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Visiting Instructor—Search # 12155 (3 positions)
Waters College of Health Professions – School of Nursing

The School of Nursing in the Waters College of Health Professions at Georgia Southern University has an opening for a visiting instructor of Nursing for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research, serving about 27,000 students on three beautiful campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning opportunities.

To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body and to fulfill the University's commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose work furthers the institution's goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Within this setting, the mission of the School of Nursing is to prepare a diverse student population to become professional nurses through academic excellence to promote health and enhance the quality of life for citizens in the rural and urban communities they serve. The School of Nursing aspires to be the premier center for academic excellence in professional nursing education for the southeastern United States through transformative learning opportunities that promote a culture of caring and a legacy of lifelong scholarship, leadership, and responsible community service and stewardship. The new Waters College of Health Professions building, on the Armstrong campus, will facilitate exciting opportunities for growth in pre-licensure and graduate nursing programs. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in charting a new course for nursing education at Georgia Southern University through course and program development, innovative instruction, and formulating academic partnerships that will provide students with state-of-the-art learning experiences.

Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the School of Nursing, the responsibilities of the Visiting Lecturer position include: didactic and clinical instruction in undergraduate and/or graduate courses; participation in student advising and success; participation in ongoing program and maintenance of expertise in areas of responsibility; and service on departmental, college, and university committees and initiatives. This is an academic ten-month appointment for the months of August 2022-May 2023. All visiting positions are non-tenure track appointments, with the possibility of reappointment based on funding availability and satisfactory performance for up to two years. The second year is a terminal year, without exception. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
Earned master's degree in nursing by August 1, 2022.
Earned doctorate in nursing, or a closely related field, by August 1, 2022, to teach didactic courses in the graduate program.
Must have an active unencumbered RN licensure in Georgia by August 1, 2022.
Nurse Practitioner applicants must have certification and licensure as a nurse practitioner.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and learning that is consistent with the college's priorities for the school and the mission of the University.
Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology into teaching and scholarship.
Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives.
Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous teaching experience at the university level and baccalaureate and/or graduate nursing education.
Experience in online instruction and development.
Experience in high fidelity human simulation.
Experience working with a diverse student body.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.
All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad and outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.
Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus
Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses.Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Screening of applications begins June 3, 2022 and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2022. 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 three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Melissa Garno, Chair, Search # 12155
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: mel@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-1781

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://chp.georgiasouthern.edu/nursing/. 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 provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.

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About Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University is the state’s largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 141 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern has been designated a public Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution and serves over 26,400 students from all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico as well as 102 nations.

 With three vibrant campuses — the Statesboro Campus, the Armstrong Campus in Savannah and the Liberty Campus in Hinesville — Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery and personal growth. Georgia Southern’s nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as world citizens. A unit of the University System of Georgia, the University boasts 200-plus student organizations, outstanding Division I athletics, and state-of-the art residence halls and campus facilities.

Since 1906, the University’s hallmark has been a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Central to the University’s mission is the faculty’s dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement.

Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.

 

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