Assistant Professor (F00291)

  • Arkansas State University
  • Jonesboro, AR
  • Apr 30, 2021
Full time Nursing

Job Description

 Working Title: Assistant Professor

Position #: F00291

Department: School of Nursing

Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)

Closing: 5/24/21

Proposed Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Type of Employment: Faculty

Location: ASU-Jonesboro

Please note: All postings close at 12 A.M. CST on the closing date.  A-State participates in E-Verify.

Position Summary:

Nine (9) month undergraduate non-tenure faculty position in the ACEN accredited A-State School of Nursing on the Jonesboro Campus beginning Fall 2021

Participation in teaching, student advising, professional service is expected and scholarly activity is desired. The position is full-time at the rank of assistant professor

Duties & Responsibilities:

Teaching Faculty:

  • Accepts delegated appropriate assignments and responsibilities
  • Accepts responsibility for assessing student learning and evaluating student learning outcomes


  • Actively participates in development and evaluation of curriculum, course content, clinical experiences, and test construction
  • Is responsible for didactic courses and/or clinical group size appropriate to area of clinical practice
  • Plans and supervises clinical experiences
  • Establishes effective coordinating relationships with faculty, staff and clinical agency representatives
  • Continues education for professional growth


  • Desirable to participate in nursing research and other scholarly work, including but not limited to presentations at professional meetings, grant applications, book and textbook reviews, enrollment in university courses


  • Participates in academic advising and guidance of students
  • Maintains office hours
  • Participates in the faculty organization and appropriate program, college and university activities
  • Serves on assigned program, college and university committees
  • Sponsors and promotes planned activities of students, program, college and university as requested
  • Contributes to the community through involvement in and/or consultation to health related organizations, board memberships, or professional presentations to the public
  • Participates in planning for the continued growth and progress of the program through faculty and student recruitment and retention efforts
  • Holds membership and participates in organizations that advance the profession of nursing and advanced practice nursing, such as the ANA or other professional organizations
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge of curriculum design, strategies to promote student learning, assessment and evaluation of learning, evidence based education principles, basic nursing skills and a commitment to life-long learning

Possess interpersonal and communication skills necessary to teach as part of a faculty team

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (hours vary related to clinical rotations, office hours, didactic course load, and other program activities)

Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

Full time--up to 15 credit hour teaching workload

Academic experience preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned Master of Science in Nursing Degree

Nursing academic teaching experience preferred

Two (2) years clinical practice as a RN

Must be eligible for licensure to practice nursing in Arkansas or compact state

A cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 references must be attached (in MS Word or PDF format) to the electronic application

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