Assistant Professor of Nursing

Salisbury University   Salisbury, MD   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on January 24, 2023
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Assistant Professor of Nursing

The School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Services is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor. This is a 10-month, tenure track position.

Area of Specialization: Psychiatric, Community Health and/or Adult Health

Primary Job Duties: Participate in the development, teaching, organization, and evaluation of Psych Mental Health, Community Health and/or Adult Health Nursing (didactic & clinical). Participate in the development, teaching, organization, and evaluation of clinical and didactic education for undergraduate nursing students. Advise and evaluate students in clinical settings, including conducting site visits to preceptor locations. Build/maintain collaborative interdisciplinary relationships within the school, college, university and in the community. Maintain active scholarship. Participate in faculty governance. Provide service to the school, university, and profession. Develop and implement curricula in order to prepare students adequately for the challenges presented within all aspects of the nursing field. Participate in the development, teaching, organization, and evaluation of clinical and/or didactic education for graduate nursing students’ capstone practicum and/or DNP project to facilitate the transition from nursing student to nurse leader.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field and license to practice in Maryland or compact State; or, Master's degree in nursing with psych mental health, community health, or adult health nursing experience (hired at rank of instructor) with the expectation that candidate would complete a doctoral degree in a timely manner within five (5) years of appointment) and also be licensed to practice nursing in Maryland or a compact State. Candidates enrolled in BS to DNP or BS to PhD programs completing degree by August 2023 are eligible for hire.  Minimum of 3 years psychiatric mental health, community health, or adult health nursing clinical experience. Must possess professional effective oral and written communication skills. Embrace cultural competencies, promoting inclusion and diversity.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree in nursing or related field or enrollment in a doctoral program. Prior academic experience. Certification: In a nursing specialty.

Applications received by February 28, 2023 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2023. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.    

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of teaching philosophy; 4) brief statement on how your teaching and/or clinical practice, research, and/or service, demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion; 5) brief statement on how your teaching and/or clinical practice, research, and/or service, demonstrates a commitment to interprofessional practice; 6) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Kayna Freda at

This position is based in Salisbury, MD.  Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

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