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Assistant/Associate Professor of Undergraduate Nursing

Assistant/Associate Professor of Undergraduate Nursing

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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,

Department: Department of Nursing.

Reports To: Chair - Department of Nursing and Dean - School of Natural, Applied, and Health Sciences.

FLSA Status: Exempt (Salaried).

Time Requirements: Full-time. Coursework delivered on campus.

Description: Come join a team of faculty who are excited about developing future Registered Nurses to be clinically excellent, socially conscious, and service oriented!

Our ideal teammate will share in our passion, be committed to our mission, and:
• Demonstrate competence in all facets of teaching to which assigned.
• Develop course content that is current, evidence-based, and compatible with professional nursing standards and curriculum policies.
• Serve as a mentor and role model for students.
• Exhibit commitment to continued professional engagement and scholarship.

Minimum Requirements:
• Master’s degree in Nursing (Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field highly preferred).
• Possess, or be eligible to obtain, Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Tennessee obtain prior to employment.
• Two years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse.

• All interested applicants meeting the minimum requirements are invited and highly encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to applicants with any of the following areas of expertise:
 Medical-Surgical nursing.
 Maternal-Newborn nursing.
 Pediatric nursing.

Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students at the University and fellow employees.

The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. 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. If you have any questions, please email

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

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