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Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

Job description

The School of Nursing, Health Sciences and Human Services at Tusculum College is seeking applications for a full-time nursing faculty member for the undergraduate nursing program beginning August 2018.  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 will commensurate with education and experience.


Nursing Preferred:  Preferred qualifications are an earned doctorate degree in Nursing, or a related field, from an accredited institution, three years full-time college teaching experience that demonstrates excellence in teaching and student success, teaching experience with online and hybrid classes, and experience with regional and programmatic accreditation.   If applicant holds a doctorate in related field, master’s degree must be in nursing.

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.  Applicants should hold a current and unencumbered registered nurse license, or be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee; 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.


Only online applications will be accepted. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three reference letters. Submit materials electronically to [email protected] to Attn: Assistant Professor of Nursing Search EOE/ E-Verify

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a 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.




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Posted: 6/15/2018
Application Due: 8/14/2018
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