourages Division faculty and student participation in SON activities.
  • Prepares course schedules in collaboration with the Specialty/Program Directors and registrar.
  • Establishes course and faculty assignments to meet student academic and Divisional demands.
  • Oversees notification of students regarding policy changes, academic and clinical warnings, academic probation and progression.
  • Assists Divisional Senior Associate Dean with development of Division and Specialty Director Meeting agendas as requested.
  • Chairs Divisional meetings as requested.
  • Facilitates recruitment, hiring, retention and evaluation of adjunct/PTL faculty in collaboration with Specialty/Program Directors.
  • Interacts with units across the SON and larger University.
  • Assumes other responsibilities or duties as assigned
  • Submits reports to the Divisional Senior Associate Dean as required/requested.

Academic Leadership: In collaboration with faculty, SON administration and staff, the Assistant Dean:
  • Oversees admission process for the Division.
  • Completes admission review/facilitates scheduling for non-degree program applicants.
  • Mentors, advises and assists Division faculty to execute their educational duties.
  • Supports faculty to address academic, clinical, classroom and on-line student concerns.
  • Supports adjunct/PTL faculty regarding onboarding, orientation and addressing systems challenges in collaboration with Specialty/Program Directors.
  • Collaborates with Specialty/Program Directors in the oversight of student academic and clinical experiences.
  • Collaborates with SON administration, faculty, students and alumni to develop, implement and evaluate Division curricula, faculty and programs.
  • Oversees formative and summative evaluation of program and student outcomes.
  • Assists with CCNE accreditation-related activities and reports.
  • Maintains current and extensive knowledge of the scientific and academic information provided in the various program curricula.
  • Regularly attends conferences and seminars to enhance and develop current and new/novel Advanced Nursing Practice Programs.
  • Participates fully in SON faculty educational programs, committees and initiatives.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures of the SON, University, academic partners and clinical institutions as appropriate.
  • Understands and adheres to the compliance standards of Rutgers University as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Fulfills the role of faculty member in teaching, scholarship and service.
  • Assumes other responsibilities or duties as assigned.

Rutgers School of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive community and seeks faculty and staff who embrace this commitment. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.

To Apply: View full position description and online application
The Associate Dean for Nursing Science provides academic and administrative leadership for the academic division of Nursing Science while providing leadership for the direction of the research agenda of the School of Nursing. In this capacity, the Associate Dean will oversee the school’s Centers of Excellence, faculty mentorship, and joint oversight of the Office of Contracts and Grants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Division Level
  • Oversee the division of nursing science and its faculty/staff.
  • Oversee the school’s Ph.D. programs and directors.
  • Evaluates the performance of the division of nursing science faculty and staff, and makes recommendations for appointments, reappointments, promotions, merit increases, tenure, and dismissals.
  • Monitors retention and factors associated with changes in retention levels.
  • Prepares reports and organizes visits of accrediting and regulatory agencies for the Division of Nursing Science.
  • Ensures that clear goals and objectives, consistent with those of the School of Nursing and the appropriate faculty, are established for the division.
  • Evaluates student, course, and program outcomes and use data for curricula and faculty development.
  • Makes recommendations on grade grievances and appeals.
  • Facilitates development of comprehensive and coherent program curricula that follows all national standards.
  • Represents the programs to the public and communicates newsworthy division or individual faculty activities to the Director of Marketing and Communication.
  • Actively recruits PhD students and collaborates in program marketing activities.

School Level
  • Guides and assists faculty members, across divisions, regarding development of their program of research and scholarship, and the continuation of their scholarly agendas.
  • Assists in identify internal and external research mentors.
  • Informs faculty of available resources including IRB assistance, editor services, and grant reviews.
  • Maintains review process for federal grant proposals.
  • Supervises SON’s IRB Manager and implements recommendations for supporting protocol development.

To Apply: View full position description and online application
Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for an inspiring and collaborative leader to serve as Director of our Family Nurse Practitioner Program. In this hybrid academic/administrative role, the successful candidate will oversee the direction and management of the program, work collaboratively with colleagues from nursing and other professions, role model high standards of clinical practice, teaching excellence, and scholarship, and actively participate in professional organizations and School of Nursing faculty governance. The position is primarily in the graduate program but the candidate may teach across programs.

To Apply: View full position description and online application
The Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for an innovative and inspiring Nurse Midwife to serve as Program Director of our Nurse Midwifery and Dual Women’s Health/Nurse Midwifery program. In this hybrid academic, administrative and clinical role, the successful candidate will oversee the direction and management of the programs; work collaboratively with colleagues from nursing and other professions; maintain and model high standards of clinical practice, teaching excellence, and scholarship; and actively participate in professional organizations and School of Nursing faculty governance. The position is primarily in the graduate program, but the candidate may teach across programs.

To Apply: View full position description and online application
Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for a qualified candidate to serve as Specialty Director for our Leadership Programs. Rutgers offers three pathways to a degree in nursing leadership that include BS to MSN, MS to DNP, and BS to DNP. This is a hybrid faculty and administrative leadership position. As Specialty Director, this individual will teach leadership courses within the program while assuming administrative responsibilities such as recruitment, retention, advisement, placements, and program evaluation. The position is housed within the graduate program, but the candidate may teach across programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Administrative duties may include program recruitment, application review, student advisement and mentorship, maintenance of program and certification requirements, maintenance of specialty organization requirements, student clinical placement, and periodic curricular review and updates.
  • Responsibilities include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels and may include didactic as well as leadership practica courses.
  • DNP project support and supervision.
  • Scholarly activities including publications in peer-reviewed journals, scholarly presentations, and service to the profession
  • Active in statewide, regional, national or global executive leadership.

To Apply: View full position description and online application

Non-Tenure Track Faculty

The Rutgers School of Nursing invites applicants to apply for a Clinical Learning Facilitator faculty position.

Reporting to the Assistant Dean of the Center for Clinical Learning at Rutgers School of Nursing, the Clinical Learning Facilitator is responsible for implementing a program of clinical learning experiences designed to assist students in the School of Nursing to successfully complete program requirements. If eligible for a faculty rank, the Clinical Learning Facilitator will be assigned to an academic division as appropriate to background and experience. This position has a full-time work week expectation in the Center for Clinical Learning with students across academic program levels.
  • Implement best practices in nursing education and practice as well as all relevant federal, state, and local and accrediting body rules, regulations and policies regarding student learning.
  • Collaborate with faculty and Office for Academic Success personnel to implement targeted intervention strategies related to clinical learning to enhance student success in meeting program outcomes.
  • Lead simulation-based experiences
  • Evaluate students’ clinical skills performance in the Center for Clinical Learning.
  • Set up, participate in, and break down scheduled clinical learning experiences.
  • Inventory, functionally maintain, track depreciation, and provide security for all equipment and supplies.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean of the Center for Clinical Learning at Rutgers School of Nursing.

Rutgers School of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive community and seeks faculty and staff who embrace this commitment. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.

To Apply: View full position description and online application
Reporting to the Assistant Dean of the Center for Clinical Learning at Rutgers School of Nursing, the Clinical Learning Facilitator is responsible for implementing a program of clinical learning experiences designed to assist students in the School of Nursing to successfully complete program requirements. If eligible for a faculty rank, the Clinical Learning Facilitator will be assigned to an academic division as appropriate to background and experience. This position has a full-time work week expectation in the Center for Clinical Learning with students across academic program levels.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implement best practices in nursing education and practice as well as all relevant federal, state, and local and accrediting body rules, regulations and policies regarding student learning.
  • Collaborate with faculty and Office for Academic Success personnel to implement targeted intervention strategies related to clinical learning to enhance student success in meeting program outcomes.
  • Lead simulation-based experiences
  • Evaluate students’ clinical skills performance in the Center for Clinical Learning.
  • Set up, participate in, and break down scheduled clinical learning experiences.
  • Inventory, functionally maintain, track depreciation, and provide security for all equipment and supplies.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean of the Center for Clinical Learning at Rutgers School of Nursing.

Rutgers School of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive community and seeks faculty and staff who embrace this commitment. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.

To Apply: View full position description and online application
The Rutgers School of Nursing is seeking full time faculty qualified to teach clinical and didactic course in Maternity Nursing for our Entry to Baccalaureate nursing program (traditional and 2nd degree). In this role, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines, maintain clinical practice competence, remain actively involved in professional organizations, maintain scholarship in their field, and actively seek opportunities for and participate in School of Nursing faculty governance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate level and may include didactic as well as clinical practica courses in all areas of perinatal nursing (Antepartum, Labor & Delivery, Mother-Baby, Nursery etc.)
  • Willingness to teach other areas of nursing, i.e. foundations, health assessment, leadership when needed
  • Administrative duties may include program recruitment, student advisement and mentorship, and periodic curricular review and updates.

To Apply: View full position description and online application
The Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for a faculty position that will be jointly appointed with the Institute of Health. Opportunity exists for appointment as a Chancellor’s Scholar or endowed chair position as well as protective efforts and support during the early years of hire. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with scholarly achievements including funded research and publication record, as well as other relevant professional experience. Initial support for establishing a strong program of research will be provided with the expectation that the research program will be increasingly supported by extramural funds. This individual will become a valued faculty member of the Division of Nursing Science. The position will be based primarily at the Rutgers Institute of Health, adjacent to the School of Nursing, in New Brunswick, NJ. We offer highly competitive salaries and benefits; start-up packages are available.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the expertise and commitment to advance multidisciplinary and translational research focused on improving population health. We are seeking visionary scientists who will make solid contributions to the academic life of the School.

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The Rutgers University, School of Nursing invites applications for a nursing Pediatric faculty position teaching didactic courses and clinical practice as well as teaching and advising students across the Newark and New Brunswick campuses. Reporting to the Associate Dean, Entry to Baccalaureate Practice, the successful Faculty member in Pediatrics, will teach and mentor students in clinical and classroom settings, advise students, collaborate with nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines, maintain active involvement in professional organizations, maintain scholarship in their field, and participate in School of Nursing faculty governance. The positon is primarily in the undergraduate program but the candidate may be expected to teach courses across the curriculum.
  • Ability to teach and produce intellectual contributions in Pediatric Nursing in undergraduate courses
  • Administrative duties may include program recruitment, student advisement and mentorship, and periodic curricular review and updates.
  • Willingness to teach other areas of nursing, i.e. foundations, health assessment, leadership when needed

Rutgers School of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive community and seeks faculty and staff who embrace this commitment. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.

To Apply: View full position description and online application

The Rutgers University, School of Nursing invites applications for a nursing psychiatric-mental health faculty position teaching didactic courses and clinical practice on the Newark and New Brunswick campuses. The candidate teaches and mentors students in psychiatric-mental health nursing across the life span. The faculty is expected to advise students, work collaboratively with nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines, maintain clinical competence, maintain active involvement in professional organizations, maintain scholarship in their field, and actively seek opportunities for and participates in School of Nursing faculty governance. The positon is primarily in the undergraduate graduate division but the candidate may be expected to teach courses across the curriculum.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ability to teach and produce intellectual contributions in Psychiatric- Mental Health Nursing across the life span in undergraduate courses
  • Administrative duties may include student advisement and mentorship, and periodic curricular review and updates.
  • Willingness to teach other areas of nursing, i.e. foundations, health assessment, leadership when needed

Rutgers School of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive community and seeks faculty and staff who embrace this commitment. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.

To Apply: View full position description and online application
The Qualitative Research Faculty position in Nursing Science reports to the Divisional Associate Dean and is responsible for providing leadership contributing to the advancement of qualitative research scholarship in the School of Nursing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develops and maintains a collaborative, innovative, robust, and highly visible program of research aligned with qualitative approaches and methodologies; actively seeking extramural research funding.
  • Mentors graduate and PhD students.
  • Teaches courses and advises students.
  • Serves on dissertation committees.
  • Maintains current and extensive knowledge of the scientific and academic information provided in the various program curricula.
  • Participates fully in SON faculty educational programs, committees, and initiatives.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures of the SON, University, academic partners, and clinical institutions as appropriate.
  • Understands and adheres to the compliance standards of Rutgers University as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Fulfills the role of a faculty member in teaching, scholarship, and service.
  • Assumes other responsibilities or duties as assigned.

Rutgers School of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive community and seeks faculty and staff who embrace this commitment. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.

To Apply: View full position description and online application

Part-Time Instructor

Posting: 21FA0471

We are seeking qualified adjunct clinical instructors to teach on a per diem basis in our continuing education program through the Center for Professional Development. We deliver a variety of cutting edge offerings throughout the year, which can be found on our course schedule.

Minimum Education and Experience
– Minimum Master’s Degree
– Doctoral degree in nursing or related discipline preferred.
– Relevant content expertise required.
– Teaching experience preferred.

To Apply: View full position description and online application
Posting: 21FA0353

We are seeking part time/adjunct faculty to teach in our Entry to Baccalaureate nursing program during the upcoming semester. We are seeking faculty qualified to teach in the following nursing specialties:

• Medical/Surgical
• Psych/Mental Health
• Maternity

These open positions are located at our Blackwood campus which is a part of Rutgers School of Nursing at Rutgers Biomedical Health Services (RBHS).

Minimum Education and Experience
• Minimum master’s degree in Nursing.
• Doctoral Degree in Nursing or related discipline, preferred.
• Current licensure or eligibility for RN licensure in New Jersey.
• Teaching experience with Baccalaureate nursing students preferred.

To Apply: View full position description and online application
Posting: 21FA0347

We are seeking part time/adjunct faculty to teach a clinical component of the curriculum in our Entry to Baccalaureate Nursing Practice programs (traditional and 2nd degree) during the upcoming semester. We are seeking faculty qualified to teach in the following nursing specialties:

• Medical/Surgical
• Oncology
• Gerontology
• Critical Care
• Pediatrics/Pediatric Critical Care
• Community/Public Health
• Obstetrics/L&D
• Neonatology
• Nursing Fundamentals
• Mental Health Nursing

Minimum Education and Experience
• Minimum Master’s Degree in Nursing Required
• Doctoral Degree in Nursing or related discipline, preferred.
• Current licensure or eligibility for RN licensure in New Jersey.
• Certification in clinical area Preferred
• Teaching experience with baccalaureate nursing students preferred.

To Apply: View full position description and online application

Staff Positions

A Standardized Patient (SP) provides students in nursing and other health professions with the opportunity to develop, practice, and enhance therapeutic communication, interviewing, physical examination, and non-invasive technical skills under the supervision of the Center for Clinical Learning (CCL) Director, CCL team members, and/or Rutgers faculty. The SP will be trained to take on the characteristics of real patients, portray various case scenarios in a consistent manner to different students, and provide evaluation feedback to students on their interactions. The SP position requires a flexible work schedule on an on-call basis as needed by Rutgers School of Nursing. This is a per diem position with advance scheduling and no minimum hours of work guaranteed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

– Memorizes scenario patient information (e.g., history, symptoms, behavior) and portrays the “patient” in the same manner consistently with different students.
– Portrays a variety of patient scenarios to meet the needs of Rutgers School of Nursing.
– Participates in healthcare-related interviews, physical examinations, and non-invasive technical procedures that may include wearing a patient gown with only undergarments underneath, while on camera and/or observed live through an observation window or video monitor.
– Demonstrates excellent communication skills to provide students with evaluation feedback regarding their performance.
– Provides constructive feedback on student performance using basic computer skills on an electronic platform.
– Demonstrates reliability, punctuality, and dependability in working on a per diem, on-call basis.
– Maintains confidentiality of information related to patient cases, student behaviors, and evaluation feedback.
– Understands and adheres to Rutgers University compliance standards as they appear in the RBHS Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest Policy.
-Performs other related duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The job requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, training, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Training and/or experience in health professions, communication, behavioral sciences, or education is beneficial, but not required. Acting training or experience is useful, but not essential.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Very limited or no physical effort required with minimal or no exposure to physical risk.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This per diem, episodic work is performed in an interior healthcare clinical environment.

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Additional Staff Positions

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