Part-Time Faculty, Nursing (Graduate Program)

Part-Time Faculty, Nursing (Graduate Program)

Job ID: 225589
Location: Columbus State University
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

About Us

The School of Nursing at Columbus State University graduates a diverse body of nearly 150 students annually. It offers a traditional BSN for students seeking a RN license and three online degree programs: a RN-BSN for licensed RNs with an Associate degree; a Master's of Science in Nursing (education, leadership, and information tracks); and a Master's of Science in Nursing in Family Nurse Practitioner. Both MSN programs are offered in collaboration with Georgia Southwestern State University. International opportunities are available with study abroad in Ireland, and student service in trips. Currently, over 85 percent of our nursing graduates pass the NCLEX, the National Nursing Licensure Exam, a testament to the quality of the program and faculty.

Founded in 1958, Columbus State University, with an enrollment of nearly 8,000, is part of the University System of Georgia. CSU offers more than 70 programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is ranked among the top public regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Columbus, located 100 miles southwest of Atlanta and the second-largest city in Georgia, is recognized as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community -

Columbus State University has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence - the Spencer House - in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at

Inclusion is one of Columbus State University's values. The 2018-2023 Strategic Plan specifically states that we will work “to attain a level of diversity among faculty and staff that more closely reflects the student population.” The range of diverse students at CSU is reflected by the diverse student organizations, including Collegiate 100 Men of CSU, Collegiate Women of Columbus State University, Minority Association of Premedical/Prehealth Students, Pride +, CHispA, and others.

Job Summary

The position of part-time instructor of nursing is a non-tenure track faculty position in the School of Nursing within the College of Education and Health Professions.


This position requires certification as a family nurse practitioner in Georgia. The successful candidate will teach in the FNP graduate program; mentor FNP students; maintain clinical practice as a FNP on a part-time basis; contribute to scholarly activity in the field; perform activities necessary to enhance the school, college, and university's mission; and possess an understanding of technology as a tool for effective teaching.

Required Qualifications

A Master's degree in nursing from a family nurse practitioner program (FNP), a valid nursing & APRN license in Georgia are required (if valid in another state, must obtain licensure in Georgia). National certification as a FNP, a minimum of one year of practice as a FNP as well as current practice as a FNP are required. Previous teaching experience in college or university setting is preferred.

Preference will be given to candidates who have evidence of successful teaching at the college level in both traditional and online environments.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Other Document: Contact information (email and telephone number) of three persons willing to provide letters of reference.

    Contact Information

    We hire part-time faculty for the Summer, Fall and Spring semesters, as dictated by demand. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Janet Alexander, Director, School of Nursing, College of Education and Health Professions, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; Phone: 706-507-8575; or email to

    Conditions of Employment

    A successful criminal background check and drug screening will be required in order to meet local health care facility preclinical requirements and are conditions of employment.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a sense of belongingness for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

    Special Applicant Instructions

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.

    All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University's online employment site.

    To apply, visit

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