Instructor/Assistant Professor

Virginia, United States
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Nov 16, 2020
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Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

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Instructor/Assistant Professor

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Maranda Sanders

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Job Summary/Basic Function

Faculty position will work out of the School of Nursing, and will be responsible for supervising nursing students in the clinical setting, including making patient assignments, completing clinical grading, and promoting positive working relationships with healthcare facilities. The Clinical Instructor will assist with clinical remediation. The area of responsibility for this role is very wide and thus requires thorough knowledge of various processes.
Job duties include:
1. Work directly with the Chair of the Residential BSN Program, the Executive Director of Clinical Affairs, lead faculty and staff to support the learning environment for the undergraduate residential student as well as faculty and staff participating in clinical learning experiences.
2. Assists with student learning experiences, curriculum implementation, and other clinical and/or simulation center related duties as assigned.
3. Supervise nursing students during clinical experiences, creates patient assignments, completes clinical grading, and works with unit nurses to ensure patient safety.
4. Remains abreast of existing and emerging evidence based nursing practice. Completes required professional development.
5. Promote a positive working relationship with clinical sites.
6. Works effectively as a team member, embracing and fostering LU’s mission.
7. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in nursing required
• Current unencumbered Virginia nursing license
• At least 3 years clinical experience
• Candidate will be professional with excellent personal communication skills and computer skills
• Current certification in American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ( CPR ) for Healthcare Provider with AED .

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in nursing required; doctoral degree or application for enrollment in a doctoral program in nursing preferred
• Current unencumbered Virginia nursing license
• At least 5 years clinical experience
• Current certification in ACLS, PALS, and/or NRP preferred
• Current CPR instructor
• Candidate will be professional with excellent personal communication skills and good computer skills.

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Special Instructions for Applicants

Liberty University requires a “Statement of Teaching Philosophy”. The Statement of Teaching Philosophy is a couple of paragraphs about how you will incorporate your faith into your teaching.
In addition, Liberty University requires three signed reference letters – two professional and one pastoral. Please have your references write their letter/email to Dr. Shanna Akers.
1. Reference letters may be mailed through the US post office. Please have your references mail their letter to the full address below.
Liberty University School of Nursing
Mrs. Cindy Wright – 710566
1971 University Blvd
Lynchburg, VA 24515
2. Reference letters may be delivered in sealed envelopes personally to Cindy Wright in DeMoss Hall 2142.
3. Reference letters may be emailed. Please email them to
4. Reference letters may be submitted with your application. When you fill out your application online, you will be given an opportunity to upload references on the Liberty HR application website.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation
  5. Curriculum Vitae
  6. Teaching Philosophy
  7. Pastoral Reference Letter
  8. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  9. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
  10. Professional License(s)
Optional Documents
  1. Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
  2. Unofficial Transcript 1
  3. Unofficial Transcript 2
  4. Unofficial Transcript 3
  5. Other Document
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education you have attained?
    • Current High School Student
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Ph.D.
  2. Please list all current certifications or licenses.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Have you ever had your professional licensure suspended or revoked (LPN, RN)?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No

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