Assistant/Associate Professor (Endowment for Simulation and Innovation)
at Rhode Island College

Rhode Island College
August 12, 2022
Providence, RI Providence, RI 02908 United States
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Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor (Endowment for Simulation and Innovation). This is a full-time, continuing, tenure-track position.

The endowed professorship has faculty teaching and administrative responsibilities for simulation and innovation within the undergraduate and graduate curriculums. As the Endowed Professor of the Zvart Onanian School of Nursing Simulation Program, the candidate provides leadership, management, and ongoing evaluation of all simulation learning experiences focusing on the current and emerging practice of simulation and implements robust methods of evaluation. The endowed professorship will assure relevance and excellence in Simulation Student Learning Outcomes (SSLO) based upon the guidelines and standards of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) and Society of Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).

The Zvart Onanian School of Nursing at Rhode Island College offers undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs are fully accredited by the Commissions on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The nursing programs partner with major health care agencies by the State and surrounding area to provide excellent nursing education. BSN graduates consistently achieve high NCLEX-RN pass rates: rates well above state and national averages. The student population is richly diverse: 42% report being minority, 12% are male and 25% are second degree candidates.


Required qualifications:

-Earned Doctoral Degree (PHD or DNP in Nursing).

-Eligible for Rhode Island Registered Nurse license.

-Demonstrated teaching excellence and innovation

-Experience in mentoring peers, faculty, and students

-Record of academic, professional, and community service.

-Experience in Collegiate nursing education including simulation

*Associate professor additional qualifications:   

-A minimum of seven years of college-level teaching experience at the Assistant Professor level.

-Appropriate academic/professional experience, as approved by the Dean, the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, and the President, may be substituted for al or part of the years in rank.

-Demonstrated leadership in a higher education or equivalent professional context.

-Evidence of success in curriculum or program development.


Preferred qualifications:    

-Experience in nursing education at the college level.

-Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE).



Additional compensation:  may be added for terminal degree and teaching at the collegiate level or other relevant experience. Candidate will receive a Stipend on behalf of the Endowment of $25,000 per year


Application deadline: Open Until Filled


Proposed starting salary: $61,779 (Assistant Professor) $71,076 (Associate Professor)

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