Tenure Track Nursing Faculty Position

Job Details

Job Title: Tenure Track Nursing Faculty Position
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 227021
About Us 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.

For more information about UWG, visit https://www.westga.edu/about-uwg/index.php

Becoming UWG

Becoming is about what we grow to be. UWG is positioning for Success in the 21st Century, introducing Strategic Priorities to help shape a comprehensive blueprint for our university. Relevance, Competitiveness and Placemaking serve as the pillars for the future of the institution. Learn more at https://www.westga.edu/becominguwg/index.php.

UWG Commitment Statement

Dedicating ourselves to the curation of a first-choice university.

Department Information

The University of West Georgia Tanner Health System School of Nursing strives for educational excellence in a caring environment¿ with over 550 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. 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

Tenure-track academic-year faculty appointment. Nurses in all clinical specialty areas are sought including nurse practitioners and those with backgrounds in informatics, nursing education, and nursing leadership. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching in online and traditional classroom settings; simulation, laboratory and clinical instruction; and scholarly productivity in a supportive environment.


    Graduate and undergraduate teaching in online and traditional classroom settings; simulation, laboratory and clinical instruction Scholarly productivity in a supportive environment Service to the school, university, community, and profession
Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Applicants are required to hold a graduate degree in nursing with a clinical background in specialty area(s), an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field, and have an active RN license (or eligible) to practice nursing in the state of Georgia (eNLC).

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Certification in a specialty area, certification as a nurse practitioner, doctorate in nursing

Preferred Experiences
Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a record of accomplishments in working with diverse populations of students, and evidence of a scholarly productivity.

Proposed Salary

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Listing of at least four references, including phone and email contact details
  • Unofficial transcripts
Apply Before Date

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Conditions of Employment

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

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Stascs Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Educaon Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universies to disclose certain mely and annual informaon about campus crime and security policies.

It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.


The University of West Georgia is a leading residential, doctoral comprehensive university that offers a broad undergraduate and graduate curriculum based on a liberal arts foundation. UWG enrolls more than 10,600 students, including an active international student population from more than 80 countries.university_of_west_georgia1.jpg

The university takes its mission of "Educational Excellence in a Personal Environment" seriously and is nationally recognized for the access to research opportunities and technology it provides to undergraduates. It has been named a Best Southeastern College by the Princeton Review for five years in a row and one of America's Best Value Colleges for 2007 and 2008.

university_of_west_georgia2.jpgUWG currently offers 109 programs of study, including 56 bachelor's and 40 master's and specialist degrees, two doctorates and 11 certificates, as well as Georgia's only Honors College. A third doctoral degree and a new master's degree have been approved by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. The Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision will begin in the summer of 2009, and a Masters in Arts in Criminology will begin in Fall 2008. Gifted high-school-age students can earn high school and college credit through the Advanced Academy of Georgia, one of only 15 U.S. residential college-early-entrance programs.university_of_west_georgia3.jpg

The Graduate School has one of the highest percentages of students enrolled in graduate classes in the University System. Undergraduates have nationally acclaimed access to research opportunities, and instruction is enhanced by faculty member research that is supported by more than $2.2 million in grants.

Only 50 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia, UWG offers a complete college experience featuring residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics and more than 100 student organizations on a beautiful, wooded 375-acre campus.



Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert