Nursing Faculty Positions Laboratory Instructor

Sacred Heart University, in Fairfield, Connecticut, is the second-largest Catholic university in New England. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its "Best 378 Colleges: 2014" and U.S. News & World Report ranks SHU among the best regional universities in the north in its "America's Best Colleges" publication, making it one of the top New England liberal arts colleges. Over 6,400 students are enrolled in its five colleges: College of Arts & Sciences; College of Health Professions; the NCATE accredited Isabelle Farrington College of Education, the AACSB-accredited John F. Welch College of Business, and University College.

The School of Nursing is seeking applicants whose primary teaching responsibilities will be teaching the laboratory and clinical skills in the baccalaureate program. The thriving undergraduate program has over 250 students. We are planning to fill this exciting new, full time, ten month position with an individual who has the clinical background that meet our program needs.

We are seeking an individual with the following qualifications:

• Master of Science in Nursing or a related field required. (Candidates completing their Master’s degree by May 2014 are invited to apply)
• Previous experience as a clinical or lab instructor of nursing preferred
• Current clinical knowledge and maintenance of clinical skills
• Clinical expertise in medical surgical nursing preferred
• Ability to work cooperatively with staff, faculty, and students
• Strong commitment to student success
• Strong commitment to innovation, collaboration, and quality

Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to contribute to a College environment based upon mutual respect and collegiality and will value the University’s Catholic identity, tradition and spirit, and will support the University’s commitment to community service, strategic planning, and the intellectual and ethical development of all students.

The School of Nursing is accredited by the CCNE. At the graduate level the department offers Doctor of Nursing Practice, MSN with tracks in administration, family nurse practitioner, nursing education, and clinical nurse leader. Undergraduate Programs include a first professional degree program and RN to BSN/MSN.

Applicants must include a complete curriculum vita, a letter specifically relating the CV to the requirements of the position, and three letters of reference. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Full time applicants please submit to: Dr. Patricia Walker, Dean, College of Health Professions, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000, (203) 396-8024 or email to

Ecumenical in spirit and led by the laity, Sacred Heart University is dedicated to excellence in academics and to the Catholic intellectual and liberal arts traditions. We are looking for individuals who value the University’s Catholic identity, tradition and spirit, and support its commitment to the intellectual and ethical development of our students. Sacred Heart University is an EOE/AA employer.