Assistant Professor of Nursing - Search 67518

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Assistant Professor of Nursing—Search # 67518
School of Nursing

The School of Nursing in the Waters College of Health Professions invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor. This position is located on the Armstrong campus.

In January 2017, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted to consolidate Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. The new, 27,000-student university will be named Georgia Southern University with campuses in Savannah, Statesboro, and Hinesville. The expected timeline for the first entering class will be fall 2018. Complete details are available at

Within this setting, the mission of the School of Nursing is to prepare a diverse student population to become professional nurses through academic excellence to promote health and enhance the quality of life for citizens in the rural and urban communities they service. The School of Nursing aspires to be the premier center for academic excellence in professional nursing education for the Southeastern United States through transformative learning opportunities that promote a culture of caring and a legacy of lifelong scholarship, leadership and responsible community service and stewardship. The new Waters College of Health Professions building on the Armstrong campus, expected to be completed for the 2019-2020 academic year, will facilitate exciting opportunities for growth in pre-licensure and graduate nursing programs. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in charting a new course for nursing education at Georgia Southern University through course and program development, innovative instruction, and formulating academic partnerships that will provide students with state of the art learning experiences.

Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the School of Nursing, the Assistant Professor requires: didactic and clinical instruction in undergraduate and graduate courses; participation in student advising and success; participation in ongoing program and curricular assessment; demonstration of continuing professional growth and scholarly development; maintenance of expertise in areas of responsibility; participation and service in departmental, college, and university committees and initiatives. The position is an academic 9/10 month tenure-track or non-tenure track appointment. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in nursing or a closely related field by August 1, 2018.
• Must have an active unencumbered RN licensure in Georgia by August 1, 2018.
• Must have certification and licensure as a Nurse Practitioner.
• Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning as evidenced by a presentation during the campus visit with students present.
• Promise of productive scholarship consistent with the teacher-scholar model, including grant writing.
• Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and learning that is consistent with the College's priorities for the School and the mission of the University.
• Commitment to diversity and inclusion.
• Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology into teaching and scholarship.
• Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous teaching experience at the university level in baccalaureate and/or graduate nursing education.
• Experience in online instruction and development, and human simulation.
• Experience working with a diverse student body.

Screening of applications begins March 1, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2018. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, statement of teaching and scholarship philosophy, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Dr. Catherine Gilbert, Search Chair, Search # 67518
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: [email protected]
Telephone: 912-344-3145

More information about the institution is available through or Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.





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Posted: 1/29/2018
Application Due: 8/30/2018
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