DATE POSTED: 2022-09-12 18:27:54

West Virginia Wesleyan College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Nursing starting in January 2023. Appointment to tenure track is possible if the qualifications of the successful applicant and the needs of the institution align.

The successful candidate will teach in the BSN and MSN programs and will be responsible for teaching pediatric and maternal child nursing in the undergraduate program and assist in networking and coordinating with clinical agencies for students in the graduate program to ensure practicum sites are available for student experiences. Requirements include an MSN degree (doctorate preferred), a valid (or qualify for a valid) West Virginia nursing license, and an unencumbered driver’s license. Previous experience as a faculty member is preferred. The successful candidate will have the ability to articulate the needs of the School of Nursing, support a collegial work environment, appreciate the significance of rural clinical experience and distance education, and have the desire to join with us in building a program that will be recognized as a model in its teaching, research, practice and service achievements.

The School of Nursing at Wesleyan boasts BSN, MSN, post-graduate FNP certificate, and DNP programs with a rapidly growing student enrollment. The state-of-the-art simulation lab employs cutting-edge technologies to prepare students to embrace a myriad of opportunities in nursing. Faculty in the school enjoy supportive, collegial relationships and the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary teaching, research and scholarship.

Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan is a private residential liberal arts college located in the foothills of the Appalachians in Buckhannon, WV, named one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America.” The College is related to the United Methodist Church, with a curriculum committed to intellectual rigor, self-discovery, human dignity, mutual support, social justice, self-discipline, mental and physical wellness, the appreciation of diversity and the natural world, and the judicious use of resources. The College has over 40 undergraduate academic majors, six graduate programs, 22 NCAA Division II sports, comprehensive student life, community engagement, and outdoor recreational programs.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To apply, e-mail a single PDF containing a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (can be unofficial), and contact information for three references.

Application materials should be sent to Dr. Lynn M. Linder, Dean of the Faculty and Chief Academics Officer at academicaffairs@wvwc.edu. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check.

For questions about the position, please contact the Director of the School of Nursing, Tina Straight, at straight_t@wvwc.edu.


West Virginia Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the College to create a favorable work environment in which all employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious affiliation, can enjoy equal opportunities in their employment relationship with the College.