The Western Michigan University Bronson School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Services, Kalamazoo, Michigan is seeking an outstanding leader for the position of the Bernardine M. Lacey Endowed Chair at rank of full professor. The Endowed Chair will continue to develop a program of research, mentor faculty and students in research and practice, contribute to the advancement of the nursing profession and the future of the school and its students through outstanding research and education.
Position responsibilities include:
Promote an develop research agenda for the Bronson School of Nursing and it’s faculty
Mentor and assist faculty members in generating funding for research development
Encourage and facilitate student involvement in ongoing research
Work with individual faculty members on scholarly productivity, including writing for publication, grants, and research proposals/implantation
Teach courses in the school’s MSN program in an on-line format
Advance own program of research
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package. Please visit www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs (Posting #0604229 - Professor) for detailed information and application procedures.
WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
Required experience and accomplishments include:
Excellence in research and scholarship with demonstrated ability to generate extramural funding
Master’s or higher degree in nursing
Earned research doctorate in nursing or related field
Current Registered Nurse (RN) license with eligibility for licensure in Michigan
Evidence of scholarly publications in refereed journals
Record of global engagement
Evidence of teaching excellence in graduate level nursing education
Recognized for scholarly achievements as evidenced by academic accomplishments, publications and service commensurate with rank of Professor
Internal Number: 0604229
About WMU Bronson School of Nursing
The University: Western Michigan University, a learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged public research university, enrolls more than 23,000 students from 100 nations around the globe. WMU has been designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of just 147 public institutions in the nation with high or very high research activity.
The College: The College of Health and Human Services is located in a 195,000 square foot building with state-of-the-art teaching technologies and spacious research laboratories. The college enrolls almost 3,200 students, with more than a third of those at the graduate level. In addition to the WMU Bronson School of Nursing, the college includes programs in blindness and low vision studies, occupational therapy, physician assistant, social work, speech, language and hearing sciences, holistic health care, alcohol and drug abuse, interdisciplinary health services, public health, and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary health sciences. In addition, the college expects to offer a doctor of physical therapy beginning in 2019. The college has received a number of grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), ...the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Department of Education. The college also operates the Unified Clinics, a multidisciplinary service/training clinic. Learn more about our growing college at http://www.wmich.edu/hhs. The College of Health and Human Services - Preparing professionals today. Transforming health and human services tomorrow.
School: The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is a vibrant school that focuses on the scholarship of teaching, research, and service. In addition to the Director of the Bronson School of Nursing, over 23 full-time faculty and 25 part-time faculty provide instruction and experiences for prelicensure, Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students. The total enrollment includes approximately 390 undergraduate students and a small cohort of MSN students. The NCLEX pass rate range from 95.2-98.8 over the past 2 years. The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is granted full approval by the Michigan Board of Nursing. The undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The WMU Bronson School of Nursing is one of the few nursing schools to receive endorsement from the American Holistic Nursing Certification Corporation.