The School of Nursing at Western Carolina University (WCU) invites
applications for a 12-month, fixed-term faculty position in the School of Nursing. The anticipated beginning work date is August 1, 2022.
Rank will either be at the Instructor or Assistant Professor of Practice level.
Review of applications will begin immediately and
will continue until a candidate has been selected for hire. The position will be funded by HCA/Mission Hospital
and is an initial 1-year appointment that is renewable at the discretion of campus leadership for up to 5 years starting fiscal year 2023
(contingent upon continued funding availability).
The successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills, and based on
their expertise, clinical, and research expertise, his/her primary responsibilities may include but is not limited to classroom, online and
clinical/laboratory teaching. If desired and appropriate, teaching across the curriculum and programs is a possibility for the candidate.
Western Carolina University has adopted the Boyer Model of Scholarship to support its commitment to integrated learning, the scholarship of
engagement, and the stewardship of place. Other responsibilities include service on committees and participation in official activities of
the School, College, and University.
WCU SON is fully accredited through the
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The WCU SON
programs are located on the Cullowhee campus, housed in the state of the art Health Sciences building, and at the Biltmore Park
instructional site in Asheville, North Carolina, with clinical sites across the region in both rural and urban settings.
An earned Master's degree in Nursing.
An earned doctoral degree in Nursing, national certification as an advanced practice nurse, and 1-2 years
of experience teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in nursing.
Special Instructions to
To be considered, you must apply online. Please attach the following: A letter of interest, curriculum vitae,
a list of three (3) references with contact information, and copies of transcripts from the highest degree earned. For questions or
additional information, please contact Terri Durbin, School of Nursing director, (email@example.com) or 828.227.7467
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie
Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a
commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.