Assistant Professor - Nursing #000997

Cullowhee, North Carolina
May 31, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Information: The School of Nursing at Western Carolina University (WCU) invites applications for a 9-month, fixed-term faculty position in the School of Nursing beginning August 1, 2017. Candidates interested in an academic career with a focus on teaching, service, and scholarly pursuit are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have an enthusiasm for nursing, an interest in scholarship and education and the flexibility to teach in several areas of the curriculum. Responsibilities include service on committees and participation in official activities of the School, College and University. The School of Nursing is located in two brand new state-of-the-art buildings in Cullowhee and Asheville, NC. The main campus supports the traditional BSN program while the Asheville location houses the Accelerated BSN and graduate nursing programs. The College of Health and Human Sciences' faculty are committed to creating and implementing a program of inter-professional experiences for students enrolled in the health professions, and opportunities for inter-professional research and collaboration are extensive. In addition, western North Carolina's rural location, aging and medically underserved population provides numerous and rich opportunities for research and grant acquisition.

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: The applicant must have a minimum of a master's degree in nursing. The applicant should have a minimum of five years working as a registered nurse.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference for applicants that have taught one to three years in a School of Nursing. There is a preference for the applicant to be doctorally prepared in nursing or another related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Apply online at Hard copy materials will not be considered. Attach: *Cover letter *Vita *Unofficial transcripts *List of three professional references with complete contact information For questions or additional information, contact Amy Putnam, 828-227-3530 or [email protected]

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