Job Overview

Winston-Salem State University, a premier comprehensive university, is one of the 16 constituent institutions comprising the University of North Carolina. The university enrolls approximately 5,500 students in more than 40 bachelor’s degree programs and ten graduate degree programs. Winston-Salem State University is located in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina with Greensboro to the east and High Point to the south, with close proximity to Charlotte. Winston-Salem, a city of approximately 180,000, was recently ranked as one of the top 50 cities worldwide in quality of life by Mercer Human Resources Consulting.

Assistant/Associate/ Professor: Family Nurse Practitioner or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (12 mos)

Winston-Salem State University Division of Nursing seeks highly qualified faculty to teach in its BSN, MSN, and DNP degree programs. Pre-licensure and RN-to-BSN options prepare registered nurse generalist and leaders. The MSN Program provides masters’ and certificate options for the Advanced Nurse Educator and Family Nurse Practitioner. Both undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).The DNP is currently a post-master’s program but will move to the BSN-DNP focusing on translation of research to improve clinical practice and patient outcomes. Traditional classroom, hybrid, and on-line course delivery allow for a variety of teaching and instruction methods.

Job Summary

General teaching responsibilities for the faculty include both didactic and practicum/clinical instruction along with curriculum and program development and improvement. The faculty will advise and mentor students regarding academic matters and help foster a student-centered learning environment. The faculty will participate in department, division, and university activities. The faculty will teach across programs and perform other duties as assigned by the administrator of the academic program. Consistent with the tripartite mission of the university, faculty is expected to engage in scholarship and service activities.

Required Qualifications

Education: Doctorate in nursing or related field and a Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited college or university are required; a minimum of three calendar years teaching experience in a university setting.

Experience: Must hold a current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in North Carolina or have eligibility to obtain North Carolina Registered Nurse license. Must hold national certification as a FNP or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Must have experience in curriculum and program development, and technology and simulation.

Scholarly Production: Demonstrated scholarly activity, including research, publications and consulting in nursing education or a related field; involvement in professional organizations.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Start Date: 08/01/2014

Should you have any questions regarding the position, you may contact Dr. Cecil Holland at 336-750-2272 or email him at

Complete Applications include the following:

1. WSSU Application Form (online)

2. Cover Letter (submit online)

3. Updated CV with contact information for at least 3 references (submit online)

4. Statement of research and teaching interests (submit online)

5. Unofficial transcripts, Official transcripts will be required for the successful candidate.

6. Applicants must arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to:

Dr. Cecil Holland

Department of Nursing

Winston-Salem State University

209 F.L. Atkins

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC, 27110

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment.

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“WSSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and welcomes all applicants, students, and employees without regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and genetic information. Individuals desiring disability accommodations in the application and search process should contact Mrs. Myra Waddell at 336-750-8658 or M/W/D/V”