Tennessee Wesleyan College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, national origin, or ethnic group in education programs or employment activities, nor does the college discriminate against qualified handicapped or disabled persons.

Faculty Opportunities


Part-Time Clinical Nurse Instructors

Tennessee Wesleyan College – Fort Sanders Nursing Department is seeking Part-time Clinical Nurse Instructors for its baccalaureate nursing program. Clinical instructors provide training to students and facilities about standard methods of nursing practice including professional nursing features, physiology and psychodynamic theories, and functional health patterns. The Clinical Nursing Instructor is a member of the professional teaching staff that is responsible for effectively implementing the mission of the Tennessee Wesleyan College – Fort Sanders Nursing Department. Teaching responsibilities will be conducted on Tue, Wed, & Thurs.

The position requires a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree (MSN preferred) from a four-year college or university; current license as a Registered Nurse or license eligible in the State of Tennessee; current CPR training; and the ability to relate well to a diverse population of learners. 

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to rcornette@twcnet.edu


Tenure-track Chemistry Professor

The Department of Natural Sciences of Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tennessee invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chemistry at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor scheduled to start in August 2016.  A terminal degree in Chemistry is required.  The successful candidate will have the ability to teach the following courses and associated labs for science majors: a two-semester sequence of General Chemistry; a two-semester sequence of Analytical Chemistry; a two-semester sequence of Physical Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry; and other teaching assignments as needed by the college and department.  These courses may include a service/learning component.

This position will require the successful candidate to advise students; serve on college committees; assess/evaluate instruction, courses, and programs; participate in community service, departmental meetings, curriculum planning, and student recruitment and retention activities.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to collegiality throughout their tenure at Tennessee Wesleyan College. 

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one page summary of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation that can address the candidate’s ability or potential to educate, and unofficial copies of transcripts to:


Melody N. Lantz, Director of Human Resources

Tennessee Wesleyan College

204 East College Street


Athens, TN 37303



The Associate Dean of Nursing is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the undergraduate nursing program located at the TWC Knoxville Campus, located in Knoxville Tennessee. The Associate Dean must be a strong, effective, visionary leader who:
  • Recruits and retains academically qualified faculty in the discipline
  • Performs annual evaluations for coordinators, faculty and staff
  • Oversees and maintains SACS and CCNE accreditation standards for the nursing program
  • Approves nursing class schedules in consultation with coordinators
  • Teaches classes as needed to meet and/or exceed accreditation standards
  • Collaborates with nursing faculty regarding effective and innovative curricula
  • Chairs faculty meetings and serves as ex-officio to other nursing committees
  • Serves on college committees and participates in nursing related campus and community activities
  • Collaborates with external organizations, clinical agencies and Covenant Health
  • Serves as staff to the Nursing Board of Visitors
  • Provides ongoing communication with the faculty, staff, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the President with respect to current and evolving programmatic and curricular directions for the department of nursing
  • Attends Department Chair and Associate Dean meetings on the main campus
  • Develops and processes clinical and faculty contracts in collaboration with college administration
  • Develops and monitors the annual budget for the department

Doctorate in Nursing or a related field with a master’s degree in nursing
Teaching experience and evidence of scholarly accomplishments
Record of collaborative and dynamic leadership in addition to theoretical and clinical nursing experience
Effective written and oral communication

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