Part-Time Clinical Faculty, Nursing (Undergraduate Program)

Job Summary

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


Responsibilities will include: clinical teaching in undergraduate nursing courses, face-to-face and online; mentoring students; working collaboratively within area clinical and hospital staff; performing service and administrative tasks necessary to ensure excellence in nursing education at Columbus State University; and contributing to scholarly activity in the field through scholarship, presentations and publications.

Required Qualifications

A Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university, an active, unencumbered RN license in Georgia or eligibility for licensure in Georgia are required. At least two years of quality clinical nursing experience in a medical-surgical or specialty environment and previous college level teaching in nursing, working with diverse populations, and an understanding of technology as a tool for effective teaching are preferred.

Preference is given to candidates with previous teaching experience in the academic and/or clinical environment and are active in clinical practice.

Proposed Salary

Salary Information:

BSN Degree: $41.67 per hour

MSN Degree: $44.44 per hour

PhD Degree: $50.00 per hour

Required Documents to Attach

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.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:

• 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.

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

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.

Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant college experience, which values diversity and inclusion in all forms. The University aspires to have faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Columbus region. Serving the Southeast while attracting students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Students at Columbus State University find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 8,400 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees to a doctorate in education. Among public regional universities in the South, Columbus State University recently ranked No. 46 in the "Best Colleges" rankings by U.S. News & World Report and No. 1 in the "Best Online Colleges in Georgia" for providing the best opportunities and value for students seeking online training and educational programs by the Affordable Colleges Online.

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

Contact Information

We hire part-time faculty for the 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.
Columbus State University 
Location: ColumbusGA 31907
Document ID: AC392-26UC  
Job Type:  Part-time

Job Schedule: Part-time

Posted on: 2019-07-1907/19/2019