Assistant Professor of Nursing
Fairmont State University
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Type of Position
Internal Recruitment only?
Anticipated Hire Date
August 2, 2021
Job Posting Date
Full Consideration Date
Job Close Date
End date (temp or grant funded position)
Aug - May (9 mo)
Base Salary/Hourly Rate
015: School of Nursing (FSU)
Main Campus, Fairmont
Position Will Report To
Dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health Admin
Duties and Responsibilities
Associate Degree Nursing Faculty Member
Participates in the development and evaluation of the ASN and/or BSN program
Develops, teaches, and evaluates assigned courses
Evaluates student performance on exams and course assignments
Evaluates student performance in the clinical environment; including skills lab and simulation lab
Assumes responsibility for serving as a course coordinator, as appropriate
Coordinates clinical rotation with clinical agency and clinical adjuncts
Teaches 12 credits per semester, includes theory, clinical, skills lab and simulation lab
Participate in ongoing course and curriculum revision
Provides engaged service at the programmatic, School, University and community levels
Participates in course and programmatic assessment activities
Participates in community and professional activities
Participates in student recruitment and retention activities
Advises currently enrolled and perspective students
Maintains appropriate scholarly and professional development activities
Provides expertise in the area of medical-surgical nursing
Contributes to the continuing innovation and development of the programs in the School of Nursing
Participates in the assessment, evaluation, and accreditation of the School of Nursing programs and the University
Participates in, manage, or lead projects within the School of Nursing, and University as requested.
Serve as course coordinator when appointed to do so.
Performs related duties as necessary and as assigned.
Grant Funded Position?
If faculty position, tenure track?
2 - Tenure Track
If faculty position, rank?
3 - Assistant Professor
Is this a faculty term position?
30 - Academic Provost
Minimum Expectations (Faculty/FEAP/NC)
Instruction and evaluation; student advising; committee assignments; faculty meetings; consultation; in-service programs; preparation for teaching; professional and scholarly development; research; performs other appropriate duties as assigned and as necessary; prepares and delivers instruction in all formats and methodologies as assigned and as necessary; attends institutional events and represents work department, school or college at such events; assists in student recruiting process and events for institution and/or work unit; adheres to and complies with all relevant federal, state and local laws; abides by Board of Governors and HEPC policies and rules, as relevant and appropriate; if assigned a State purchasing card, abides by all purchasing rules and provisions and reports/balances account as required or directed; adheres to all institutional policies and guidelines, including the provisions of the employee's relevant employee handbook; adheres to and complies with relevant provisions of the WV State Ethics Act; adheres to the provisions of FERPA; follows, adheres to and abides by all established State and University travel policies; adheres to all safety rules and provisions; reports any personal accidents/injuries or accidents/injuries of assigned staff to HR by end of work day or work shift; acknowledges responsibility as a mandatory reporter and reports all incidents under Title IX and Title VII of the United States Code to the proper Fairmont State University personnel; abides by the employee-reporting provisions of the FMLA and ADA; completes all assigned employee training and completes all required performance evaluations timely, completely and accurately.
Minimum Expectations (Classified)
Min Req Education (Classified)
Min Req Education (Faculty/FEAP/NC)
Masters of Science in Nursing (required or near
Doctoral degree in nursing preferred
Minimum of two (2) years recent experience with a focus in medical surgical nursing
Req Lic and/or Certs (Classified)
Req Lic and/or Certs (Faculty/FEAP/NC)
License to practice as a registered professional nurse in WV is required.
Type and Amount of Experience Needed (Classified)
Minimum Qualifications (Faculty/FEAP/NC)
Minimum of two years of teaching experience preferred.
Minimum of three years of experience as a registered nurse required.
Professional nurse with an emphasis in medical-surgical nursing preferred.
Required Skills: (Classified)
1. WV RN Licensure - Required
2. Doctoral Degree in Nursing or related field - preferred
3. Master's Degree in Nursing - preferred
4. Two years clinical nursing experiences as an RN - required
5. Experience in medical-surgical nursing - preferred
6. Professional and Scholarly achievement as defined by promotion and tenure guidelines - preferred
7. Agency health requirements compliance - required
8. Familiarity with on-line learning and Blackboard Learning Management System
9. Ability to foster student learning through innovative teaching modalities
10. Ability to develop and maintain partnerships within the University, clinical agencies, and profession
11. Commitment to the University and School of Nursing mission.
Notes to Applicants
All applicants MUST complete an online application; paper
applications cannot be accepted.
Please note that all candidates invited to interview are required to bring copies of all academic (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts to the interview event.
Please note that all candidates invited to interview are required to present copies of all academic transcripts.
Optional Applicant Documents
Required Applicant Documents
Statement of Philosophy
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