Non-Tenure Track Nurse Faculty Position

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        Non-Tenure Track Nurse Faculty Position

“Educational Excellence in a Caring Environment"

About UWG:

The University of West Georgia ( is a growing regional, comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 13,000, including students from 42 Georgia counties and 37 states. Our diverse student population includes representation from 72 countries, is 37% Black/African American and 66% female. The University of West Georgia is a charter member of the University System of Georgia and accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  The main campus is located on 645 acres in Carrollton. Named a City of Excellence in Georgia, Carrollton, 45 minutes from Atlanta, is a vibrant city anchoring the west Georgia region. The Newnan Center, located 25 miles from Carrollton is a vital part of the University. The University of West Georgia is currently in a dynamic strategic planning process focused around the constructs of relevance, competitiveness, and placemaking.  Effective and innovative academic programs are offered in four colleges and two schools. UWG is an innovative, progressive leader in online instruction and is committed to supporting faculty growth in all facets of scholarship, teaching, and learning. 


Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.


Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that’s never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.


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About the Department:


The University of West Georgia Tanner Health System School of Nursing strives for “educational excellence in a caring environment” with over 500 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. Designated as a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing, SON instructional facilities are state of the art including spectacular lab and simulation spaces in Carrollton and Newnan. U\undergraduate programs include a pre-licensure BSN program and a 100% online RN to BSN program.  Graduate programs, recognized for 8 consecutive years by US News and World Report, are also online including a MSN program (Nurse Educator Track or Health Systems Leadership Track with an option for the AACN Clinical Nurse Leader Role), as well as an innovative EdD in Nursing Education program. 


Job Summary


Non-tenure-track academic-year faculty appointment available with a start date of August 1st, 2021.  Applicants are sought in all clinical specialty areas as well as those with backgrounds in informatics, nurse practitioner experience, nursing education, and nursing leadership. Responsibilities include undergraduate teaching in online and traditional classroom settings; simulation, laboratory and clinical instruction.


Required Qualifications


Master’s degree in nursing with a clinical background in specialty area(s)  Active RN eNLC license to practice nursing in Georgia (or eligible) Preferred qualifications


Certification in a specialty area Certification as a nurse practitioner Doctorate in nursing or related field Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels A record of accomplishment in working with diverse populations of students, and evidence of a scholarly program, broadly defined.   Proposed Salary


Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


Required Documents


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Required application documents include:


Letter of application (cover letter) Three letters of recommendation Curriculum vitae Contact Information


Lisa Robinson, Chair of the Search Committee [email protected]




Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.


EEO Statement


It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.


This is a non-tenure track, nine-month appointment with the possibility for summer employment.  Start date for the position is August 1, 2021, pending availability of funding.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.  The University of West Georgia is committed to diversity.  





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Posted: 2/24/2021
Application Due: 4/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time