Assistant Professor

Faculty Application - please complete and email with supporting documents
School/Department: Nursing
Primary Location: Cochran
Position: Faculty
Job Type: Full Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled
Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: This position requires demonstration of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching with the potential to travel between campuses: Macon, Warner Robins, Cochran, and Dublin. Teaching responsibilities may vary with regards to program type: Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Program, Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science Degree Program, RN-BSN (on-line and face-to-face) Completion Program, and the Masters of Science in Nursing Program.

MAJOR DUTIES:

(Students)

• Fulfills faculty workload requirement through excellence in teaching, course-related advisement and other activities.

• Participates in student-faculty activities that serve to strengthen student-faculty relationships.

•Participates in student advisement and academic counseling.

• Plans for clinical experiences for students during clinical rotation.

• Supervised the clinical instruction of students.

• Evaluates theoretical and clinical components of students’ instruction

• Informs the coordinator of progress or problems encountered in the area of instruction.

• Assists with maintaining necessary records and reports.

• Performs related duties as assigned.

(Department of Nursing)

• Assumes responsibility for assigned units of instruction and for unit exams.

• Contributes to the ongoing development of the program through unit and course revision and refinement and the implementation of formative and summative evaluation processes.

• Provides input in the Department of Nursing budget.

• Participates in the selection and orientation of new faculty.

• Establishes and maintains policies on selection, admission, promotion and graduation of students.

• Participates in maintaining and updating the Skill lab and multimedia resources.

• Maintains satisfactory relationships with cooperating agencies. Seeks out and evaluate new clinical resources.

• Participate in campus-wide and departmental committees.

• Assists the Department Chair in the development, implementation and evaluation of objectives and goals for  the Department.

• Submits annual professional objectives for the academic year to the Chair for the Georgia Board of Nursing.

• Performs related duties as assigned. (Professional)

• Remains current with the changing trends in nursing education and practice.

• Participates in professional and community activities related to the improvement of health care.

• Maintains personal growth and development through ongoing faculty development activities.

• Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

(Educational)

• Master’s degree with nursing major required.

• Doctorate in nursing or related field preferred. (Professional)

• Current unencumbered Georgia Registered Nurse license.

• Evidence of continued professional development.

• 1-2 years recent professional nursing experience.

• 1-2 years of teaching experience in an academic or healthcare setting preferred.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: 

• Department of Nursing Chair

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT:

• The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color.

• The work is typically performed in a classroom or clinical setting. The employee may be exposed to irritating chemicals. Work may require the use or protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately. Position open until filled.

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “ Assistant Professor (Nursing) 12-7-2018”. Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Staff application; a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

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