DATE POSTED: 2023-07-15 14:49:37

West Virginia Wesleyan College invites interested and qualified candidates to apply for an open-rank, faculty position of Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing for the 2023-24 academic year. This position is grant-funded; the selected candidate will teach nursing classes to enable full-time faculty to devote their efforts toward the grant initiatives of increasing the number of licensed nurses completing the program. Requirements include an MSN degree (DNP preferred) and a valid (or qualify for a valid) West Virginia nursing license. Previous teaching experience is preferred. Appointment renewal for the following year is contingent upon available grant funding and performance.

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, 21 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.