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Associate Professor BSN - Nursing

Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 97805
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Didactic position in a hybrid program so schedule is variable
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11161010244203-Baccalauerate Program - Nursing



The Associate Professor rank is the second highest achievable rank and therefore requires demonstration of excellent performance in all essential functions.  Strong contributions are expected in the areas of teaching, scholarship, curriculum development, and service, with the potential for further growth in each area.  The Nursing Associate Professor serves as a mentor to students and other faculty, and works closely with the Program Chair to advance the mission of Cabarrus College.


Teaching: The associate professor’s primary responsibility is to teach and facilitate student learning.  Teaching activities may occur online or face-to-face in a classroom, clinical, lab, or fieldwork setting. Associate professors are expected to:

    • Devote preparation time for instruction.
    • Utilize a variety of active learning strategies, including but not limited to cooperative learning, service learning, reflective writing, and experiential and problem-based learning.
    • Utilize a variety of assessments appropriate to different learning styles.
    • Appropriately and effectively utilize instructional technology.
    • Demonstrate enthusiasm for the subject matter and provide current, relevant content.
    • Challenge students to think critically and perform at high standards of competence.
    • Promote active class discussion.
    • Provide opportunities for students to acquire awareness of cultural diversity.
    • Maintain and promote clinical, lab, and classroom safety.
    • Pace instruction to maximize student learning.
    • Provide constructive feedback and remediate as appropriate.
    • Compare and contrast information, perform math calculations, and analyze and examine data.
    • Hold students accountable to the Student Code of Conduct.

Curriculum Development: Cabarrus College faculty are responsible for building degree programs that embody coherent courses of study and allow students to progressively build upon and integrate their knowledge and skills.  Associate professors are expected to:

    • Annually review syllabi and update student learning outcomes, course content, teaching strategies, learning activities, textbooks, and other supplemental resources.
    • Participate in departmental review and revision of curriculum scope and sequencing.
    • Incorporate into the curriculum recent research, standards of practice, and changes from within the discipline, profession, and accreditation standards


  • At least three years’ experience at the rank of Assistant Professor.
  • Documented evidence of high level of competence in teaching and teaching related activities.
  • Documented evidence of high-quality professional productivity which may lead to national or regional recognition in the academic discipline, and/or consistent with the goals of the academic program and College.
  • Documentation of service leadership to one’s community, profession, and College.
  • Baccalaureate Nursing: Minimum of a master’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited college or university required, doctorate preferred. Completion of a certificate program in nursing education or nine semester hours of education course work or a national certification in nursing education required. Current or eligible North Carolina RN license required.  At least seven years full-time instructional experience required. At least two years of online instruction preferred.
  • At least two years of clinical practice required.
  • The degree requirement may be waived by the College upon demonstration of appropriate professional training, competence, or experience.