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Assistant/Associate Professor DNP Program Family Nurse Practitioner (Athens Campus)

Company: Augusta University
Location: Athens
Posted on: July 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job SummaryJob ID 269626Position # 40070770Augusta University College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice program is seeking a full-time, 12-month, faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor as a Family Nurse Practitioner. We are the state's flagship nursing program, enrolling more than 1000 students on two campuses and at numerous academic-practice partner sites. The College of Nursing, an integral component of the University System of Georgia is part of the state's only publicly funded comprehensive academic health science center including schools of medicine, dentistry, and allied health sciences. The College of Nursing is adjacent to Augusta University Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Georgia, Georgia Cancer Center, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, providing ample opportunity for clinical experiences for students and faculty. Additionally, the college has a thriving Nurse-Managed Health Center, affording additional clinical practice and teaching opportunities focused on primary care, telehealth, and behavioral health. The college offers the full degree spectrum including BSN, MSN, DNP, and PhD programs. This position is not considered to be on tenure track.ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities may vary by DNP concentration, expertise and academic rank.

  • Engage in didactic teaching in DNP core and/or concentration courses
  • Course coordination and evaluation
  • Partner with preceptors for student learning and evaluation
  • Participate in curricular development and evaluation
  • Participate on College of Nursing and university committees
  • Mentor students in DNP projects
  • Engage in scholarly activities (presentations and publications)
  • Other responsibilities may vary by DNP concentrationRequired QualificationsDoctorate degree relevant to the area of practice (PhD, DNP).Active licensure to practice nursing in the state of Georgia or meet all eligibility requirements to apply for a nursing license in the state of Georgia.National Board Certification in area of specialty (FNP)Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty memberAssociate Professor- Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:
    • Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;
    • Evidence of ability as a teacher;
    • Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;
    • Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,
    • Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.Preferred QualificationsAcademic teaching experience in didactic and/or clinical instruction. Comfort with technology-infused engaging pedagogical strategies including simulation and other active learning modalities. Evidence of contribution to the profession and recognition at the local, regional, or national level.Shift/Salary/BenefitsThis position is fiscal year based and works year-round.The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.Associate Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Website:https://www.augusta.edu/faculty-affairs/promotionandtenure.phpCollege/Department InformationAt the College of Nursing, we champion belonging and nurture individual student success while providing a rigorous but accessible education that prepares you for the nursing workplace, academia and leadership as you progress throughout your career. You'll be encouraged, challenged and supported whether pursuing an entry-level bachelor's or master's degree or a doctor of nursing practice or Ph.D. degree. It starts with our undergraduates. The College of Nursing approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and that's thanks to our innovative, challenging and contemporary curriculum offered across all our various degree programs. Advanced degree options are available for the bachelor and masters prepared nurse with our Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, PhD in Nursing, and Post Master's Certificates. CON graduates leave our programs ready to lead and serve our nation's patients.As a College of Nursing faculty member, you will enjoy:
      • Joining a college that has an impressive history of academic excellence, leadership, and innovation.
      • Working with nursing faculty who are leaders in their fields.
      • Engaging in scholarly interactions and teaching with a range of health care professionals.
      • Charting your own growth with access to resources to advance your professional goals.About UsAugusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found online at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653 .LocationAthens Campus:1905 S Barnett Shoals RoadAthens, GA 30605Conditions of EmploymentAll selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.Equal Employment OpportunityAugusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.How To ApplyTo be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/#job-portals .Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.Other InformationThis position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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