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Kennesaw State University
  • Position Number: 4260208
  • Location: Kennesaw, GA
  • Position Type: Health - Healthcare Administration

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing

Job ID: 249300
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information

The Wellstar School of Nursing (WSON) offers BSN and MSN degrees and is one of the largest programs in Georgia. The WSON graduates more new Baccalaureate nurses than other programs in Georgia. The WSON currently employs more than 60 full-time faculty and numerous part-time faculty. A five-year plan to increase undergraduate enrollment is underway. The WSON is housed within the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services, which includes departments of Social Work and Human Services, Health Promotion and Physical Education, and Exercise Science and Sports Management as well as an Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth.

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for nine-month, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing faculty positions in the Wellstar School of Nursing beginning August 2023.


The position will report to the Director of the Wellstar School of Nursing. Primary teaching responsibilities will be at the undergraduate level in didactic courses, which may also include clinical courses. Lab or clinical teaching in a professional setting may be incorporated into workload. There is also an expectation of service to the department, college, university, and/or professional community.

Other responsibilities include:
  • Program development expectations
  • Recruitment expectations
  • Student teaching/clinical supervision
  • Student Advising
  • Working with a diverse community
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications
  • An active RN license in Georgia or eligibility for a Georgia nursing license.
  • A terminal degree (PhD or DNP), or the foreign equivalent, in nursing or in a related field is required for the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor.
  • Qualified applicants will have clinical expertise in one or more practice areas including adult health, community health, psychiatric/mental health, parent/child, or women's health nursing and/or skills and simulation labs.
  • Candidates will also have a minimum of three years of clinical nursing experience, and previous experience in nursing education or serving as a preceptor for nursing students in clinical settings.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous teaching experience
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification (Acute Care, Adult Health, Family, Gerontological Pediatric, Women's Health, or Psychiatric/Mental Health)

Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts and/or international equivalency evaluations (Official Transcripts and Official International Evaluations Due Upon Hire)

Apply Before Date

For full consideration, please apply by December 15, 2022. This position is open until filled.

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Susan M Dyess,, 478-570-4786.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

Background Check

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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