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Assistant Professor of Nursing

Georgian Court University
Lakewood, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 1, 2024

Job Details

  • The Department of Nursing seeks full time faculty Assistant Professor to support an expanding nursing major. The candidate should enjoy teaching above all other aspects of academia and must bring creative pedagogy to the classroom. He or she will develop/revise curriculum and coordinate clinical laboratory experiences in Adult Health and other specialty courses as needed.

    This is a full time tenure-track 12 month position in the -Hackensack Meridian Health School of Nursing beginning Fall Semester 2024.

    Essential Functions:
  • Integrate the Mercy core values of respect, integrity, compassion, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
  • Teach Adult Health and other courses in the curriculum as needed in a BSN program using active learning strategies. Experience in a specialty areas such as Behavioral Health, Maternal Child, Pediatrics and/or Community Health is desirable.
  • Conduct learning needs assessment and assess learning outcomes.
  • Participate in curriculum redesign.
  • Mentor graduates for NCLEX success.
  • Actively participate in regulatory and accreditation processes, including assessment, self study preparation, and site visit activities.
  • Develop, implement and assess the clinical laboratory placements.
  • Integrate QSEN, inter-professional and other emerging competencies into teaching and learning.
  • Advise/mentor students.
  • Participate in departmental, university school service.
  • Collaborate in program development, student recruitment, student remediation, and continuous program assessment and improvement.
  • Regularly participate in course assessment and program assessment and be willing to make improvements in teaching/advising.
  • Engage in scholarly activities including original research, presentations and publications.
  • Teach at the Lakewood campus, off site locations, in the evening and weekends and over the summer.
  • Teach in the regular, ABSN and DEMSN program including summer offerings as needed.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in on-going off site teaching initiatives.
  • Coordinate on campus and off site clinical learning laboratory activities.
  • Investigate new technology to enhance the learning environment for students.
  • Communicate with clinical instructors on the required skills and competencies required of students in a changing health care environment.
  • Participate in departmental functions such as lectures, Open House, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing required/ Doctoral Degree strongly preferred.
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a RN in New Jersey.
  • Knowledge and experience in teaching in the classroom and clinical settings.
  • Prior experience in nursing in the acute care setting.
  • Prior experience in other nursing specialties desirable.
  • Demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence.
  • Ability or willingness to learn to use instructional technologies effectively is essential; Familiarity with distance learning is desirable.
  • Commitment to active, learner centered teaching.
  • Experience assessing learning outcomes in courses and programs.
  • Knowledge of nursing curricular design/assessment and BON and/or CCNE accreditation.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with students and faculty.
  • Strong clinical nursing skillset and recent clinical experience preferred.


Georgian Court University

Georgian Court University: History, Culture and Academic Excellence

Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful Jersey Shore. Bordering Lake Carasaljo, the site is a National Historic Landmark with magnificent statuary, beautiful architecture and lush gardens, making it a truly breathtaking and inspiring place to learn, study, and live. After a long history as a women's college with coeducational graduate programs and undergraduate evening programs, Georgian Court became a fully coeducational as of Fall 2013. All degree and certificate programs during the day and evening are now open to both women and men.

Open to students of all faiths, Georgian Court University provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition with a special concern for women. The university offers a curriculum that is broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to provide in-depth preparation for careers or further study.

The unique Georgian Court University atmosphere is one of a small college ambiance in a technologically advanced, highly esteemed university setting. Centered around the core values of the Sisters of Mercy, the university offers an extremely safe and nurturing campus environment with individualized attention and guidance.

The Georgian Court faculty is committed to teaching and individual mentoring, with an outstanding 92% holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. They are dedicated and caring educators and experts in their respective industries, while demonstrating public service and a personal affinity to our core values-respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.

Georgian Court University offers more than 30 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate degrees, and a variety of certificates in a wide range of areas through our three schools:

  • The School of Arts & Sciences
  • The School of Business
  • The School of Education

Benefits of a Georgian Court University education include:

  • Small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1
  • Personalized education-faculty members readily available for mentoring
  • All classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants
  • Inclusive core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service

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