Position Summary: The University of Utah College of Nursing invites qualified candidates to apply for full time, career line (i.e., non-tenure seeking) faculty position with primary responsibilities for teaching in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse Midwifery Education Program. Academic rank is dependent on qualifications.
Principal Functions and Responsibilities: The College of Nursing is seeking an individual with expertise in the area of nurse midwifery education. This career line faculty member will primarily assume teaching responsibilities in the DNP nurse midwifery specialty. Responsibilities include classroom and/or online didactic teaching and supervision of students in the DNP Scholarly Project courses, as well as clinical supervision of nurse midwifery students. The faculty member will provide input and feedback on student performance and progression in the program of study. Opportunities to teach in other areas depends on qualifications, certification, interests and availability of courses. Other faculty expectations include ongoing input and feedback of midwifery program development, curriculum development, college committee service, and professional activities/service as negotiated in the specific workload assignment. Participation in the development of clinically focused scholarship is an expectation for long term retention and advancement in rank. The position also includes provision of midwifery services to women receiving care from the College of Nursing BirthCare HealthCare faculty practice. The scope of practice is negotiable.
Criteria: Must be a Certified Nurse Midwife and hold CNM licensure in the state of Utah. A doctoral degree in nursing (DNP or PhD) is required. Relevant midwifery clinical expertise and strong organizational and communication skills are required. Teaching and course development experience is preferred, as is experience in nursing leadership and administration, quality improvement and health policy.
College of Nursing: The College of Nursing (CON) is an integral part of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. We are committed to working together to serve the people of Utah and beyond by continually improving individual and community health and quality of life. We strive for excellence in education, research, and clinical care, each mission being vital to one another and to our overall success. Diversity and inclusiveness, independent inquiry and collegiality form the fabric of everyday life for faculty and students. Please visit our website for more information about the University of Utah CON. Our nurse midwifery program is ranked #9 in the nation, has been continuously operating for over 50 years, and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME). Graduates are eligible to take the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) certification exam. The program admits 10-16 students every year, with most of the students dually enrolled in the closely linked WHNP program. You can learn more about the Nurse Midwifery education program at http://nursing.utah.edu/programs/dnp/midwifery.php/ and the CON faculty practices at http://nursing.utah.edu/clinical-services/.
University: The University of Utah is a PAC-12 institution located in Salt Lake City nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. Numerous interdisciplinary centers support team science within the University Health Sciences, including the Huntsman Cancer Institute and a NIH Center for Clinical and Translational Research. The Utah Population Database, with over 7 million linked genealogical and clinical records, is a unique resource for population-based research. The University’s Technology & Venture Commercialization program supports faculty in the transformation of ideas into practical, commercially viable products and services. Please visit the following linked webpages for more information about Faculty Careers at the U of U and Living in Utah.
The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator and its policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, age, status as a person with a disability, or veteran’s status. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. To inquire further about the University’s nondiscrimination and affirmative action policies or to request a reasonable accommodation for a disability in the application process, please contact the following individual who has been designated as the University’s Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 South Presidents Circle, Rm. 135, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, (801)581-8365, email: email@example.com.
The University of Utah is a PAC-12 institution located in Salt Lake City nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. Numerous interdisciplinary centers support team science within the University Health Sciences, including the Huntsman Cancer Institute and a NIH Center for Clinical and Translational Research. The Utah Population Database, with over 7 million linked genealogical and clinical ...records, is a unique resource for population-based research. The University’s Technology & Venture Commercialization program supports faculty in the transformation of ideas into practical, commercially viable products and services.