Assistant Professor of Nursing—Search # 67873 (6
Waters College of Health Professions – School of Nursing
The School of Nursing in the Waters College of Health Professions
invites applications and nominations for six tenure-track assistant
professor of nursing positions.
Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie
Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research,
serving about 27,000 students on three beautiful campuses in
Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online
program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's,
bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a
distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class
scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning
To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body
and to fulfill the University's commitment to promoting diversity,
equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a
demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose
work furthers the institution's goals and who bring to campus
varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are
especially encouraged to apply.
Within this setting, the mission of the School of Nursing is to
prepare a diverse student population to become professional nurses
through academic excellence to promote health and enhance the
quality of life for citizens in the rural and urban communities
they serve. The School of Nursing aspires to be the premier center
for academic excellence in professional nursing education for the
southeastern United States through transformative learning
opportunities that promote a culture of caring and a legacy of
lifelong scholarship, leadership and responsible community service
and stewardship. The successful candidates will have the
opportunity to participate in charting a new course for nursing
education at Georgia Southern University through course and program
development, innovative instruction, and formulating academic
partnerships that will provide students with state-of-the-art
Reporting to the chair of the School
of Nursing, the tenure-track assistant professor position requires
didactic and clinical instruction in undergraduate and/or graduate
courses; participation in promoting student success; participation
in ongoing program and curricular assessment; demonstration of
continuing professional growth and scholarly development;
maintenance of expertise in areas of responsibility; participation
in service in school, college, and university committees and
initiatives. The position is an academic (10 month), tenure-track
appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with
qualifications and experience.
- Earned doctorate in nursing, or a closely related field, by
August 1, 2022.
- Must have an active unencumbered RN licensure in Georgia by
August 1, 2022.
- Nurse Practitioner applicants must have certification and
licensure as a nurse practitioner.
- Promise of productive scholarship consistent with the teacher
scholar model, including grant writing.
- Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship,
and learning that is consistent with the college's priorities for
the school and the mission of the University.
- Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology
into teaching and scholarship.
- Willingness to engage with institutional student success
- Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in
instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and
- Demonstrated commitment to advancing a strong and growing
research and scholarship agenda and the production of
research/creative activities as appropriate to the
- Previous teaching experience at the university level and
baccalaureate and/or graduate nursing education.
- Experience in online instruction and development, and human
- Experience working with a diverse student body.
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be authorized to work in the United States for the
duration of employment without assistance from the
- All work for Georgia Southern University must be completed
while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia,
unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific
purpose and limited period of time within current
- Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university
community by engaging students, participating in events, and
performing other responsibilities on-campus
- Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform
service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern
provides accessible transportation options between campuses.
Screening of applications begins November 29, 2021 and continues
until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date
is August 1, 2022. A complete application consists of a letter
addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and
the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at
least three professional references. Other documentation may be
requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will
be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background
investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent
Dr. Nikiya Lewis, Search Chair, Search #67873
Georgia Southern University
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non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection
under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University
provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and
applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin,
religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or
disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under
the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search
process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.