Instructor/Assistant Professor of Nursing

$46,149 - $52,188 yearly
  • New Mexico State University Carlsbad
  • Carlsbad, NM, USA
  • May 04, 2021
Full time Nursing

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the nursing program director, the successful applicant will have full-time teaching responsibilities in assigned areas of the nursing curriculum.
• The successful applicant will have full-time teaching responsibilities in the areas of psychiatric, fundamentals, and pediatric nursing.
• The position includes the teaching of theory and clinical nursing, medical/surgical nursing and assisting with curriculum development.
Teaching assignments are on a 9-month contract and includes 15 credit hours per semester in addition to duties associated with advising students, professional development, curricular enhancement, institutional governance, mentoring part time faculty and community opportunities are expected.
• Assume duties and responsibilities required of all faculty members including evening and weekend instruction as needed.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in nursing. Must be willing to obtain Master’s degree within 5 years of hire.
• Maintaining licensure as necessary during employment is required.
• Current New Mexico license, or a compact state license, or eligibility to obtain a New Mexico license to practice as a registered nurse.
• Two (2) years clinical experience in an acute care setting.