Assistant Professor of Nursing—Search # 67873 (6 positions)
Waters College of Health Professions – School of Nursing
The School of Nursing in the Waters College of Health Professions invites applications and nominations for six tenure-track assistant professor of nursing positions.
Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research, serving about 27,000 students on three beautiful campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning opportunities.
To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body and to fulfill the University's commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose work furthers the institution's goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Within this setting, the mission of the School of Nursing is to prepare a diverse student population to become professional nurses through academic excellence to promote health and enhance the quality of life for citizens in the rural and urban communities they serve. The School of Nursing aspires to be the premier center for academic excellence in professional nursing education for the southeastern United States through transformative learning opportunities that promote a culture of caring and a legacy of lifelong scholarship, leadership and responsible community service and stewardship. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to participate in charting a new course for nursing education at Georgia Southern University through course and program development, innovative instruction, and formulating academic partnerships that will provide students with state-of-the-art learning experiences.
Position Description. Reporting to the chair of the School of Nursing, the tenure-track assistant professor position requires didactic and clinical instruction in undergraduate and/or graduate courses; participation in promoting student success; participation in ongoing program and curricular assessment; demonstration of continuing professional growth and scholarly development; maintenance of expertise in areas of responsibility; participation in service in school, college, and university committees and initiatives. The position is an academic (10 month), tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Earned doctorate in nursing, or a closely related field, by August 1, 2022.
Must have an active unencumbered RN licensure in Georgia by August 1, 2022.
Nurse Practitioner applicants must have certification and licensure as a nurse practitioner.
Promise of productive scholarship consistent with the teacher scholar model, including grant writing.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and learning that is consistent with the college's priorities for the school and the mission of the University.
Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology into teaching and scholarship.
Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives.
Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.
Demonstrated commitment to advancing a strong and growing research and scholarship agenda and the production of research/creative activities as appropriate to the discipline.
Previous teaching experience at the university level and baccalaureate and/or graduate nursing education.
Experience in online instruction and development, and human simulation.
Experience working with a diverse student body.
Conditions of Employment:
Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.
All work for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.
Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus
Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.
Screening of applications begins November 29, 2021 and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2022. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Dr. Nikiya Lewis, Search Chair, Search #67873
Georgia Southern Universit
Electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or https://chp.georgiasouthern.edu/employment-opportunities/. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.
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