Assistant Professor 12 Mo

Arkansas State University

Jonesboro, AR

Job posting number: #7234413

Posted: April 3, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary:

The School of Nursing invites applications for the position of program coordinator for the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner option in the ACEN accredited Masters of Science in Nursing Program. Participation in teaching, student advising, & professional service expected. The position is full-time (12 month) non-tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor. This position will begin July 1, 2024

Duties & Responsibilities:

actively participates in development and evaluation of curriculum, course content, clinical experiences, and test construction
is responsible for didactic courses and/or clinical group size appropriate to area of clinical practice
plans and supervises clinical seminars
establishes effective coordinating relationships with co-workers and clinical agencies
continues education for professional growth
participates in academic advising and guidance of students
maintains office hours as required by college
participates in the faculty organization and appropriate program , college, and university activities
serves on assigned program, college, and university committees
sponsors and promotes planned activities of students, program, college, and university as requested
contributes to the community through involvement in and/or consultation to health related organizations, board memberships, or professional presentations to the public
participates in planning for the continued growth and progress of the program through faculty and student recruitment and retention efforts
holds membership and participates in organizations that advance the profession of nursing and advanced practice nursing, such as the ANA, NACNS, or other professional organizations
Other duties as assigned


Knowledge of curriculum design, strategies to promote student learning, assessment and evaluation of learning, evidence-based education principles, basic nursing skills and a commitment to life-long learning. Possesses interpersonal and communication skills necessary to teach as part of a faculty team.

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday, hours vary depending on teaching and/or clinical rotation assignments; faculty organization; and appropriate program, college and university activities.

Flexible schedule for clinical practice
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

15 credit hour teaching workload
Academic experience preferred

A cover letter, resume, and reference list must be attached (in MS Word or PDF format) to page four of the electronic application

This position has been identified as a telecommuting position. The duties are performed during standard work hours of 8am-5pm at a predefined and approved work location. Individuals filling this role must have dedicated work space that provides privacy and security related to the work being performed. Additionally, individuals must have secure internet access with appropriate upload/download capabilities to perform the duties associated with the position. Individuals in this position will be required to review and acknowledge the Telecommuting Guidelines and Telecommuting Agreement for A-State

Preferred Qualifications:
Earned Doctorate or in progress within one year of hire
Didactic teaching experience

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned MSN

Licensure (or eligible) as Advanced Practice RN in Arkansas

Current certification as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner option by a national certifying body

Two (2) years of experience as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

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