Program Specialty Director
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Rutgers School of Nursing
United States

Family Nurse Practitioner Program Specialty Director/Faculty

Department SN-Advanced Nursing Practice

Salary Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for Specialty Director of our robust BS to DNP Family Nurse Practitioner Program. This is a hybrid faculty and administrative position. Teaching responsibilities may include didactic and clinical practica within and beyond the specialty. Administrative duties may include program recruitment, application review, student advisement and mentorship, maintaining program regulatory, certifying agency and specialty organization requirements, student clinical placement, and periodic curricular review and updates. In this role, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines, maintain clinical practice competence, remain actively involved in professional organizations, maintain scholarship in their field, and actively seek opportunities for and participates in School of Nursing faculty governance. DNP project support and supervision, intellectual contributions leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals, and service are required. The position is primarily in the graduate program but the candidate may teach across programs.

Posting Number 19FA2009


Minimum Education and Experience

• Doctoral degree (DNP or PhD) required.
• Current licensure or eligibility for RN and Advanced Practice Nursing licensure in New Jersey.
• National certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
• Minimum of 5 years, current clinical experience as Family Nurse Practitioner required.
• Strong teaching background required.
• Ability to teach courses within the Advanced Practice curriculum beyond the specialty. Courses may include data management, epidemiology, nursing research, evidence translation, and DNP Project courses.
• Administrative/Leadership experience required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Preference will be provided to candidates with evidence of clinical expertise across the lifespan and those who have evidence of recent scholarship (e.g., publications, national presentations, grant funding) and active participation in professional organizations.

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The School of Nursing is one of eight schools that make up the Rutgers biomedical and Health Sciences. As part of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences division, the School of Nursing (Newark) offers unique opportunities in education, research, and practice at a leading national research university, which is the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education.

Innovative academic offerings include bachelor’s, master’s, post-master’s, DNP and PhD programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow at campus locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ.


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  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
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