Assistant Professor of Nursing

Position ID: 33755
Dalton State College
School of Health Professions
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


Assistant Professor of Nursing (1 tenure-track position). Qualifications include the M.S.N. with a preferred concentration in psychiatric nursing and/or maternity or medical-surgical nursing, or an M.S.N. plus experience with psychiatric, maternity or medical-surgical nursing and a bachelor’s degree in Nursing with R.N. licensure in Georgia or eligibility for licensure.  Two years of successful nursing experience preferred. Evidence of successful teaching experience in a Nursing program or potential for success specifically addressed in the application materials.  Excellent spoken/written English communication skills and a commitment to teaching and service excellence.  Spanish speaking a plus. A doctorate or an interest in pursuing a doctorate is preferred.  Job description of the position include classroom/clinical teaching in the ASN and/or RN-BSN Nursing program, recruiting and academic advising, planning/assessing courses and programs, providing service to the college and community, professional development, and other responsibilities assigned by the chair.

Application Procedure:  A complete application must include 1) letter of interest specifically addressing the requirements of the position, 2) current resume, 3) teaching philosophy, 4) three letters of reference written in the last three years, and 5) unofficial transcripts of all college work.  Materials should be submitted to Ms. Cheryl Nuckolls, Department of Nursing, Health Professions 119, Dalton State College, 650 College Drive, Dalton, GA 30720 ( Direct questions to Lisa Peden, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee at

Position will be available January 2017 (contingent on funding).  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment. EEO/AA

Contract Period: 
10 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Nursing/Registered Nurse
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing
Nursing/Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse
Nursing, Pre-Nursing Studies
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Position Starting Date: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Lisa Peden
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator