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Assistant Professor of Nursing

Qualified Applicants

Qualified applicants must submit information requested in the job posting. Unless otherwise specified, review of applicants will continue until positions are filled.

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Position Description:  Experienced nurse educator needed to assume full-time nursing faculty duties in CCNE-accredited BSN program during academic year beginning in Fall 2021. 


Duties and Responsibilities: Expected to teach assigned courses and labs/clinicals based on faculty expertise, to advise students, and to participate in committee activities for Newberry College and the Department of Nursing.  Nursing Simulation Lab duties may also be a part of job responsibilities.


Qualifications: Earned Doctoral Degree in Nursing (preferred) or related field from a regionally accredited university, Master’s Degree in Nursing required, active license as an RN or APRN in SC (or other compact state), three years clinical practice as a professional nurse in an acute care setting, experience in incorporating simulation into the nursing curriculum; preference given for prior teaching experience in a pre-licensure baccalaureate program, recognized professional merit in nursing.  Must meet the College criteria for faculty appointment.  The candidate must have the ability to support the goals and mission of the College and the Department of Nursing. 


The Candidate must be an energetic educator, team player, and possess excellent communication skills working with students, colleagues, community partnerships and Newberry College Administration.  The successful candidate will also have intercultural competence and a history of success working with students from diverse and underrepresented populations.


About Newberry College: Newberry College was founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Synod of South Carolina and Adjacent States; Newberry College has maintained its association with the Lutheran Church.  Today, Newberry College prepares students in the Lutheran liberal arts tradition through a supportive academic community for lifelong intellectual and personal development, meaningful vocation and engaged citizenship in the global society.  Newberry College is committed to the achievement of academic excellence by students from diverse backgrounds.  Newberry College is also committed to giving all students opportunities for success through service and personal attention.


Applications: Review of applications will continue until position is filled.  Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, official graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.  Electronic application materials (preferred) sent directly from the degree-granting institution(s) should be emailed to Associate Dean Dr Christina Wendland at  Please include “Assistant Professor of Nursing” in the subject line. 


These job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement or contract of employment, expressed or implied. Unless designated in writing and signed by the College President, all College employees are considered to be EMPLOYED AT WILL. Newberry College reserves the right to change, alter and amend job descriptions, functions and duties at the pleasure of the College President or Board of Trustees.

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