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Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

Updated: 11/21/14

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Nursing at Tusculum College is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing. Applicants should be committed to student success and excellence in teaching. Additional duties include mentoring and advising students; assisting with development and implementation of program outcomes; using program evaluation data to enhance, modify or revise the curriculum; assisting in annual assessments and preparing reports; ensuring program compliance with regulatory and accrediting bodies; promoting effective relationships with clinical affiliates; and serving on College and/or program committees. Faculty is expected to engage in and contribute toward the good of the College and its community through the maintenance of expertise in the Discipline and by sharing time and talents with the larger College community.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

Minimum: Applicants should have earned a Master’s Degree in Nursing with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university. Applicants should hold a current and unencumbered license, or be eligible for licensure, as a professional registered nurse in the State of Tennessee; hold current American Heart Association’s BLS for Healthcare Providers, and successfully clear criminal background and drug screening assessments.

Preferred:  Preferred  qualifications are an earned doctorate degree in nursing or a related field from an accredited institution, master’s degree in nursing with three years full-time college teaching experience that demonstrates excellence in teaching and student success, and experience with regional and programmatic accreditation.   Applicants currently enrolled in doctoral program will be considered.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three reference letters. Submit materials electronically to tcresume@tusculum.edu, or Human Resources, Tusculum College, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743

All employment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Tusculum College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. The College prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, the College takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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