Fellow in Medical Surgical Nursing

Department: School of Nursing
Rank:  Assistant Professor
Specialization:  Medical Surgical Nursing

Located in historic New Haven, a city rich in art and culture, Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus-wide commitment to social justice. SCSU is an innovative, student-centric university, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven, with easy access to New York and Boston.

We invite applications for a 10-month full time fellowship position serving as a faculty member within the School of Nursing. Fellows will be hired for a 2-year appointment, beginning August 28, 2023, at the Assistant Professor rank and salary level. The position will include a reduced credit load and opportunities for professional development with teaching, research and service.

The School of Nursing at Southern Connecticut State University is part of the College of Health and Human Services where 24 different disciplines share values of interprofessional, experiential, and community-engaged teaching and learning. The School of Nursing strives to be a center of excellence and innovation in nursing education. Our mission is to prepare nursing graduates to practice, educate, and lead within an evolving, complex world. This is accomplished by: (a) discovering and applying the science of nursing and related disciplines in the pursuit of excellence and innovation, through scholarship and lifelong learning; (b) preparing graduates to incorporate professional standards to provide safe, evidence-based and compassionate care of the highest quality to diverse populations; and (c) providing the foundation for students to develop professionally in order to optimize their contributions within the context of inter-professional practice. The School of Nursing is located in the new 94,000 square foot Health and Human Services building. These state-of-the-art facilities include faculty and staff offices, interprofessional simulation center, standardized patient rooms, home healthcare apartment, and four large nursing skill laboratories.

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities

Ability to teach across the curriculum with specialization preference in medical surgical nursing. Credit towards teaching load can be earned through teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, direct and indirect clinical supervision, laboratory instruction, and through thesis/special project/dissertation advisement. In addition to classroom and clinical teaching responsibilities, faculty are expected to engage in scholarship/creative activity, service, and student advisement.

Required Qualifications

  • Master of science (MSN) or doctoral degree in Nursing;
  • If MSN prepared, substantial progress towards the doctorate required with anticipated completion within one year;
  • State of Connecticut RN license (or eligible);
  • Ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the university.

Application Process

  • Cover letter expressing interests, experiences, accomplishments, and strengths related to the position;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statement;
  • Names and contact information (Phone and email) for three references.

Please submit the above materials electronically to the attention of the Department Chairperson at MEDSURGsearch1@southernct.edu Review of applications will take place January 20th. The position will remain open until filled.

SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.