Instructor / Assistant Professor of Nursing
Columbus State University
Founded in 1958, Columbus State University, with an enrollment of nearly 8,000, is part of the University System of Georgia. CSU offers more than 70 programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is ranked among the top public regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Columbus, located 100 miles southwest of Atlanta and the second-largest city in Georgia, is recognized as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community - https://visitcolumbusga.com
Columbus State University has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence - the Spencer House - in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu
Inclusion is one of Columbus State University's values. The 2018-2023 Strategic Plan specifically states that we will work “to attain a level of diversity among faculty and staff that more closely reflects the student population.” The range of diverse students at CSU is reflected by the diverse student organizations, including Collegiate 100 Men of CSU, Collegiate Women of Columbus State University, Minority Association of Premedical/Prehealth Students, Pride +, CHispA, and others.Job Summary
The School of Nursing in Columbus State University's College of Education and Health Professions invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor of Nursing. The start date for this position is January 1, 2023.
The School of Nursing at Columbus State University graduates a diverse body of nearly 150 students annually. It offers a traditional BSN for students seeking an RN license and three online degree programs: an RN-BSN for licensed RNs with an Associate degree; a Master's of Science in Nursing (education, leadership, and information tracks); and a Master's of Science in Nursing in Family Nurse Practitioner. Both MSN programs are offered in collaboration with Georgia Southwestern State University. International opportunities are available as study abroad in Ireland, and a student service in Ecuador. Currently, over 85 percent of our nursing graduates pass the NCLEX, the National Nursing Licensure Exam, a testament to the quality of the program and faculty.Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include:
- Teaching undergraduate medical-surgical nursing courses, face-to-face and online
- Mentoring students
- Working collaboratively with area clinical and hospital staff
- Performing service and administrative tasks necessary to ensure excellence in nursing education at Columbus State University
- Contributing to scholarly activity in the field through research, presentation and publications.
A Master's degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university is required. The successful candidate must possess at least three years of quality nursing experience in a medical-surgical or specialty environment; be licensed or eligible for RN licensure in Georgia; have college level teaching in nursing and working with diverse populations; possess an understanding of technology as a tool for effective teaching; and have the ability and commitment to engage in practices that support the University's focus on student engagement and active learning. The successful candidate will also be able to foster an environment of professionalism and collaboration; work in continuous improvement of nursing preparation and research; and demonstrate exceptional ability to function as part of a team with university faculty and the community of practice.Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates who have an earned Doctorate in Nursing or a related field; evidence of successful teaching at the college level in both traditional and online environments; possess previous leadership experience in the academic and/or clinical environment; and have knowledge / experience with CCNE accreditation. Required Documents to Attach
- Letter of Application (addressing how the candidate meets the minimum and preferred qualifications)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Transcripts (Official transcripts from ALL institutions attended must be received prior to campus visit. Unofficial transcripts may be submitted early for consideration. Electronic transcripts are preferred and can be sent to [email protected])
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Copy of recent paper presentation or publication
- Contact information (email and telephone number) of three persons willing to provide letters of reference
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jan G. Burcham, Associate Dean, College of Education and Health Professions, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; Phone: 706-507-8519; or email to [email protected]
.Conditions of Employment
Successful completion of a criminal background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment is required.Equal Employment Opportunity
Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a sense of belongingness for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Special Applicant Instructions
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.
All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University's online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration. If applicable, any international transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluator prior to submission.
To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=30000&JobOpeningId=248414&PostingSeq=1
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