Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Nursing
The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in the Swain Department of Nursing (SDN), beginning fall 2021. Located in beautiful and historic Charleston, S.C., The Citadel is a fully accredited, public, comprehensive, co-educational college with a student body of about 2300 undergraduate students who make up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and another 1000 students who attend The Citadel Graduate College, a civilian evening and online program that offers graduate and professional degrees as well as undergraduate programs. For the past ten years, U.S. News and World Report has ranked The Citadel as the top public college in the South among masters granting institutions.
One of seven departments in the Swain Family School of Science and Mathematics, the SDN offers the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The BSN is offered both as a day program to the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and as an evening degree-completion program. Established in 2017, the program has grown rapidly and presently enrolls 80 students.
The primary role of the nursing faculty is the pre-licensure education of students in the classroom and in the clinical setting. Faculty members are also responsible for scholarly activity and service. Primary teaching responsibilities include fundamentals, medical-surgical nursing, and health assessment; additional teaching responsibilities may include pathophysiology or pharmacology. The Citadel supports faculty research, professional development, and travel through internal funding. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive. The contract is a full-time, 9-month position.
An earned doctoral degree in nursing or closely-related field; an unencumbered active license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of South Carolina or eligibility to obtain RN licensure in South Carolina; two years of teaching experience in an academic setting and medical-surgical nursing experience.
Certification as a nurse educator (CNE) or willingness to obtain and maintain certification within 2 years of employment; five years of nursing experience in clinical practice as a registered nurse; experience as a military nurse; experience with CCNE accreditation; experience with nursing simulation; experience or interest in delivering online curricula.
Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing how they meet the required qualifications and the preferred qualifications as applicable; an updated curriculum vitae; a narrative that describes their teaching philosophy and plans for scholarly activity; and a list of at least four professional references, two of which can speak to the candidate's teaching ability and experience.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until we fill the position. Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. The Citadel is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment.
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