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Instructor/Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Programs, Adult Health Nursing (9-Mo-NTT)

Samford University
Job Location:
Birmingham, Alabama

Samford University’s Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian university environment to submit applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in the undergraduate program. This faculty position is a 9-month appointment. The individual hired in this position is responsible for classroom teaching and clinical supervision of students in courses with adult health content including health assessment, foundations of nursing, adult health nursing and critical care nursing.

Qualified candidates will be graduates of a CCNE, CNEA, or ACEN accredited school of nursing and hold an unencumbered RN license valid in the state of Alabama. They will also have a master’s degree in nursing. An earned doctoral degree in nursing is preferred. Applicants must have a minimum of five years of clinical practice experience. Teaching experience in an accredited baccalaureate-nursing program is preferred.

Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal relationship skills, organizational skills and the ability to provide educational leadership. Prior undergraduate teaching experience and successful performance in the tripartite faculty role is preferred. A commitment to academic excellence and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students and colleagues is expected. Candidates must be willing to support the Christian mission of Samford University and the College of Health Sciences.

The College of Health Sciences is an innovative initiative for Samford University. The college includes four schools: Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, School of Health Professions and School of Public Health. The college offers multiple degree programs and majors within the health sciences with an interprofessional education focus that reflects today’s team approach to health care delivery and professional practice. The college affords faculty special opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Samford University ( is the largest privately supported and fully accredited institution for higher learning in Alabama. Located in suburban Birmingham, the University was founded in 1841 and has 425 full time faculty and more than 5,700 students representing 48 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 22 countries. Samford has been nationally recognized for academics, affordability and value by a number of prestigious publications and rankings. The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Samford 34th among private universities in the U.S. for value and affordability. The University is dedicated to the promotion of rigorous academic inquiry in a Christian setting. The University seeks and prefers employee applicants of the Christian faith and offers competitive salaries with a generous benefits package.

Review of applications will begin January 3, 2022 and will continue until February 28, 2022. Application deadline is February 28, 2022. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, names of three professional references, and statement of teaching philosophy. Academic rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications, clinical experience, previous academic teaching experience, and scholarship accomplishments. The successful candidate must pass a background check. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States, as Samford will not sponsor any employment visas for this position. Samford University and the Moffett and Sanders School of Nursing embrace diversity in their faculty, students, and staff and encourage applications from those who would add to the diversity of our academic community.

Applicants must also complete an “Application for Faculty Position” found at:

and the “Faculty Applicant Christian Mission Statement” can be found at:

Please submit all materials in PDF format to:

Subject: Undergraduate Nursing Faculty — Adult Health

Except as specifically exempted by federal law requirements, Samford University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability or age in the administration or application of its educational programs and policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs. Consistent with its Christian mission and organizations, Samford is exempt from the religious provisions of Title VII pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Sections 2000e-1(a) and 2000e-2(e).

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