The College of Nursing invites applications for the position of Coordinator of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program. The DNP Coordinator will assume leadership for recruitment, curriculum oversight, and program evaluation. The successful candidate will also have major responsibility for overseeing and teaching program offerings. In addition, the coordinator will organize, and evaluate courses and clinical experiences for nursing students, in collaboration with other nursing faculty members. The Coordinator will report to the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, as well as the Dean.
This 12-month tenure-track eligible position will begin as early as July 1, 2014. Faculty responsibilities include: plan, implement, and evaluate nursing degree curriculum, participate in university and community service activities, satisfy committee appointments, and engage in professional activities. Teaching, scholarship, and service are components of work expectations of faculty.
Founded in 1902 as a school of nursing, the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing is the oldest nursing program in Georgia. Over its 111-year history, the College has graduated more than 7,350 nurses. Since its founding, the College remains dedicated to educating the person, fostering the passion and shaping the future of nursing. The College merged with Mercer University in 2001 and offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Science in Nursing, a Doctor of Nursing Practice and a Ph.D. in nursing. The College of Nursing is one of four academic units within the Mercer University Health Sciences Center. For more information please visit www.mercer.edu/nursing .
The successful candidate is required to have:
- An earned doctoral degree in nursing from an accredited college/university
- An unencumbered Georgia Registered Nurse license
- Prior academic experience required; prior full-time graduate online teaching experience preferred.
Preference will be given for candidates who are eligible for unencumbered licensure as an Advanced Practice RN in Georgia (family nurse practitioner preferred), as well as those with two years of experience in the Advanced Practice role and two years of experience as a DNP.
This position will be on the Mercer University Atlanta Campus.
Applicants must complete the brief online application at https://www.mercerjobs.com and attach 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of research/scholarship interests and professional goals, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, and 4) the names and addresses of three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.