Assistant Professor of Nursing

The School of Health Sciences at Barton College is seeking candidates for the full-time, tenure-track faculty position of Assistant Professor of Nursing with an anticipated start date of August 2024. The successful candidate will have a strong clinical background and ability to teach at all levels of the Nursing Program. In addition to teaching in the Nursing program, the successful candidate’s responsibilities will include academic advising, holding office hours, assisting students outside of class, and active participation in the life of the School and College. The successful candidate will provide didactic and clinical instruction and will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching.

The Judy Howard Hill Nursing Program at Barton College has a rich history of graduating well-prepared Nurses for over 50 years and is an integral part of the new School of Health Sciences at Barton College. The Nursing Program includes the undergraduate seated BSN, online RN-BSN, and MSN programs.


Minimal Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Hold or be eligible for an unrestricted license to practice nursing in North Carolina
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to handle multiple priorities effectively in a high-volume environment. 
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and the broader educational and professional communities, including College and community-based organizations
  • Commitment to working with students and colleagues of diverse backgrounds


Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Nursing (DNP or PhD)
  • Academic preparation as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Flexibility in teaching different content areas and at all levels of the Nursing Program
  • Direct experience with pediatrics and obstetrical 
  • Experience with on-line and hybrid instruction
  • Experience mentoring students


Essential Functions

  • Teach undergraduate level courses in the Nursing Program.
  • Provide appreciative academic advising.
  • Sustain currency and relevancy through professional engagement including community outreach and networking.
  • Engage in assessment work.
  • Support student recruitment.
  • Serve as an active faculty member of the Barton College School of Health Sciences.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines, and involves contact with students, faculty, staff, parents, service providers, and vendors.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires standing for various lengths of time, ability to use fine motor skills for writing/typing, some filing is required. Requires ability to lift files, books and papers, open filing cabinets and sitting, bending or standing as necessary.


To Apply 

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Responsibilities will begin with the 2024-2025 academic year. Applications must include letter of interest, current vita, statement on teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three people who are willing to serve as reference with at least one of the referees able to address teaching ability and potential. Applications should be directed electronically to:

Dr. Randy Hamm, 
Executive Director of Nursing and Practice
School of Health Sciences
Barton College

Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Any claims of discrimination for Title IX or otherwise should be directed to our Title IX Coordinator, Victoria A. Morris, at P.O. Box 5000, Wilson, NC 27893, or at 252-399-6330 or