Assistant Professor of Nursing

Job description

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Job ID: 224360
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Wellstar School of Nursing (WSON) offers BSN and MSN degrees and is one of the largest programs in Georgia. The School graduates more new Baccalaureate nurses than other programs in Georgia. The School currently employs nearly 50 full-time faculty and numerous part-time faculty. A five-year plan to increase undergraduate enrollment is underway. 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 as well as an Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth.

Job Summary
The Wellstar School of Nursing at Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for two twelve-month tenure track Assistant Professor of Nursing faculty positions, beginning July 1, 2021.

Qualified applicants will have clinical expertise in adult health, community health, psychiatric/mental health, parent/child or women's health nursing and/or skills and simulation labs. These positions report to the Director of the Wellstar School of Nursing. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in undergraduate 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 eligibility for a Georgia nursing license; 2) previous teaching experience; 3) evidence of a beginning program of research and scholarship/creative activities in a focused area; 4) the ability to seek and obtain external research funding; and 5) a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Required Qualifications
Required Qualifications Include: a research focused doctoral degree in nursing or a related field, or the foreign equivalent. Candidates who did not complete a BSN to PhD degree, must possess a master's degree in nursing or a related field, or the foreign equivalent. BSN to PhD graduates are not required to hold a master's degree. Candidates must have a clinical background in adult health, community health, psychiatric/mental health, parent/child or women's health nursing and/or skills and simulation labs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience
  • Evidence of scholarship and creative activities
  • Prior success in obtaining intramural or extramural funding

Required Documents to Attach
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)

Apply Before Date
Open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Rebecca Shabo, Associate Professor and Chair, Faculty Search Committee, 470-578-2642, [email protected].

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

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Job No:
Posted: 2/25/2021
Application Due: 2/25/2033
Work Type: Full Time