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Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor for Medical Surgical Nursing

The College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, is seeking a qualified candidate eligible for the rank of Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor to fill a full-time faculty position to teach in the undergraduate nursing program, including direct supervision of undergraduate nursing students in the clinical area, with medical surgical area of nursing expertise. Opportunities for teaching and mentoring in the MSN/DNP Graduate Program are commensurate with expertise and credentials.

Opportunities exist for clinical faculty practice and research/scholarship activities. Faculty appointment and salary are commensurate with the level of clinical practice, teaching, leadership, and scholarship experience of the candidate. The faculty member would provide didactic instruction and clinical mentoring of undergraduate students in clinical and simulation settings, specifically in the area of Medical Surgical Nursing. We are looking for a candidate who has knowledge and/or experience of: Undergraduate Nursing curricula aligning with the Essentials of BSN Education; the application of innovative online class delivery and simulation methodologies; scholarship application; and leadership. Must have a serious commitment to the professional development of undergraduate nursing students.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing, earned doctorate in Nursing (DNP or PhD) preferred, with an unencumbered RN licensure, national certification in Medical-Surgical Nursing or closely related area; and relevant nursing and teaching experience in medical surgical nursing. Excellent communication skills, team-building, self-motivation and initiative are expected. State background checks and Basic Life Support (BLS) are required.

Inquiries may be directed to:
Dr. Stephanie Burgess, PhD, APRN, BC, FAANP
Chair, Faculty Search Committee
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

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