Nursing Full Time Tenure Track Faculty
Positions available in Johnson City, TN
East Tennessee State University, College of Nursing (CON) is seeking applicants for faculty positions beginning in July or August 2019. PhD in Nursing or Advanced Practice Nurses (FNP) with a terminal degree in Nursing are strongly preferred. Undergraduate and Graduate teaching opportunities are available, depending on qualifications. Faculty practice opportunities may be available through the College’s six nurse-managed clinics. A Center for Nursing Research supports faculty and student scholarship.
The College of Nursing is also seeking a Director for the MSN program. The MSN program has students in the following concentrations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education, and Nursing Administration. This is a 12 month position.
Academic programs in the College of Nursing include traditional BSN, ETSU/HVMC Accelerated, ETSU/Sevierville Accelerated, RN-BSN, Dual degree (RN to BSN), Accelerated BSN second degree, Accelerated LPN-BSN, RN-MSN, MSN, BSN-DNP, MSN-DNP, and PhD. Role preparations in MSN and DNP programs include family nurse practitioner, adult/gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner, nursing education, nursing administration, and executive leadership. Post-MSN and Post-DNP certificate programs are also offered.
ETSU, serving nearly 15,000 students, is a Research Intensive university. The College of Nursing is part of the Academic Health Sciences Center which includes Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences.
ETSU is located in the heart of the southern Appalachian Mountains with beautiful rivers, mountain streams, and lakes. The region surrounding the university is home to thriving cities, historic towns, the birthplace of country music, the International Storytelling Center, and an extensive array of health care agencies and providers in both rural and urban environments.
Tenure track: Doctorate in Nursing or a Doctorate in a related field with a Master’s Degree in Nursing and practice experience required; teaching experience and record of active, funded scholarship preferred. Exceptional candidates completing the doctorate may be considered.
All applicants must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English and be eligible for RN licensure in Tennessee. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to contribute to a team environment are required. Priority will be given to those applicants that qualify for a tenure-track position. Advanced practice certification required for some teaching assignments.
Nurse Practitioners with a terminal degree are highly encouraged to apply and PhD’s with an established program of research with a desire to teach in our PhD Program. An interest or expertise in rural practice, vulnerable populations, and health disparities is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Review of applicants begins immediately and continues until positions are filled. Rank is commensurate with experience and qualifications. An official transcript will be required upon hire. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory background check. Some positions may be contingent upon meeting required minimum enrollments. AA/EOE.
To apply online visit
Careers at ETSU, College of Nursing, Posting Number F00200P
Requests for further information may be directed to:
Dr. Wendy Nehring, Dean
ETSU College of Nursing
Box 70617, Johnson City, TN 37614