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Gustavus Adolphus College Visiting Instructor (Med Surg / Specialization Open) in St. Peter, Minnesota

Visiting Instructor (Med Surg / Specialization Open) Nursing Description Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Instructor in the Department of Nursing to begin August 15, 2024. The planned teaching assignment for this position is 4 course equivalents (0.57 FTE), however the successful candidate my teach up to 2 additional course equivalents, depending on the interest and qualifications of the successful candidate and the needs of the College. Institution Information: Gustavus Adolphus College is one of the nation's leading private liberal arts colleges serving 2,000 students, where faculty help equip students to lead purposeful lives and to act on the great challenges of our time. The College aspires to be a community of persons from diverse backgrounds who respect and affirm the dignity of all people. Gustavus is located on a scenic 340-acre hill in St. Peter, Minnesota, and within a short drive to the Minneapolis/Saint Paul and Mankato metro areas. Learn more at https://gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/. Department Information: The Nursing Department at Gustavus develops nursing professionals who embody excellence, community, justice, service, and faith through cognitive practice, ethical reflection, and intercultural understanding. Graduates, known for their holistic care, ethical practice, and advocacy for global health, demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning, leadership, and service. The department aligns with the College's mission through innovative and high-quality education. Visit https://gustavus.edu/nursing/ for more information on our faculty, students, and courses. Things you will do: Teach 4 course sections during the academic year. Typically, 2 in the Fall and 2 in the Spring. Primary teaching responsibilities may include: Medical Surgical Nursing, Public Health, Research and Ethics in the Health Sciences, Pre-health Professions, Fundamentals (skills lab), and/or Transitions to Professional Practice (precepted clinical). Help cultivate a welcoming community where everyone feels a sense of belonging. We strive to foster an environment where people can be themselves, build community, learn, and grow. Things you can choose to do: Improve your teaching by joining a teaching circle, participating in workshops, applying for an internal teaching development grant, and engaging in conversations about teaching with colleagues across campus. Advance your scholarship by working with undergraduate research assistants, joining a writing retreat, applying for an internal grant, receiving travel funds to present at conferences, receiving help applying for external grants, and making use of our research facilities. Develop professional skills by participating in faculty meetings and committees, attending faculty development days, and taking advantage of the College's membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). How to apply: Visit https://gustavus.edu/jobs/ and complete the online application. The documents that must be uploaded include the following: Letter of application that addresses the required and preferred position qualifications Curriculum vitae A brief (one page) statement of teaching philosophy Transcripts (scanned copies acceptable) The names and contact information for three professional references (at least one must be able to address teaching experience and teaching effectiveness; please indicate the teaching reference in your letter of application). Please do not ask references to submit letters of recommendation; the committee will conduct reference checks by phone. For full consideration, applications must be received by April 19, 2024. While applications may be accepted after this date, it is not guaranteed that they will be considered. At this time, please only upload the required documents listed above. Incomplete applications will not be considered by the search committee. Things you might lik : Based on AAUP (American Association of University Professors) and CUPA (College and University Professional Association) data, we offer a starting salary that is competitive with our peer institutions as well as comprehensive benefits that prioritize your personal and financial well-being. Medical insurance (which includes access to Nice Healthcare) as well as dental, vision, and life insurance Workplace accommodations for physical or mental health concerns Access to mental health apps Onsite health services Free parking, exercise classes, and use of library and athletic facilities Paid parental leave (after one year of employment) Multifaith sabbath Employer match contribution to retirement savings plan (after one year of employment) 1-on-1 financial coaching Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities. Learn more about Gustavus's campus-wide commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging: https://gustavus.edu/deib/.