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Tenure Track Nursing Faculty Position

University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA
Closing date
Sep 17, 2021

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Department Information

The University of West Georgia Tanner Health System School of Nursing strives for educational excellence in a caring environment' with over 550 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. Designated as a Center Of Excellence by the National League for Nursing, SON instructional facilities are state of the art including spectacular lab and simulation spaces in Carrollton and Newnan. Undergraduate programs include a pre-licensure BSN program and a 100% online RN to BSN program. Graduate programs, recognized for 8 consecutive years by US News and World Report, are also online including a MSN program (Nurse Educator Track or Health Systems Leadership Track with an option for the AACN Clinical Nurse Leader Role), as well as an innovative EdD in Nursing Education program.

Job Summary

Tenure-track academic-year faculty appointment. Nurses in all clinical specialty areas are sought including nurse practitioners and those with backgrounds in informatics, nursing education, and nursing leadership. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching in online and traditional classroom settings; simulation, laboratory and clinical instruction; and scholarly productivity in a supportive environment.


* Graduate and undergraduate teaching in online and traditional classroom settings; simulation, laboratory and clinical instruction
* Scholarly productivity in a supportive environment
* Service to the school, university, community, and profession

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Applicants are required to hold a graduate degree in nursing with a clinical background in specialty area(s), an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field, and have an active RN license (or eligible) to practice nursing in the state of Georgia (eNLC).

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Certification in a specialty area, certification as a nurse practitioner, doctorate in nursing

Preferred Experiences
Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a record of accomplishments in working with diverse populations of students, and evidence of a scholarly productivity.

Proposed Salary

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Required Documents to Attach

* Cover letter
* Curriculum vitae
* Listing of at least four references, including phone and email contact details
* Unofficial transcripts

Apply Before Date

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Conditions of Employment

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Stascs Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Educaon Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universies to disclose certain mely and annual informaon about campus crime and security policies.

It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.
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