Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing (Psychiatric/Mental Health)
Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of approximately 3,200 students and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in the Princeton Review's Best 387 Colleges and is recognized as a top U.S. university in rankings published by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is "welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone." Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world.
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Bellarmine is committed to core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Bellarmine will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of its increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential.
Bellarmine is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply.
The Lansing School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences of Bellarmine University invites applications for a 12-month appointment as Assistant/Associate Professor or Instructor. The starting date is anticipated as August 2024 for this position.
Responsibilities may include teaching didactic content (psychiatric/mental health/other areas of expertise) in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Clinical and/or practicum teaching and interprofessional courses are also available. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Preference is given to applicants who have a doctoral degree.
- Master's degree in nursing required, with a Doctoral degree preferred
- Required: RN License to practice nursing in Kentucky or ability to obtain such licensing if hired
- Psychiatric/Mental Health experience preferred
Bellarmine University is committed to core values of diversity, equity and inclusion and embraces diversity in our workforce among members of faculty, staff and administration. We remain committed to affirmative actions, policies, procedures and attitudes necessary to continue to build and retain a diverse and equitable workforce. We will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of our increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential. As part of Bellarmine's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we will seek to ensure that all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, job assignment, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotion, layoff and termination processes remain free of discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.
Please submit a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, a statement regarding your teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Julianne Evers, Committee Chair. Applications will not be considered until all required items have been submitted. Applications are now being accepted only online and review will continue until the position is filled.