Assistant Professor of Nursing

Norwich University

Posted 10 months ago

Listing Type: Faculty
Employment Type: Nursing School

The School of Nursing at Norwich University invites applications for a full-time tenure track appointment rank of Assistant Professor. A dynamic and growing program, the University is seeking to add faculty who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service with a specialization preferred in mental health nursing.

Teaching assignments include undergraduate courses in the classroom, online instruction and clinical teaching within a clinical setting. Faculty members are expected to pursue research and scholarly activities in their area of clinical specializations. Additional responsibilities include advising students, curriculum development, program assessments, and university service.

Norwich University and the School of Nursing are committed to innovation in nursing education. Supported by state of the art simulation laboratory, the School provides an environment that offers many opportunities for faculty to grow professionally. Clinical affiliations at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, the University of Vermont Medical Center, and several community hospitals enable faculty and students access to excellent clinical resources. University-wide faculty development resources foster interdisciplinary projects and individual professional growth.

The mission of Norwich University's School of Nursing is to prepare our students to be globally minded nurse leaders and scholars though innovative and diverse experiential education and research.

The Nursing program employs innovative teaching resources that include a 9-bed simulation hospital ward, a pediatric simulation center with a baby, toddler and child; one high-fidelity man/woman simulator and a 6-table physical examination center. We recently added Noelle, a maternity simulator with a newborn. We are training our students to be global nurse leaders and offer international opportunities to study abroad, conduct community assessments, and experience learning through service and cultural diversity with their Norwich faculty. We encourage interdisciplinary projects within our school with students in architecture, health sciences, engineering and management. A close-knit community, we support each student and each other.



Experience in nursing practice, strong clinical skills, and eligibility for a valid Vermont nursing license is required. Candidates holding doctoral degree and/or with prior teaching/publishing is desired. Mental Health nursing experience required. Nursing faculty for tenure track are not required to hold a doctoral degree at the time of hire, but must be enrolled and substantially progressing in doctoral study for consideration. Completion of Ph.D. or D.N.P is required for eligible for tenure and promotion. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Candidates must be US Citizens/Permanent Residents legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future.

Additional Information:


Norwich University is located in scenic north-central Vermont- a state routinely rated in the top-ten for quality of life. The campus is centrally located near beautiful four-season resort communities, the state capital, an international airport, major metropolitan cities in four states in Canada, Lake Champlain, the Ling Trail, and several national forests in addition to a wide array of outdoor activities, vibrant arts and varied enrichment options.

About Northfield

The town of Northfield, nestled in the Green Mountains of central Vermont, was chartered in 1781 and consists of 38.3 square miles and is a community of 6,207 people (2010 census). Northfield also is home to six covered bridges, four of which are located in Northfield Falls in the northern part of town.

The Northfield campus is small, safe, and community oriented. Norwich is one of few Vermont colleges that attracts students from 40 states and 29 foreign countries who come to call the campus home.

Montpelier, the state capital is just twenty minutes away.

About Central Vermont

Vermont offers everything you could want n a place to call home-and then some; safe communities, outstanding recreation, reasonably priced homes, small public-school classes, numerous colleges, a healthy economy, and a clean environment. It's simply a world-class quality of life.

Central Vermont is rich in tradition, proud of its communities, and committed to its future. Each city and town is unique-with its own history and personality. The region boasts numerous museums, historical buildings, galleries, festivals and celebrations of our exciting and interesting history.

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at for assistance.

All candidates must be authorized to work for any U.S. employer. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.

Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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