GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY University System of Georgia
College of Health and Human Sciences
School of Nursing
Georgia Southern University invites nominations and applications for three positions (two Assistant Professor and one Open Rank) in the School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Georgia Southern University, a member institution of the University System of Georgia, is classified as a Doctoral/Research University. Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Georgia Southern offers more than 100 academic majors in a comprehensive array of baccalaureate degrees and selected master's and doctoral programs. The University has earned a reputation for providing all of the benefits of a major university with the feeling of a much smaller college. Academic programs are organized within eight colleges: Business Administration, Education, Health and Human Sciences, the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Science and Mathematics, and the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies.
A residential university with a fall 2012 enrollment of more than 20,500 students, Georgia Southern is one of Georgia’s premier universities. One of the top choices in Georgia for new freshmen, including HOPE Scholars, Georgia Southern enrolls an increasingly selective student body representing 49 U.S. states and nearly 100 nations. The University continues to enhance its academic profile through higher admission standards, an expanded Honors Program, and scholarships for academically talented students.
Georgia Southern University is committed to advancing the State of Georgia and the region through the benefits of higher education, offering both campus-based and a number of online degree programs. The University fosters access to its educational programs, provides a comprehensive and fulfilling university experience, and enhances quality of life in the region through collaborative relationships supporting education, health care and human services, cultural experiences, scientific and technological advancement, athletics, and regional development.
The more than 900 acre park-like campus continues an era of capital construction that has opened new facilities for colleges and academic programs, student recreation and development, university housing, athletics, and public service. The learning environment is enhanced by a museum of cultural and natural history, a botanical garden, a unique wildlife education and raptor center, a performing arts center, the Center for Art and Theatre, and a continuing education and conference center. The University's Division I athletic teams, the Eagles, compete in the Sun Belt Conference. The campus is located in Statesboro, a classic Main Street community near historic Savannah and Hilton Head Island.
Within this setting, the School of Nursing is a dynamic unit focused on the scholarship of teaching, research, practice, and service. Thirty full-time faculty serve students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs including pre-licensure, RN-BSN, RN-MSN, MSN (Family Nurse Practitioner), and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. A new state-of-the-art School of Nursing Building houses the program and features technologically advanced faculty offices and scholarship areas, classrooms, computer and learning laboratories, and a community outreach nursing clinic. Nursing students practice in a wide array of institutional and community settings, including the School’s rural nurse managed clinics that provide primary prevention services to rural southeast Georgia citizens. The School is CCNE-accredited and has received the University System of Georgia Board of Regents Award for Teaching Excellence. The School has an Endowed Chair in Rural Community Health Nursing and secures grant funding in excess of $800,000 annually.
Assistant Professor Position Description (Search No. 67148). Reporting to the Chair of the School of Nursing, the Assistant Professor of Nursing positions require teaching, service, and research responsibilities as well as a terminal degree. The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will include teaching in the classroom and clinical settings in the undergraduate and graduate programs, including the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. In addition, responsibilities include scholarship within the discipline yielding publications, service on committees, and participation in official activities of the School, College, and University. The position is a 10-month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Open Rank (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor) Position Description (Search No. 67156). Reporting to the Chair of the School of Nursing, this position requires teaching, service, and research responsibilities as well as a terminal degree. The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will include teaching in the classroom and clinical settings in the undergraduate and graduate programs, including the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. In addition, responsibilities include scholarship within the discipline yielding publications, service on committees, and participation in official activities of the School, College, and University. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Screening of applications begins October 15, 2013, and continues until the positions are filled. The preferred position starting dates are August 1, 2014. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least five (5) professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications and applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Dr. Sharon Radzyminski, Search Chair
Search 67148 or 67156 (please choose one)
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8158
Statesboro GA 30460-8158
Electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://chhs.georgiasouthern.edu/nursing/.Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.
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