Cabrini University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Associate Professor of Nursing, commencing July 2018. The successful candidate will play a leadership role in the development of a new Bachelor’s degree program in Nursing (anticipated to welcome its first cohort of students in Fall 2019). As department chair, the successful candidate will work closely with the School and University administration and faculty and with a team of consultants to: • Develop and implement a four-year Nursing curriculum • Design spaces for Nursing classrooms and clinical instruction space • Oversee searches for full-time and adjunct Nursing instructors • Develop local partnerships for the provision of student clinical placements This will be a twelve month position. Salary will be competitive.
The Cabrini Nursing department will be a part of the School of Natural Sciences and Allied Health (NSAH). NSAH is the administrative home to the departments of Science, Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences, and Health and Exercise Sciences. The creation of a Nursing program is part of a strategic expansion on the part of Cabrini University into the Allied Health disciplines. Nursing will join a group of recently-approved degree programs that include Health Science, Public Health, and Nutrition. It is envisioned that these programs will work together to provide students with a wide range of career options while simultaneously benefiting the regional community through student field work and outreach.
Cabrini University is a Catholic institution dedicated to academic excellence, leadership development and a commitment to social justice. The University welcomes learners of all faiths, cultures, and backgrounds and prepares them to become engaged citizens of the world. Recognizing that diversity of all kinds is a vital aspect of the higher education learning process, Cabrini University is committed to building a more diverse faculty and staff community that reflects our student body and enhances the value of our students’ education.
To be considered, candidates must submit all of the following electronically to jobs.cabrini.edu: • Letter of application addressing specific qualifications for the position • Current curriculum vitae • Statement of teaching philosophy • Copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts • Contact information for five professional references. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified applicant pool has been identified. Only complete application files will be considered.
• Doctoral degree in Nursing is required • Administrative experience, including experience with CCNE accreditation • Experience with curriculum development for Bachelor’s programs in Nursing • Experience with the development of Nursing education facilities • A record of strong classroom teaching • An active, unencumbered license as a registered nurse
Cabrini University, located in the Philadelphia suburb of Radnor, is a Catholic, coeducational, residential, undergraduate university which strives to be a leader in community service. Linking theory to practice, the University offers programs of study in the liberal arts and professional studies to more than 2,000 students. In providing for the educational needs of the area, the University has a ...strong commitment to commuter, graduate and adult students. Rooted in the heritage of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, the University is a vital part of the international educational ministry of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
In its commitment to educate students of different backgrounds and abilities to lead and serve in a changing and culturally diverse world, the University believes in an educational philosophy which prepares students for careers and enables them to live lives of dignity and purpose. In all of its academic and co-curricular programs, the University assists students in actualizing their potential, personally and professionally, so that they may better understand themselves, be more sensitive to the needs of a global community, and contribute competently to society.
Cabrini University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.