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
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.
Advertised: Apr 02 2021 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: