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Assistant Professor of Nursing - Associate Degree Nursing Program

Posted:  June 27, 2014

The faculty will be responsible for implementing didactic and clinical education as assigned by the program chair.


Be able and willing to commit and adhere to the policies of the University of Charleston, School of Health Science, and Associate Degree Nursing Program including, but not limited to the following:

  • Provide instructional and/or non-instructional services as a member of the nursing team specified by the faculty member’s contract.
  • Actively participate in the development, evaluation and review of curriculum, services, and activities of the ADN Program.
  • Instruct courses in a manner consistent with the University of Charleston and The ADN Program.
  • Provide current program and course orientation materials consistent with the University of Charleston and the ADN Program to students.
  • Utilize resources consistent with The University of Charleston and ADN program as appropriate to enhance learning.
  • Communicate with students, faculty, staff, clinical agencies and the community in a professional manner.
  • Commit to life-long learning and maintain current competency in subject matter and service or clinical area.
  • Maintain current RN licensure and certifications.
  • Attend University, Division, Department and Program meetings.
  • Actively serve on university committees.
  • Serve as academic advisor to students.
  • Participate in scholarly activities.
  • Reasonably assist in maintaining facilities and equipment.
  • Assume responsibility and accountability for instruction, evaluation of students and planning and implementing curriculum content.
  • Establish effective working relationships with personnel from community healthcare agencies.
  • Serve as mentor and role model for novice faculty.
  • Assist the students in the identification and understanding of The University of Charleston and ADN Program’s policies and procedures pertaining to the student, including, but not limited to:
    • Mission and Philosophy
    • Outcomes
    • Student responsibilities and accountability to The University of Charleston, ADN Program, clinical facilities, patients and accrediting bodies.
    • Learning experiences
    • Curriculum, instruction and evaluation throughout the program.


To acquire a faculty position in nursing, individuals must possess an unrestricted WV Nursing license, have a graduate degree with a major in nursing or have a bachelor’s degree with a major in nursing and be admitted and enrolled in a graduate degree program with a major in nursing within one (1) year of employment in the faculty position. Previous teaching experience including proficiency in curriculum development, supervision, instruction, assessment, evaluation and advising is a desired.  


Send cover letter, resume, application and references to:

Duane Napier, Interim Program Director at

The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.