University of Cincinnati — Assistant Professor of Health Policy

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

About the College of Nursing
The College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati is seeking to fill a non-tenure earning clinical faculty position to contribute to the College’s mission of teaching, service and scholarship. The selected candidate will be prepared to lead and/or teach in the Graduate Program. The College of Nursing is committed to an inclusive and welcoming environment and seek to attract faculty, staff and students of diverse backgrounds. The College of Nursing has won the HEED Award for the sixth year in a row. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate will have experience working with diverse populations and strives to provide students with the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Faculty members in the Clinical Track are prepared at the doctoral level in a nursing specialty or health related field and hold non-tenure faculty positions that are responsible for teaching and program development and evaluation within their nursing specialty. May also contribute to clinical, scholarly, and service missions of the University, the College, and other activities, expectations for which may be described in letters of appointment and in their unit reappointment and promotion criteria.

Job Overview
An Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati is expected to teach, conduct research, scholarly and other professional or creative activities. This position will support the University of Cincinnati’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct and teach assigned undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses and seminars.
  • Attend meetings, participate in governance, prepare materials for teaching.
  • Evaluate and develop curriculum for department and/or college.
  • Serve as an academic adviser for students and evaluate student coursework.
  • Serve on college or university committees and participate in curriculum development activities.
  • Serve on graduate committees, supervise laboratories (where appropriate), independent study activities, and off-campus learning.
  • Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of his or her responsibilities.
  • Render service to the professional or lay community which is relevant to the individual’s academic specialty.
  • Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all University-related communications.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Required Education
Must have obtained a Doctorate or terminal degree from a regionally accredited college or university of recognized standing in Nursing.

Required Experience
Experience teaching in Higher Education with a focus on Health Policy for at least 2 years.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Previous knowledge of, and working ability to practice across academic, laboratory simulation, and clinical environments.
  • Ability to provide formative and summative evaluations of students during didactic and experiential learning.
  • Demonstrate continued engagement in scholarship of teaching and discovery.
  • Prefer at least 2 years clinical experience.
  • Prefer teaching experience in a university setting in Health Policy.
  • Innovative and open to the use of technology in the classroom.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands. 

Additional Information

  • This is a 12 month appointment with duties extending across all 12 months of the year.
  • Primary teaching semesters are Fall/Spring/Summer.
  • Instruction requires both online and on campus delivery.

Application Instructions
Interested candidates, please go to https://bit.ly/3luE5R9. Complete applications will include a CV, a cover letter indicating experience as it relates to the position, and 3 professional references. Documents may be uploaded to the Additional Documents section.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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