Updated April 14, 2021 to include an additional position number. Two positions are now available.
The School of Nursing at Western Carolina University (WCU) invites applications for a 9-month, fixed-term faculty position in the School of Nursing beginning August 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate has been selected for hire.
Candidates interested in an academic career with a focus on teaching, service, and scholarly pursuit are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have an enthusiasm for nursing, an interest in scholarship and education and the flexibility to teach in several areas of the curriculum, though the greatest current teaching need is in the tradition BSN program on the Cullowhee campus.
Responsibilities include service on committees and participation in official activities of the School, College and University. The School of Nursing is housed on two campuses, the main campus in Cullowhee and Asheville, NC. The Cullowhee campus supports the traditional BSN program while the Asheville location houses the Accelerated BSN and graduate nursing programs.
The College of Health and Human Sciences' faculty are committed to creating and implementing a program of inter-professional experiences for students enrolled in the health professions, and opportunities for inter-professional research/collaboration are extensive. In addition, western North Carolina's rural location and medically underserved populations provide numerous and rich opportunities for research and grant acquisition.
Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution and a minimum of five (5) years of working experience as a registered nurse.
Preference for applicants that have taught one to three years in a School of Nursing.
There is a preference for the applicant to be doctoral prepared in nursing or another related field.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
In order to be considered, applicants must apply online. Hard copy materials will not be accepted for review.
Unofficial transcripts from terminal degree
List of three professional references with complete contact information
For questions or additional information, contact Marguerite Murphy, School of Nursing Director, email@example.com
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.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.