Open Positions – Faculty

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Open Positions – Faculty2019-01-16T12:08:26+00:00

FACULTY POSITIONS

Faculty appointments begin in August, except where noted otherwise. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will remain open until filled, unless noted otherwise in the description below.  All candidates must provide evidence of ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate level and have a commitment to liberal arts education. Ferrum College offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances, paid holidays, personal and sick leave and vacation; and a 403(b) retirement plan. A letter of application including curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of scholarship and research, copies of graduate transcripts,and at least three recent letters of recommendation should be sent to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or complete email applications can be sent as PDF or Word file attachments to resumes@ferrum.edu.

Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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Open Positions

Nursing Faculty

Posted: 11/27/18

NURSING FACULTY

 Ferrum College seeks a full-time teaching and clinical faculty for baccalaureate nursing program. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching and/or supervising clinical experiences for undergraduate, pre-licensure nursing students.

 Qualifications:

MSN required, PhD or DNP preferred.

●       Current active and unrestricted Registered Nursing (RN) licensure in the state of Virginia or multistate licensure privilege

●       At least 2 years direct client care experience as an RN

●       Evidence of experience in the licensed specialty area

●       Prior experience in nursing education including nursing simulation preferred

 

Responsibilities:

Provide high quality nursing instruction in classroom and clinical settings grounded in the liberal arts. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching and/or supervising clinical experiences for undergraduate, pre-licensure nursing students in areas including nursing fundamentals; adult and geriatric nursing; mother-baby-pediatric nursing; community nursing; psychiatric mental health nursing; evidence-based practice; nurse leadership and management; and simulation lab and skills learning. Successful candidates will participate in advising, program responsibilities, and collaboration across the college as well as commit to mentoring nursing students to practice nursing in a model of high-quality, safe, patient-centered care.

Inquiries:

1) Letter of application

2) Current CV

3) Transcripts (unofficial acceptable)

4) Telephone and contact information for 3 references –or- Three letters of reference

Ferrum College offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances, paid holidays, and a 403(b) retirement plan.

Completed applications may be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources

Ferrum College

P.O. Box 1000

Ferrum, VA 24088

Electronic submissions (PDF or Word file attachments) may be emailed to resumes@ferrum.edu. Please Note: A background check is required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology and Agricultural Sciences

Search Extended

The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Ferrum College invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track positions in Biology:  Asst/Assoc Professor of Plant Biology and Agricultural Sciences/Horticulture. Faculty in this position will be expected to teach introductory courses to majors and special topics courses of general interest for non-majors as well as the specialty courses listed below.

Plant Biology/Horticulture. The successful applicant will hold a joint position in the Agricultural Sciences and Biology Programs and be required to teach Plant Biology, Sustainable Landscape Design, Plant Propagation and Greenhouse Management. The College recognizes the ever-growing demand for sustainable landscaping and wishes to take advantage of the opportunities of the region in which the College is located.  The ability to teach upper-level courses in Field Botany, Soil Science, and/or Quantitative Environmental Methods and Statistics would be advantageous. Applicants with research interests in sustainability and community engagement, are encouraged to apply as there are many opportunities to collaborate in new initiatives with colleagues in Environmental Studies and other programs across campus.

Candidates will be expected to develop a research program that involves undergraduates, is attainable given our resources and, ideally, involves engagement with/in the local community.  In order of importance, successful applicants will be expected to be an inspiring and dedicated teacher, to engage in campus and local service, and to maintain an active research program.

Responsibilities: TEACHING: Faculty teach a 4/4 teaching load, with optional experiential May Term (eTerm).  Our faculty serve as mentors and advisors to our students and supervise internships.  All candidates must provide evidence of ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate level and possess a commitment to a robust liberal studies education.  SCHOLARSHIP: A successful candidate will provide evidence of ongoing scholarship, publication, and/or presentation activity through appropriate professional venues and involvement in scholarly projects.  SERVICE: Our faculty fully participate in leadership activities and fulfill leadership roles pertaining to faculty governance at the College-wide, School, Program, and disciplinary level.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a conferred Ph.D. in Biology by August 2019 and must demonstrate a record of college or university teaching experience.

Application Process: A comprehensive review of applications will begin immediately; unless noted otherwise in the description below, the position will remain open until filled.  Ferrum College offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances, paid holidays, and a 403(b) retirement plan.  Interested applicants should submit the following:

  •      A letter of application
  •      A curriculum vitae
  •      Evidence of teaching
  •      A statement of teaching philosophy
  •      Sample syllabi for one lower division survey course and one upper division course
  •      Evidence of scholarship and research
  •      Copies of graduate transcripts
  •      TWO recent letters of recommendation addressing teaching effectiveness

Completed applications may be submitted to: Office of Human Resources, Ferrum College, PO Box 1000, Ferrum, Va  24088

Electronic submissions (PDF or Word file attachments) may be emailed to resumes@ferrum.edu

Please Note: A background check is required.

Ferrum College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.  In accordance with all federal, state and local laws, it is the policy of the College not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, or other aspects of employment.