Nursing, Assistant Professor – Minnesota State University, Mankato – Mankato, MN

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The School of Nursing offers innovative, family- and society-focused, technology-enhanced curricula for graduate and undergraduate students at two locations. Two undergraduate programs are offered at the Mankato campus: Pre-licensure and RN Baccalaureate Completion. The RN Completion program courses are taught in an on-line format; current program enrollment is approximately 450 students. The Pre-licensure program is an upper-division, four-semester major with about 224 students enrolled. Courses are offered in a variety of formats including hybrid and involve learning activities in our Maverick Family Nursing Simulation Center. Graduate programs are offered at the MSU Mankato Center for Graduate and Professional Studies located in Edina, which include: Nursing Practice from BSN or MSN to DNP. Courses are taught in a hybrid format (primarily online with a monthly on-campus seminar for BSN-DNP, with MSN-DNP courses fully online). Total graduate student enrollment is approximately 56 students.

A supportive environment encourages interdisciplinary research, development of teaching skills, and community service. Current faculty research foci include family experience in acute and chronic illness, family nursing interventions, societal health, social justice in health care outcomes, ethics and the societal implications of technology, and technology and simulation in nursing education. The Glen Taylor Nursing Institute for Family and Society, associated with the School of Nursing, provides opportunities for scholarly activity. Opportunities for professional growth are contractually funded through improvement grants, research grants and incentives, and sabbatical leaves. Additional information about the School of Nursing can be found at: www.mnsu.edu/nursing/.


University Demographics

Founded as a Normal School in 1868, Minnesota State University, Mankato is a regional comprehensive university with a tradition of combining big-ideas with real-working thinking to find solutions for pressing problems in the state, region, and global society. Mankato, Minnesota, is a community of nearly 53,000 people, about 85 miles southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Serving ~18,000 students annually, the University is an applied research institution, with >200 academic programs, from bachelor’s through doctoral degrees. The University is a diverse and global campus with 18+% students of color and 1,300+ international students from 95 countries, cutting-edge information technology solutions, 3 additional locations, and extensive partnerships. With ~1,700 faculty and staff, the University has an annual budget of $216 million, and generates $781.5 million in economic impact per year. Minnesota State University, Mankato is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities. Noteworthy facts include: specialized accreditation, certification, or recognition, by more than 24 accrediting bodies; designation as a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture, by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 2015; selection among the top 10% of American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU) institutions for the Re-imagining the First Year of College (RFY) position project; and an Intercollegiate Athletics program that has ranked in the top 5 nationally within the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings for 7 of the last 10 years.

We seek to attract teaching and research-active, culturally and academically diverse faculty members, with a demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. Minnesota State University, Mankato, is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state, and nation. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: www.mnsu.edu

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/

A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

  • Cover Letter
  • Non-Photo Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information for three (3) references
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
  • A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Dr. Laura Schwarz, DNP, RN, CNE
Search Committee Chairperson
School of Nursing
Phone: 763-228-6105
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711
Email:[email protected]

  • Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html

NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MN State’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

The Minnesota State University, Mankato Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for your review. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on-campus, or in other University affiliated locations. This report is available online at: http://www.mnsu.edu/safety/ You may also request a paper copy from University Security at 507-389-2111, or by emailing [email protected]

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