Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing

Salisbury University   Salisbury, MD   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on January 24, 2023
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Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing

The School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Services is accepting applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor. This is a 10-month, contractual position.

Area of Specialization: Adult Health, Psych Mental Health and/or Community Health.

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: teach undergraduate students in psych mental health and/or community health clinical courses which may include participation in simulation and laboratory-based learning.  Employ a variety of innovative teaching techniques in the clinical setting to promote critical thinking, clinical competency, and achieve course outcomes. Design clinical learning experiences that reflect evidence-based approaches to instruction. Engage in scholarship and professional development, serve on departmental committees, advise students, and participate in University activities.  Utilize the techniques of effective teaching and classroom management strategies that enhance the success of diverse learners.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in nursing with the requirement to obtain a Master’s degree in Nursing within three (3) years of hire date will be considered (hired at rank of Instructor). A Master’s degree or above will be hired at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. Eligible to practice in Maryland. Two years demonstrated competence of full-time clinical practice. 

Preferred Qualifications: Preference given to those with clinical teaching experience at the baccalaureate level.  Background in evidence-based practice in adult health, psychiatric mental health and/or community health nursing desired.  Certification relevant to the clinical area to be taught preferred.

Applications received by February 28, 2023 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2023. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.    

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of teaching philosophy; 4) brief statement on how your teaching and/or clinical practice, research, and/or service, demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion; 5) brief statement on how your teaching and/or clinical practice, research, and/or service, demonstrates a commitment to interprofessional practice; 6) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Rachel Weber at

This position is based in Salisbury, MD.  Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

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