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Long Classification Title
Location Keene State College
Department KSC Nursing Program [KPLNUR]
Summary of Position

Keene State College’s Nursing Program is seeking qualified applicants with medical surgical expertise for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018. The department is dedicated to advancing nursing and educating future nursing leaders to provide innovative, high quality healthcare.

This is a rich opportunity to join a dynamic Nursing Program. The curriculum is based on the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice and on the Nurse of the Future framework. We teach practices that promote the health and well-being of diverse individuals, families, and communities. The nursing course sequence begins the fall of the junior year. Students who graduate from the nursing program are competent nurses who make sound clinical judgments, communicate effectively, and make practice decisions using the best evidence available. We seek faculty who will provide rich opportunities that help students to gain and translate knowledge into the attitudes and skills required to give safe, high quality patient care and to become responsible global citizens.

Responsibilities: teaching undergraduate nursing courses that incorporate current theory and research. Areas of responsibility will include the content of curriculum delivered for the semester with consideration given to the faculty member’s areas of expertise. Additional responsibilities will include: providing clinical instruction, oversight, and mentoring students; collaborating with nursing colleagues to ensure the nursing curriculum is current and well developed; and, providing academic advising. Curricular aspects include learning outcomes, instructional components and criteria for evaluation. Faculty members are specifically evaluated regarding their teaching effectiveness, their service to the nursing department, college, community and/or professional organizations, and their engagement in research and scholarly activities.

Additional Job Information

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following separate documents when applying online:
• Letter of Application
• Curriculum Vitae
• Contact information for five references
• Evidence of Licensure

Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the college’s discretion.

Posting Number/Job Order # PF0139FY18
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

• Earned doctorate in Nursing or enrolled in a doctorate program: PhD or DNP

• a New Hampshire registered nurse license or eligibility to obtain a NH RN license

• a minimum of five years of nursing experience

• three to five years of teaching experience

• current healthcare provider CPR, and health records titers and immunizations

• desire to work as part of a team in the department and within the College

• excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

• a record of collaborative commitment to scholarship, service, and academic excellence

• clinical and/or advanced nursing practice experience in the areas of critical care, acute care and/or medical-surgical nursing

An offer of employment will be contingent upon a satisfactory background check, licensure verification, and approval by the New Hampshire State Board of Nursing.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in curriculum development and program evaluation

Salary Information

Salary will be based on the Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement, complemented by a generous benefit package.

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Percent Time Information (FTE)
Faculty Information Tenure-Track
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify
Type of Position Faculty

Posting Details

Posting Date 11/08/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information

The College values inclusiveness and equity, and strives to incorporate multiple perspectives in program development and decision-making. Faculty actively engage in collaborative work and service within the Department and across the College in order to help shape a 21st century liberal arts education and achieve the College’s goals for inclusion and excellence as outlined in the College’s Strategic Plan (see

Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. We are located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York City. The region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community. To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, the Keene community, and the Monadnock region visit:,,,,

This position is responsible for the supervision of Students
Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Have you ever been employed by any University System of New Hampshire campus?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. If yes, which location(s):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Do you now or will you in the future require sponsorship to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Please provide the name of any licenses/certifications- including issuing organization, license/certification number and expiration date. Also indicate if the license/certification is current or anticipated.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Indicate your highest level of education.
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Technical School
    • Associate
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • Ph.D.
    • J.D.
    • M.D.
    • Other (Please Specify)
  6. If you chose "Other" regarding level of education, please specify here:

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. How many years of experience do you have in relation to the minimum qualifications of this posting?
    • None
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-10
    • 10-15
    • 15+

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Vita
Optional Documents
  1. (3) Professional References Contact Info
  2. Other 1
  3. Other 2
  4. Other 3