Assistant/Associate Professor - Nursing

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Temporary (1-year) Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

  • Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Nursing
  • Department: School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science
  • Job Posted On: July 8, 2021
  • Job Start Date: August, 2021
  • Job Status: Temporary
  • Search Type: Global Search
  • Job Post ID: 21001111


The School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for two full time, temporary, Assistant Professor positions in the Department of Nursing beginning August, 2021.

The ideal candidate seeks an academic career in a comprehensive college that emphasizes teaching and learning in a teacher-scholar model. The successful candidate's primary responsibilities will include effective teaching in the classroom and clinical settings. Full-time teaching load is 24 faculty weighted hours per contract year or approximately 4 courses per semester. Additional responsibilities include scholarship within the discipline, professional development, service on committees, and advising.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in nursing or related field.
  • Master's degree in nursing, and expertise in a clinical population area.
  • Clinical practice and teaching experience across the curriculum in undergraduate and/or graduate programs.
  • Strong track record of scholarship including publications.
  • Preference given to faculty with certification as an Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner; experience and education in specialty areas such as adult health/medical-surgical nursing, informatics, maternal child health and/or community/public health nursing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one-year full-time faculty level teaching experience.
  • A track record of scholarship.

Founded in 1855, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), ranked one of the 100 Best Colleges to Work by The Chronicle of Higher Education, is a highly selective, comprehensive, residential institution recognized as one of the outstanding public colleges in the country. TCNJ has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its nearly 6,000 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron's 75 "Most Competitive" American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report's No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in nursing, education and English. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 % of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of NYC and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. The School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science houses three departments: Nursing and Health, Exercise Science, & Public Health. The School enrolls about 600 undergraduate majors across the three departments and offers the degrees of BSN, MSN, and BS in Public Health. The nursing program is accredited by CCNE.

There are 13 full-time nursing faculty lines, approximately 300 undergraduate students, and 40 graduate students. Aspirant goals for nursing include developing enhanced learning experiences through honors, research, global experiences, and interdisciplinary coursework. Nursing programs offered at TCNJ include: BSN, RN to BSN, MSN, and Post-MSN certificate. Masters options include tracks in adult-gero, family, and neonatal, nurse educator, and School Nursing. For more information, visit

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Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and names and contact information (addresses, emails, and telephone numbers) for three references. Applications will be considered until the position is filled but those received by July 15, 2021 will be given full consideration. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.




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Job No: 21001111
Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 8/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable