Assistant or Associate Professor/Family Nurse Practitioner Faculty (45244)

Claflin University
Claflin University Main Campus - Orangeburg, SC, 29115

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

Job Details

Job Details

Job Location: Claflin University Main Campus - Orangeburg, SC

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: Graduate Degree

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Job Shift: Any

Job Category: Education

Description Overview


The Nursing Department at Claflin University invites applicants for a faculty position (online and clinical immersion) in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. This position is for full-time faculty employment. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse learners. Instructors are responsible for leveraging their expertise to deliver education services to students by:

  • Implementing the Claflin University mission and program curricula
  • Teaching didactic and clinical courses in MSN Family Nurse Practitioner program
  • Supporting student learning and development through coaching and mentoring
  • Contributing to the ongoing development and evaluation of the programs including planning and evaluating specific course offerings
  • Collaborating with graduate nursing faculty to ensure course and program-level quality
  • Providing timely and specific student feedback according to department guidelines
  • Serving in active clinical practice (faculty must currently hold FNP clinical appointment or attain prior to start date and maintain while employed as faculty).
  • Maintaining current knowledge related to policies, process, and procedures in field of specialty
  • Attending virtual and on-campus meetings as requested
  • Providing functional supervision of assigned students
  • Providing outpatient ambulatory care for students
  • Promoting preventive health care
  • Participating in administrative conferences and staff meetings
  • Attending continuing education seminars

Qualifications Qualifications

Requirements: Candidates must be a PhD- or DNP-prepared Family Nurse Practitioner with at least 2 years clinical experience as a nurse practitioner and prior teaching experience in a graduate-level program. MSN prepared FNPs with extensive clinical experience and post graduate education will be considered. Must hold APRN license in S.C. as Family Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority.


Claflin University is a nationally ranked comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with The United Methodist Church. A historically black university founded in 1869, Claflin is committed to providing students with access to exemplary educational opportunities in its undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs. Claflin seeks to foster a rich community comprised of students, faculty, staff, and administrators who work to nurture and develop the skills and character needed for engaged citizenship and visionary and effective leadership.

In its undergraduate programs, Claflin provides students with the essential foundation of a liberal arts education. Emphasizing critical and analytic thinking, independent research, oral and written communication skills, the University invites students to use disciplined study to explore and confront the substantive challenges facing the global society. Claflin’s graduate programs provide opportunities for advanced students to increase their specialization in particular fields of study oriented toward professional enhancement and academic growth. Its continuing education programs provide students with expanded avenues for professional development and personal fulfillment.

Clafin Guiding Principles

At the center of everything we do is a system of values informing and guiding all policies and programs. These values, expressed through our decisions and actions, are defined by five overarching guiding principles:

Commitment to Excellence

Through doing things better and differently.

Commitment to Valuing People

By providing a safe, wholesome and healthy environment for our people to live, learn and work. 

Commitment to Being Customer Focused

Ensuring that everyone knows who the customer is, and takes steps to show it.

Commitment to Exemplary Educational Programs

By educating our students in a way to help them have a full, quality life and function as productive citizens.

Commitment to Financial Accountability

By putting in place sound and effective fiscal policies which are consistent with the mission and goals of the university.

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