Assistant Professor of Nursing (Community Health)

Lenoir-Rhyne University
North Carolina, United States
Competitive Salary
Sep 11, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Lenoir-Rhyne University College of Health Sciences seeks applications for a full-time appointment in its School of Nursing. The position is a term (non-tenure track), continuing appointment at the rank of Instructor (with Master’s degree) or Assistant Professor (with terminal Nursing degree).  The specialty area is community health nursing with clinical experience in community health nursing required.  Ability to be flexible with other clinical areas is also preferred.  The appointment is based at the Hickory, NC campus and will begin January 2021.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment and capacity for teaching excellence, student mentorship, scholarly and professional engagement, and campus citizenship.

Candidates interested in this position must have strong qualities and experience in teaching seated classes. Preference will be given to candidates with professional and nursing education experience.  All candidates must meet the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) requirements of having two years of full time clinical experience as a registered nurse, and have preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation.  This requirement may be met through different avenues as determined through the NCBON.

To complete the online application process (required), candidates are directed to:

While completing the application process, candidates will be prompted to submit a Letter of Application, a Curriculum Vitae (including the names and addresses of three references), and a Statement of Teaching Philosophy. The application letter should discuss specifically how one’s professional experiences and perspectives relate to the needs of the position and of Lenoir-Rhyne University. (The University’s mission, vision, and values statements may be reviewed at:  The search will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Any questions regarding the position or the search process should be submitted electronically to Dr. Kerry Thompson or Dr. Tabitha Toney, Search Committee Co-Chairs, at or

Founded in 1891, Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private liberal arts institution with more than 50 undergraduate degree programs and over 30 graduate degree programs. LR enrolls more than 2,750 undergraduate and graduate students and has had 11 consecutive years of enrollment growth. LR’s main campus is in Hickory, North Carolina, where both undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered. The University also offers graduate degree programs on its campuses in Asheville, North Carolina, and Columbia, South Carolina. The Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary is also in Columbia. LR is affiliated with the North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and welcomes students from all religious backgrounds.