Asst Professor of Nursing

  • Reinhardt University
  • Waleska, GA
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Nursing

Job Description

Reinhardt University invites applications for the position of Full Time Faculty in the Cauble School of Nursing and Health Sciences. The position is a renewable 9-month appointment, non-tenure-track position for a Registered Nurse with the minimal credential of MSN and preference of a terminal degree in nursing. The position will start August 1, 2021 and end May 12, 2022. The position reports to the Dean of the Cauble School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Primary duties include teaching 12 credit hours per term, Experience in Medical Surgical Nursing, Leadership in Nursing, Mental Health or Nursing Research is a plus.

Additionally, courses in the nursing major, advising of students, service on faculty committees, and on-going engagement with professional development related to the candidate's discipline and university teaching is also an expectation. Candidates should demonstrate effective teaching, service, and scholarship or performance and show an enthusiastic willingness to actively contribute to a stimulating educational environment where students have an opportunity to grow and learn in challenging academic programs. Candidates are expected to demonstrate effective teaching at the collegiate level, including practice of active and engaged learning strategies. 

Responsibilities & Duties: 

  • Teach effectively twelve credit hours of course work in fall and spring terms; 
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor for an average of 25 students, including undecided majors; 
  • Serve the University through participation in program, academic school and Faculty Senate meetings, as well as through service on faculty and University-wide committees; 
  • Assist program coordinator and school dean with assessment of student learning and develop strategies for educational improvement; 
  • Support efforts to retain students through the Early Alert program; 
  • Grow and develop professionally through scholarship within the discipline and generally as university teacher; 
  • Contribute to the smooth and effective functioning of the University by following established policies and procedures; 
  • Participate as an active citizen of the University community by attending University-wide ceremonies, academic events, and co-curricular events; 
  • Respond to deadlines established by the provost, the registrar, the school dean, the program coordinator, and the bookstore manager; 
  • Serve on committees, councils, and task forces; 
  • Work with the administrative offices to recruit students; 
  • Participate in faculty governance and shared governance of the University; 
  • Perform additional and appropriate duties as may be assigned by school dean, the provost, or the president to accomplish the mission of the University. 
  • Coordination, lesson planning, and grading for the nursing student in both the didactic and clinical setting 
  • Participation in accreditation and research opportunities associated with school. 
  • Participation in scholarship, teaching, and service 
  • Participation in the governance, service, scholarship and committees within the School of Nursing 

Ideal Candidate Will Demonstrate: 

  • Commitment to academic challenge in an environment of care that is consistent with Reinhardt University's educational mission to educate the whole person and historic affiliation with the United Methodist Church; 
  • An exemplary record of teaching effectiveness, student advising, service, scholarship and/or performance; 
  • Ability to draw students into an academic environment that values critical thinking, analytical problem solving, effective oral and written communication, civil debate, and intellectual dialogue; 
  • Commitment to creating an inspiring atmosphere that values diversity and diverse perspectives; 
  • Ability to lead students through academic and career planning that responds to disciplinary expectations, professional preparation, and the community values; 
  • A focus on assisting colleagues, program coordinators, deans, and administrators in meeting goals of enrollment and retention of students; 
  • Interest in developing pedagogical methods and techniques to improve student learning and student engagement; 
  • Collegiality, integrity, and good will. 


The position requires an active unencumbered R.N. license, minimally an MSN, with a preference of an earned terminal degree (Ph.D., DNP in Nursing) and a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline from a regionally accredited institution. Candidates should show a record of successful experience teaching, advising, serving, scholarship or performance at the university or college level. 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Founded in 1883, Reinhardt University is focused on shaping lives and building futures. The University's vision is to create a Reinhardt Experience where each student thrives. Reinhardt's mission is to educate the whole person by developing the intellectual, social, personal, vocational, spiritual, and physical dimensions of its students. As a private comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Reinhardt offers 40+ graduate and undergraduate programs, ranging from biology, business and education to music, theatre, and creative writing. Reinhardt is located in Waleska, Georgia, 45 miles north of mid-town Atlanta. 

The Cauble School of Nursing and Health Sciences offers a traditional BSN prelicensure program. The only BSN in Cherokee county, Reinhardt offers the opportunity to the student to learn how to impact and change lives through becoming a Registered Nurse. Our vision as faculty it to utilize the latest and greatest teaching and learning strategies to assist the student in realizing their dreams of becoming a registered nurse. To learn more about our nursing program and curriculum, visit our website at  ;

The Cauble School of Nursing is SACSCOC accredited, has obtained initial approval through the Georgia Board of Nursing and participating in the CCNE accreditation process. 

Reinhardt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/M/V/H/V). 

Reinhardt University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) to award associates, baccalaureate and master's degree programs. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Reinhardt University 

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