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Faculty - Nursing / Clinical Simulation

Faculty - Nursing / Clinical Simulation

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For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.


Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.


The Faculty of the School of Nursing fosters the development of required nursing skill competency, critical thinking ability and application of nursing knowledge to practice, utilizing a variety of teaching/learning and evaluation methods. The clinical simulation lab allows students to engage in deliberate skills practice and the development of clinical reasoning, clinical judgment, and critical thinking through simulation-based learning.



Teaching Activities:


  • Demonstrates knowledge of subject matter and an awareness of new developments in the field  in order to update the approach to teaching or content
  • Delivers lectures and facilitates group discussion using active learning methods
  • Develops new learning assessment techniques
  • Recommends and/or develops new courses or programs
  • Develops new teaching materials or instructional techniques
  • Integrates course(s) in collaboration with others in the curriculum
  • Takes a leadership role in course evaluation and revision to improve existing course(s)
  • Achieves consistently effective teaching performance as evidenced by student evaluations/comments/letters 
  • Manages laboratories/tutorials effectively
  • Leads and coordinates team-taught courses including labs
  • Provides guidance on individual student Research and Capstone projects  
  • Develops practice sites and engages in overseeing student learning
  • Develops individualized interventions for students having difficulty
  • Recognizes and addresses different learning styles
  • Demonstrates the ability to teach courses across the BSN curriculum
  • Evaluates student achievement of all nursing competencies (didactic and clinical)
  • Participates in the development of nursing curriculum plan which provides a variety of learning experiences consistent with the program’s mission, objectives and goals.

Scholarship Activities:



Faculty members should make scholarly contributions to their fields of specialization, which may include the area of teaching and learning. In research, these contributions should involve diligent, systematic investigations, employing sound research techniques, such that new facts or principles are added to the body of knowledge in that area.


Service Activities:


Faculty members should contribute a portion of their time and expertise to college, professional and community service. This service may involve helping student groups, serving on committees, aiding in administrative work within the college or providing similar services to professional or public groups outside the college. 


  • Participates in the governance of the parent institution and program for the accomplishment of institution and program goals
  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies which are consistent with the policies of the parent institution, or with differences that are justified by the goals of the nursing program
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the systematic evaluation plan for all components of the program

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.


Rank is commensurate with education and experience.




  • A minimum of a master's degree in nursing; RN licensure (or eligibility) in Massachusetts or New Hampshire as appropriate; certification in specialty as appropriate
  • Nursing education experience at the baccalaureate level
  • Current experience (within one year) in clinical practice as a provider
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Attentive to detail
  • Ability to work effectively within a dynamic team and in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with a culturally and academically diverse student population.
  • Commitment to undergraduate education and student success
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • A working knowledge of the regulations for nursing education programs within the state in which the faculty member is teaching
  • Academic experience including syllabus development, class preparation, test/exam development and item analysis
  • Knowledge of the NCLEX test plan
  • Online teaching experience
  • Candidates must have demonstrated ability to design simulation-based learning experiences, and strong computer skills, particularly with Excel and other MS Office products



  • Doctoral degree in nursing or relevant discipline
  • Experience utilizing standardized testing to determine outcome measures
  • Certification as a simulation educator, or formal training as a simulation educator is preferred.
  •  Preference will be given to candidates that have at least one year of experience as a simulation educator with experience in teaching with simulators, simulated patients, or virtual platforms.

Physical requirements:


  • Sufficient strength and mobility to work effectively with patients/students and to carry out related nursing care responsibilities including lab activities. Examples: lifting and positioning (up to 50 pounds); carrying (up to 25 pounds), walking, preparation and administration of medications (oral, injection, intravenous, including hanging IV bags at shoulder height), bending and stooping
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time using a key board, and to ambulate between classes and buildings on campus
  • Ability to be physically in attendance at designated worksite during scheduled work hours
  • Normal range of vision and hearing (with or without correction)


MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.


Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.