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Instructor of Nursing

Anderson University (South Carolina) and the School of Nursing invite applications for a full-time, twelve-month faculty member with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning as Instructor of Nursing. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts institution affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention.

Anderson University recognizes three paths for status in faculty employment: Annual Appointment, Professional Path, and Tenure-Track.  Annual Appointed faculty are hired as Instructors focused on teaching and learning.  Faculty hired in the Professional Path focus on teaching, learning and service.  After six years of exemplary performance, they may promote through faculty ranks and may become eligible for multi-year contracts.  Tenure-Track faculty focus on teaching and learning, service; and scholarship as well.  After six years of exemplary performance, Tenure-Track faculty earn tenure and may promote through faculty ranks.  All three paths are evaluated for mission fit.

Candidates should be prepared to devote themselves full-time during the academic year to teaching, advising students, keeping office hours, observing grading deadlines, administrative work assignments, committee assignments, professional activities and participating in those University events designated as being of annual significance. Teaching load is 24 semester credits per academic year, including advising.

Position includes: Directing, instructing, and guiding students in the clinical setting; Scholarship, research, and professional development; Service to community, profession, and the University.

Requirements for candidate: Master’s degree in nursing (Doctoral degree for graduate programs) from a regionally accredited institution that is appropriate for area of teaching according to accreditation standards on Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); Minimum of two years clinical experience as a registered nurse or advanced practice nurse related to area of primary responsibility; Teaching experience at the appropriate level of nursing education preferred; Hold an unencumbered active license as a registered nurse (advanced practice nurse, if applicable) in the state of South Carolina or another Compact state.

To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and a completed Anderson University Faculty Application to:

Dr. Cynthia Cross, Chief Nursing Administrator
316 Boulevard / 
Anderson, SC 29621

Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent by email to

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at