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|Job Summary/Basic Function:
Teaching in both academic and clinical setting, supervising clinical experiences and engaging in professionally related community service.
Clinical Faculty play a critical role in the professional curricula. They support the University’s mission of providing student-centered, quality education and are committed to the success of our students and the university. This primarily involves teaching effectiveness in a clinical setting and engaging in professionally related community service. This may also include professional development, research and scholarly/creative activities if assigned, institutional service, professional service, student advising and involvement, and supervisory responsibilities as assigned.
The Clinical Assistant Professor is a member of the non-tenured faculty with an entry-level rank and primary duties in the area of clinical instruction.
The major responsibility of the clinical faculty involves teaching students in both academic and clinical settings, supervising clinical experiences, and engaging in professionally related community service. While they may, they are not required to participate in research or scholarship activities as part of their regular assignment. The essential duties and responsibilities of clinical faculty are assigned by the academic Department Chair or equivalent administrator.
- Demonstrate effective teaching.
- Pursue scholarly activities as appropriate for clinical track position.
- Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation of the educational program.
- Participate in development and implementation of standards for admission, progression, and graduation.
- Participate in the professional mentoring of students.
- Participate in Program, School, College, and University committees and activities.
- Apply appropriate policies and regulations within the University, College, and School.
- Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others within the University, the community, and clinical agencies.
- Participate in activities promoting personal and professional educational growth.
- Assist in clinical placements within the local healthcare systems
- Maintain clinical expertise for teaching nursing.
- Uphold the Faculty Expectations Policy, which includes commitment to the COHS Shared Values.
- Apply appropriate teaching methods supported by evidence.
- Maintain all health requirements required by school and clinical agencies.
|Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
In accordance with discipline and departmental standards and expectations
- Demonstrated advanced level of oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to meet required attendance and submission deadlines.
- Demonstrated ability to create, articulate, and assess course learning outcomes.
- Demonstrated effectiveness in creating course materials (syllabus, handouts, presentations, etc.) which enhance student interest and engagement.
- Demonstrated ability to create and manage effective grading rubrics for consistent and uniform grading results.
- Demonstrated ability to assess student educational goals and to create graduation plans based on those goals.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
- Demonstrated ability to manage effective, friendly, and civil working relationships with staff, faculty, students, alumni, guests, and others at the university.
- Demonstrated problem solving and abstract thinking skills.
- Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work while working independently.
- Demonstrated ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
A terminal degree appropriate for the field is desired for Clinical Faculty members, but consideration is extended to individuals with an advanced degree and/ or substantial applied experience and achievement in their profession. Assistant Clinical Professors must have at least an advanced degree, have demonstrated experience in a clinical area, and have some teaching experience. Clinical Faculty members must hold appropriate certification/licensure/registration in their disciplines.
Two (2) years of full-time experience as a Clinical Faculty member are required.
- Two to three years teaching experience at an accredited university with satisfactory student evaluations.
- Two to three years of experience with undergraduate nursing curriculum.
|Salary and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience and/or degrees. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://hrs.boisestate.edu/benefits/.
|Required Application Materials:
Please apply through Boise State University’s Careers website. Include a CV/resume that includes employment history (including dates) and a cover letter that describes your interest and qualifications for the position. Please also include a list of three professional references and their contact information. Please include teaching evaluations demonstrating teaching effectiveness.