Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing
The School of Nursing, Health Sciences and Human Services at Tusculum College is seeking applications for full-time nursing faculty to teach in the family nurse practitioner program beginning August 2017. Applicants should be committed to student success and excellence in teaching. Additional duties include mentoring and advising students; assisting with development and implementation of program outcomes; using program evaluation data to enhance, modify or revise curriculum; promoting effective relationships with clinical affiliates; and serving on College and program committees. Faculty is expected to engage in and contribute toward the good of the College and its community through the maintenance of expertise in the discipline and by sharing time and talents with the larger College community. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.
The anticipated start date will be August 2017; therefore, the review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Nursing Preferred: Preferred qualifications are an earned doctorate degree in Nursing from an accredited institution, teaching experience in family nurse practitioner program that demonstrates excellence in teaching and student success, teaching experience with online and hybrid classes, and experience with regional and programmatic accreditation. Applicants should hold a current and unencumbered registered nurse license, or be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee; hold certification as a family nurse practitioner, hold current AHA BLS certification, and should successfully clear a criminal background check and drug screening assessments.
Nursing Minimum: Minimum qualifications are an earned Master's Degree in Nursing with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in nursing from an accredited college or university and certification as a family nurse practitioner. Applicants should hold a current and unencumbered registered nurse license, or be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee; hold certification as a family nurse practitioner, hold current AHA BLS certification, and should successfully clear a criminal background check and drug screening assessments. If applicants hold a master’s degree in nursing, he/she should be willing to continue their education by earning a doctorate in nursing.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three reference letters. Submit materials electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing Search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743 EOE/ E-Verify
All employment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.