Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Nursing #140583, #140585, #120567

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Posting NumberFAC341PQuick Link for Internal Postings TitleWorking TitleAssistant/Associate/Full Professor - Nursing #140583, #140585, #120567DepartmentSchool of NursingPosition Summary

The School of Nursing (SON) invites qualified applicants to join a growing and well-respected program. We are seeking to fill three full-time 9-month appointments. Tenure track or fixed term options are available. Rank is commensurate with experience. We are seeking candidates across the nursing specialties, including but not limited to, adult health, pediatrics, mental health, geriatric health, community health, and simulation.

The successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills, and based on their expertise, clinical, and research expertise, his/her primary responsibilities may include classroom, online and clinical/laboratory teaching. Western Carolina University has adopted the Boyer Model of Scholarship to support its commitment to integrated learning, the scholarship of engagement, and the stewardship of place. Other responsibilities include service on committees and participation in official activities of the School, College and University.

WCU SON is fully accredited through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The WCU SON programs are located on the Cullowhee campus, housed in the state of the art Health Sciences building, and at the Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville, North Carolina, with clinical sites across the region in both rural and urban settings.

Carnegie statement

WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this PositionMinimum Qualifications

Requirements: master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program; eligibility for RN licensure in NC; prior teaching experience at BSN level or higher, current CPR certification, and two years prior experience in direct patient care as an RN. Applicants must also meet nurse educator requirements as outlined by the NC Board of Nursing.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements: Doctoral Degree in Nursing or a related field (required for tenure track).

Position TypePermanent Full-TimeNumber of Hours Per WeekNumber of Months Per Year9 Posting Text

Open Date07/17/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

You must apply online. Please attach a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a list of three references with complete contact information and unofficial transcripts with your application. For questions or additional information, please contact Chris Bullock, ([email protected]) or 828.227.7467


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of references
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
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    Posted: 7/24/2019
    Application Due: 10/22/2019
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