Assistant Professor 9 Mo of Nursing - F00291

Arkansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 23, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary:

Nine (9) month undergraduate non-tenure faculty position in the ACEN accredited A-State School of Nursing on the Jonesboro Campus beginning Fall 2021

Participation in teaching, student advising, professional service is expected and scholarly activity is desired. The position is full-time at the rank of assistant professor

Duties & Responsibilities:


Teaching Faculty:

    Accepts delegated appropriate assignments and responsibilities Accepts responsibility for assessing student learning and evaluating student learning outcomes

    Actively participates in development and evaluation of curriculum, course content, clinical experiences, and test construction Is responsible for didactic courses and/or clinical group size appropriate to area of clinical practice Plans and supervises clinical experiences Establishes effective coordinating relationships with faculty, staff and clinical agency representatives Continues education for professional growth

    Desirable to participate in nursing research and other scholarly work, including but not limited to presentations at professional meetings, grant applications, book and textbook reviews, enrollment in university courses

    Participates in academic advising and guidance of students Maintains office hours Participates in the faculty organization and appropriate program, college and university activities Serves on assigned program, college and university committees Sponsors and promotes planned activities of students, program, college and university as requested Contributes to the community through involvement in and/or consultation to health related organizations, board memberships, or professional presentations to the public Participates in planning for the continued growth and progress of the program through faculty and student recruitment and retention efforts Holds membership and participates in organizations that advance the profession of nursing and advanced practice nursing, such as the ANA or other professional organizations
  • Other duties as assigned



Knowledge of curriculum design, strategies to promote student learning, assessment and evaluation of learning, evidence based education principles, basic nursing skills and a commitment to life-long learning

Possess interpersonal and communication skills necessary to teach as part of a faculty team

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (hours vary related to clinical rotations, office hours, didactic course load, and other program activities)

Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

Full time--up to 15 credit hour teaching workload

Academic experience preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned Master of Science in Nursing Degree

Nursing academic teaching experience preferred

Two (2) years clinical practice as a RN

Must be eligible for licensure to practice nursing in Arkansas or compact state

A cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 references must be attached (in MS Word or PDF format) to the electronic application

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