Instructor of Nursing

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Instructor of Nursing —Search # 67663
Waters College of Health Professions - School of Nursing

The School of Nursing in the Waters College of Health Professions invites applications and nominations for two positions as Instructor of Nursing. Both positions are located on the Statesboro campus, but may require teaching on the other campuses.

Georgia Southern University is the state's largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 141 degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern is designated a Carnegie Doctoral/Research university and serves more than 27,000 students on three vibrant campuses—the Armstrong campus in Savannah, the Statesboro campus, and the Liberty campus in Hinesville. Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery, and personal growth. Nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as working citizens.

Since 1906, the University's hallmark has been a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Central to the University's mission is the faculty's dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement. Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.

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 serve. 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 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 Instructor positions require didactic and clinical instruction in the undergraduate program; 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 positions are academic (9/10 month), non-tenure track appointments, and the salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned master's degree (or higher) in nursing by August 1, 2019.
  • Must have an active unencumbered RN licensure in Georgia by August 1, 2019.
  • If a Nurse Practitioner, must have certification and licensure as Nurse Practitioner in Georgia by August 1, 2019.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning as evidenced by a presentation during the campus visit with students present.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and learning that is consistent with the College's priorities for the School and 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 February 1, 2019, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2019. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, 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 # 67663
    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: 12/18/2018
    Application Due: 10/9/2019
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