Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Nursing

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Academic Home Department: WellStar School of Nursing Posting Job Title: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Nursing Recruitment Type: Tenure-Track Faculty Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - TBD Area of Specialty-Discipline: Nursing Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable: Position Status: Regular Faculty Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track Terms of Employment: 9-Month Contract Type: Full-time Date Position Available: 01/01/2019 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The WellStar School of Nursing seeks applicants for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing with expertise in adult, pediatric, community, obstetrics/women’s health or psychiatric/mental health nursing. These are 9-month, tenure-track appointments that reports to the Director of the WellStar School of Nursing which offers undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Teaching responsibilities may be in undergraduate and graduate didactic and clinical courses. Other responsibilities include participation in ongoing curricular assessment, scholarly activities, and service in departmental, college, and university committees. Ideal candidates will possess: 1) an active RN license in Georgia or be eligible for a Georgia nursing license, 2) previous teaching experience, 3) a beginning program of research in a focused area, 4) the ability to seek and obtain external research funding, and 5) a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Research-focused doctoral degree in nursing or a related field, or the foreign equivalent. Candidates must possess a master’s degree in nursing or its foreign equivalent and have a clinical background in adult, maternal-child, pediatric, obstetrics/women’s health, community, or psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 12/10/2018 Questions About Position Opening:

Yvonne D. Eaves, PhD, RN
Thomas & Elizabeth Holder Endowed Chair and
Director, WellStar School of Nursing
Kennesaw State University
520 Parliament Garden Way, MD 4102
Kennesaw, GA 30144
[email protected]

Additional Information for Applicants

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 10, 2018; however, applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Application Instructions Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000724 USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 41410 Departmental/College Overview:

The WellStar School of Nursing produces the most new BSN graduate nurses in Georgia with both traditional and accelerated tracks, in addition to master’s graduates. WSON graduates have one of the highest pass rates on national certification examinations in the state. The school employs approximately 45 full-time faculty and numerous part-time faculty. The WSON is housed within the WellStar College of Health and Human Services, which includes departments of Social Work and Human Services, Health Promotion and Physical Education, and Exercise Science and Sports Management.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
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    Posted: 12/30/2018
    Application Due: 6/15/2019
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