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Tenure Track Position in the Department of Nursing
Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. The vision for Minot State University to become a premier public institution in the Great Plains. This bold initiative rests on a philosophy of engagement and place. We believe that the university experience should provide students connection between academic subjects and the reality of life on the Great Plains, between theory and practice and between local experiences and global realities. This philosophy is grounded in an expectation that all students can learn, grow, and succeed if given the support, guidance and an engaging learning environment. Minot State University seeks individuals that will help us create a community that is pervasively focused on: student growth, learning and success; the development of students with integrity, character, and intelligence; institutional commitment to civic engagement, stewardship of its local and global place; and meaningful service for the welfare of others. Candidates interested in helping us achieve our mission and vision are encouraged to apply for this position or contact us for more information.

OPPORTUNITY
The Department of Nursing at Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota, invites applications for a tenure track position beginning January 2015. Summer employment is possible.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required qualifications: A masterís degree in nursing is required. A terminal degree in nursing is preferred. A terminal degree in education will be considered. Nursing experience is required. Other required qualifications include: current registered nursing licensure or eligibility for licensure in North Dakota, excellent oral and written communication skills; a demonstrated desire to contribute to the nursing education community through service and scholarship; and a desire to join a team of nurse educators who enthusiastically work together to engage students in the study and application of nursing.

Desired qualifications: Nursing education experience at the undergraduate level; ability to teach nursing theory and clinical in a traditional face to face environment and online; ability to teach other nursing or related courses in areas of expertise at the undergraduate level; demonstrated success in and enthusiasm for teaching; experience with online course management; and other experience in integrating technology with education.

Responsibilities: Provide didactic and clinical teaching in undergraduate nursing courses in a traditional face to face and online environment. Future potential exists to teach other nursing or other related classes in areas of expertise. The teaching load for this position is 12 credits (fall and spring) with a nine month contract and possibly classes during the summer term. The person will advise students, serve on department and campus committees, and make scholarly contributions to the nursing community. Participation in curriculum development and program evaluation within the department is expected.

THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Nursing offers a major in nursing and a minor in Health Management Science. Information on the department and our programs is available at www.minotstateu.edu/nursing.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
To apply, please send a letter of application, a copy of your current nursing license, a current vita, transcripts, evidence of successful teaching including student evaluations if available, a statement of teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation to:

Department of Nursing
Minot State University
500 University Ave West
Minot, ND 58707

Preliminary questions may be directed to 701-858-3101 or to nursing@minotstateu.edu. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Minot State University Strives to maintain a safe and secure environment for all employees and students. To support this objective criminal history background checks are conducted on all new regular hires and some temporary/part-time hires as indicated by SBHE Policy 602.3. All other offers of employment for positions requiring a background check will be conditional pending satisfactory results of the check. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.



Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor Position in the Department of Communication Disorders

Position: The Department of Communication Disorders invites applications for a full-time, nine-month speech-language pathology clinical supervisor. Appointment will begin in August, 2014 with additional summer work possible.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate preferred; masterís degree will be considered. ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology and eligibility for North Dakota licensure required. Experience in supervising students, clinical fellows, and/or SLP assistants is preferred.

Roles and Responsibilities: This faculty member will be responsible for clinical teaching (supervision) in the on-campus Communication Disorders Clinic. Duties include regular contact with undergraduate and graduate students, direct supervision of students and clients in intervention and assessment, interaction with clients and family members, and collaboration with other departmental faculty. Load is 15 SH/equivalent per semester.

Salary: Commensurate with education, teaching, and experience; excellent benefit package.

Application: Submit a letter of application, MSU Faculty Employment Application; a current curriculum vita or resume; copies of transcripts; two letters of reference or the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of two professional references to:

Leisa Harmon, Chair
Dept. of Communication Disorders
Minot State University
500 University Ave. W
Minot, ND 58707

Application deadline: Initial review of applicants will begin immediately. The position is open until filled.

Minot State University Strives to maintain a safe and secure environment for all employees and students. To support this objective criminal history background checks are conducted on all new regular hires and some temporary/part-time hires as indicated by SBHE Policy 602.3. All other offers of employment for positions requiring a background check will be conditional pending satisfactory results of the check. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment. Minot State University is an EEO/AA Employer.

The Department: The Communication Disorders Department at Minot State University has long been well-known for excellence in preparing students to be speech-language pathologists. Currently, the department has nine full-time faculty members; all faculty are engaged in clinical practice in addition to academic teaching responsibilities. The Department houses an on-campus clinic which provides assessment and intervention services in all facets of speech pathology and audiology and allows students supervised clinical practicum experiences. The program offers both a bachelorís degree and a masterís degree, and the graduate program is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.