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Assistant/Associate Professor

Company: National University System
Location: Fresno
Posted on: May 17, 2020

Job Description:

Description Position OverviewThe Assistant or Associate Professor delivers an exceptional student experience through teaching, scholarship and service in support of the overall academic quality of departmental programs.-- As a champion of student success, this position innovates and collaborates within the University to deliver outstanding course content and academic programs to the diverse student population at National University.-- This exempt position reports to the Dean as assigned.Under the leadership of the Academic Program Director of the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP), this valued faculty will teach graduate/doctorate level basic science courses, advise graduate/doctorate students, participate in assessments of students, facilitate student learning to achieve course learning outcomes, provide academic leadership to adjunct faculty in specialization and lead continuous quality improvement of curriculum and teaching effectiveness.This position requires the development and maintenance of a research agenda as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, or submission of work for presentation at academic or professional conferences in the faculty's field of experience.University service is required at department, school, and University shared governance committees. This is typically comprised of activities that help develop, innovate and maintain academic programs and fulfill the needs of the communities in which faculty are involved. The position is responsible to teach a four-course physiology series, DNAP anatomy, and a Pharmacodynamics course, approximately 1-3 courses per quarter.-- This program operates on the 12-week quarter model.Contract Duration: The initial appointment is a 30-month contract with the ability for a long-term contract based on requirements in NU's Faculty Policies.NU provides renewable contracts to faculty intended to encourage performance and faculty retention, with the goal of creating meaningful careers in the pursuit of academic excellence. Qualifications Qualifications (Required)Education & Experience: An earned Doctorate:-- DNP, DNAP, Ph.D., or Ed.DAssistant Professor: Terminal degree in primary discipline taught or in a discipline that is recognized within the field as related. Evidence or potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.Associate Professor: Terminal degree in primary discipline taught or in a discipline that is recognized within the field as related. Minimum of five (5) years of full-time faculty experience in higher education. Evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.Competencies/Technical/Functional Skills: Ability to provide exceptional student experience, from initial contact to degree completion and engagement as alumni. Commitment to achieving exceptional student learning at both graduate and doctorate level. One to three (1-3) years of teaching experience in higher education, including a record of scholarship preferred.Ability to cultivate innovation and remain abreast of the latest developments that impact students enabling us to develop the best services, learning solutions, and academic pathways for our students. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individual of constituencies in a diverse community.-- Proven ability to interact in a positive and flexible manner with students, staff and faculty.Accepts personal accountability, proactively seeks resolution for personal limitations head-on; and supports honesty and respect towards others, the organization and oneself.Develops new insights into situations; questions conventional approaches; encourages new ideas and innovations; designs and implements new or cutting-edge programs/processes.-- Ability to generate and/or recognize imaginative or creative solutions that generate successful outcomes.Ability to participate as an active team member of the team and organization and work toward a common goal. Contributes fully to the team effort and plays an integral part in the smooth running of teams without necessarily taking the lead.Work independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team of diverse cultures, while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines and frequently changing priorities.Working knowledge, principles and practices of office management and software systems within a higher education environment, preferred. Intermediate use of computers, Student Information System (SIS) and Microsoft Office Suite Applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point, OutlookPhysical Demands/Environment This position requires ability to sit or stand for several hours at a time, visual focus, ability to listen and articulate clearly using speech.-- This position requires close visual acuity to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing course content, data and figures, and viewing a computer terminal. The work is performed in an office environment. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.Special Conditions of Employment Background Check required. Travel required at least once annually to attend annual Commencement ceremony. EEO Statement National University--provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.To see all open positions at National University System, click here.

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