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Assistant/Associate Professor, Nursing

The School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a full time, Tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor position in Nursing beginning August 2013.

The successful candidate will be responsible for effective teaching (classroom and clinical), scholarship, professional development, service, and advising.  The typical teaching load is three courses per semester. The ideal candidate will seek an academic career in a comprehensive college that emphasizes teaching and learning in a teacher-scholar model. Qualifications include an earned doctorate in nursing or related field, a master’s degree in nursing, and expertise in a clinical population area. Preference will be given to certified Family Nurse Practitioners and/or Adult Nurse Practitioners and candidates with faculty experience, a beginning track record of scholarship, and experience with RN to BSN/MSN education. Qualified candidates with additional experience/interest in community engaged learning/research, clinical simulation, genetics/genomics, or student-faculty research are urged to apply.

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence.  Emphasizing a residential experience for its nearly 6,000 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron’s 75 “Most Competitive” American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in nursing, education and English. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter—an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ’s seven schools—Arts & Communication; Business; Culture and Society; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of NYC and Philadelphia. The College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. The School of Nursing, Health and Exercise Science enrolls about 600 undergraduate majors across two nationally accredited programs, and offers the degrees of BSN, MSN, and BS.

There are 12 full-time nursing faculty lines, approximately 300 undergraduate students, and 40 graduate students. Aspirant goals for nursing include developing enhanced learning experiences through honors, research, global experiences, and interdisciplinary coursework. Nursing programs offered at TCNJ include: BSN, RN to BSN, MSN, and Post-MSN certificate. Masters options include Clinical Nurse Leader and Nurse Practitioner tracks in adult, family, and neonatal.  For more information, visit

To apply, please send a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to:

Search Committee, School of Nursing
The College of New Jersey
PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718

or e-mail:

Applications will be considered until the position is filled but those received by January 15, 2013, will be given full consideration.

The College of New Jersey is an Affirmative-Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted November 2012