Have you ever thought about becoming nursing faculty? Ask any nurse and he or she will remember at least one faculty member who was simply inspiring. Nursing Faculty are remarkably powerful people - indeed they represent the very future of nursing. As educators they shape our future nursing workforce and as nurses they kindle in students a deep love for the profession of nursing.
Perhaps as a student you dreamed of teaching, guiding and mentoring nursing students as your favorite faculty person guided you. Perhaps you had several wonderful precepting experiences and think this could be the next step along your nursing career path. Or perhaps you are a masters-prepared nurse in an advance practice role who would like to teach.
The nursing faculty shortage in Massachusetts has created a great need for more nursing faculty. We need nurse educators who will bring top-notch clinical skills and a passion for teaching together in classroom and clinical settings. Well-trained, eager to teach nursing faculty are in high demand in Massachusetts.
We at MCN hope you will consider teaching as a career option and commend you for your interest in this rewarding and so very important area of nursing. Please use the following links to learn more about becoming nursing faculty in Massachusetts.
Your willingness to share your nursing expertise by becoming nursing faculty is a true gift to the next generation of Massachusetts nurses.
Perhaps you are not sure if teaching is right for you, the articles and links in Nursing Faculty Perspectives offer many insights and facts about the nurse educator role.