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Assistant Professor of Nursing


Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor position in the Nursing Department. Carson-Newman's nursing programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the TN Board of Nursing.

Responsibilities: The faculty member will be responsible for teaching and advising of undergraduate students; course development, implementation and evaluation; University and dept. committee work; remaining active in the professional community; contribution to scholarly work.

Qualifications: Licensed as a RN in the state of Tennessee; BSN and MSN required, PhD or DNP preferred; Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the area of Mental Health Nursing and teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred.

The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as 401k retirement plan are available on a participating basis. Women and men as well as minorities are encouraged to apply.

Carson-Newman University is a co-educational, private, Christian, liberal arts university in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Student enrollment is approximately 2000. Faculty and Professional Administrative Staff must demonstrate a commitment to the college’s mission as a Christian liberal arts college.

Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. Please send the packet electronically to:

Email: facultyrecruiting@cn.edu

Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN 37760


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