Assistant Professor of Nursing

Middle Georgia State University
MGA - Macon

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Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
Location: MGA - Macon
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 240682
About Us

Middle Georgia State University (MGA), a multi-campus, baccalaureate and graduate degree granting public institution, is the most affordable public state university in Georgia. MGA has five campuses—Macon, Cochran, Dublin, Eastman, and Warner Robins, all located in central Georgia—and global outreach through its fully-online campus. Its enrollment of 8,000 students is largely comprised of students from most of Georgia’s 159 counties. The University has six academic schools, including Georgia’s flagship aviation university, that support its mission to educate and graduate inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the region through professional leadership, innovative partnerships and community engagement.

Job Summary

This position requires demonstration of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching with the potential to travel between campuses: Macon, Warner Robins, Cochran and Dublin. Teaching responsibilities may vary with regards to program type: Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Program, Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science Degree Program, RN-BSN (on-line and face-to-face) Completion Program, and the Masters of Science in Nursing Program.

Responsibilities (Students)

    Fulfills faculty workload requirement through excellence in teaching, course-related advisement and other activities. Participates in student-faculty activities that serve to strengthen student-faculty relationships.Participates in student advisement and academic counseling.Plans for clinical experiences for students during clinical rotation. Supervised the clinical instruction of students.Evaluates theoretical and clinical components of students’ instruction.Informs the coordinator of progress or problems encountered in the area of instruction.Assists with maintaining necessary records and reports.Performs related duties as assigned.

(Department of Nursing)

    Assumes responsibility for assigned units of instruction and for unit exams.Contributes to the ongoing development of the program through unit and course revision and refinement and the implementation of formative and summative evaluation processes.Provides input in the Department of Nursing budget.Participates in the selection and orientation of new faculty.Establishes and maintains policies on selection, admission, promotion and graduation of students.Participates in maintaining and updating the Skill lab and multimedia resources.Maintains satisfactory relationships with cooperating agencies. Seeks out and evaluate new clinical resources.Participate in campus-wide and departmental committees.Assists the Department Chair in the development, implementation and evaluation of objectives and goals for the Department.Submits annual professional objectives for the academic year to the Chair for the Georgia Board of Nursing.Performs related duties as assigned.


    Remains current with the changing trends in nursing education and practice.Participates in professional and community activities related to the improvement of health care.Maintains personal growth and development through ongoing faculty development activities.Performs related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications (Educational)

    Master’s degree with nursing major required.Doctorate in nursing or related field preferred.

    Current unencumbered Georgia Registered Nurse license.Evidence of continued professional development.1-2 years recent professional nursing experience.1-2 years of teaching experience in an academic or healthcare setting preferred.

Required Documents to Attach
    Letter of interest including teaching philosophy Curriculum vitaeUnofficial Academic Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)Name and contact information for three professional references
Background Check Offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check.


One of 31 institutions in the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State was created in 2013 by the con­solidation of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College.

Middle Georgia State College strives to offer bachelor’s degrees that enhance the educational, economic, and cultural lives of Middle Georgians. Additionally, the college offers a wide array of associate’s degrees that meet the educational interests of traditional and non-traditional students in the region. With low tuition, robust financial aid, a commitment to the success of each student and a vibrant residence life program on three of our five campuses, Middle Georgia State promises an affordable, challenging, and rewarding college experience leading to degrees of proven quality. Our success is measured best by the accomplishments of our graduates in their chosen professions, as well as by the contributions they make to their communities.


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