Faculty (Tenure Track), Department of Undergraduate Nursing

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Job TitleFaculty (Tenure Track), Department of Undergraduate NursingFLSA StatusExemptPosted Salary RangeCommensurate with Education and ExperienceEmployment StatusFull TimeDepartmentSchool of NursingMinimum Qualifications

Must hold a terminal degree in nursing or a related field.

Purpose of Job

Carry out duties and responsibilities that are designed to contribute to achievement of the established outcomes for the undergraduate departments.

Scope of Responsibilities

Responsibilities include didactic and/or clinical instruction within content areas of expertise, participation in curriculum development, facilitating the procurement of clinical sites for clinical experiences, and advising students. The successful full-time candidate is also expected to participate in research and service activities. The faculty is accountable to the Director of Undergraduate Nursing Programs for carrying out the duties and responsibilities designed to contribute to the achievement of the established objectives of the University, SON and department.

Essential Job Functions

•Contributes to developing and monitoring departmental long-range and annual plans.
•Implements appropriate instructional methodologies to foster and promote the teacher-learning processes.
•Facilitates the development of course objectives, outlines, and students’ performance expectations.
•Maintains prescribed clinical and classroom teaching assignments and office hours.
•Maintains overload hours if required.
•Grades assignments, provides feedback and post grades according to University guidelines.
•Assesses the instructional needs of students in the program and help coordinate the development of a plan to address these needs.
•Cooperates with other faculty in carrying out activities designed to enhance the quality of the instruction, research and public service programs of the department/university.


•Successful applicants for tenure/tenure-track consideration must hold a terminal degree in nursing or a related field (e.g., nursing, adult education, human genetics, public health, epidemiology); possess research training, a publication record, and experience in the grant funding process commensurate with desired rank and tenure status.
•A master’s degree in nursing is required.
•One year of clinical experience as a registered nurse.
•Must satisfy a criminal history background check.
•Experience in undergraduate education preferred; skill in on-line education a plus.

Licensing and Certifications

•Candidates must be currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of Mississippi.
•National certification in an area of clinical specialty or nursing education is desired.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

•Ability to lead, direct, and advise students
•Ability to integrate academic standards, performance character and the principles of ethics and integrity in all aspects of job performance
•Excellent organizational and time management skills
•Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
•Clinical expertise as a role model for exemplary clinical practice
•Demonstrated ability in teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate level
•Skills in cross-cultural communication and multi-cultural competence
•Experience in nursing education

EEO / ADA Statement

Alcorn State University is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity: It is the policy of Alcorn State University to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, physical and/or mental disability, and/or political affiliation. This policy applies to all employees -regardless of position, consultants, and applicants for employment.

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areasNoSedentary Work - Exerting 10 poundsFrequentlyLight Work - Exerting up to 20 poundsOccasionallyMedium Work - Exerting 20-50 poundsHeavy Work - Exerting 50-100 poundsVery Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 poundsTravelOccasionallyExtended Work HoursOccasionallyPosting NumberNumber of Vacancies1LocationNatchezPosition End Date (if temporary)Open Date08/01/2018Close DateOpen Until FilledYesEEO Statement

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA/ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

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    1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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    3. Curriculum Vitae
    4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
    5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
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      Job No:
      Posted: 6/27/2020
      Application Due: 12/24/2020
      Work Type:
      Salary: Commensurate with experience.