Assistant Professor of Nursing

West Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 08, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Posting Announcement

Position Information

Requisition Number



Fairmont State University  

Working Title

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


Benefits Eligible?


End date (temp or grant funded position)


Appointment Length

Aug - May (9 mo)  

Base Salary/Hourly Rate


Published Salary



015: School of Nursing (FSU)  

Employment Location

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.  

Minimum Qualifications


Grant Funded Position?


If faculty position, tenure track?

2 - Tenure Track  

If faculty position, rank?

3 - Assistant Professor  

Is this a faculty term position?


Special Conditions


Job Family:

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 completion)
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)


Preferred Qualifications

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

Transcript #2
Transcript #3

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter
Statement of Philosophy
Transcript #1  


For a more detailed job description, refer to the listed requisition number and apply online at:


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