Keypath LLC

Full-Time Graduate Nursing Faculty–Pediatric Nursing

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Keypath Education is supporting Carson-Newman University's search for qualified online faculty for their Graduate Nursing Programs.


We are inviting applicants for a for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of NursingCandidates must be PhD- or DNP-prepared Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with experience in classroom and practicum settings. 


  • Implement the Carson-Newman mission and program curricula 
  • Teach didactic and clinical courses in MSN Nurse Practitioner programs  
  • Support student learning and development through coaching and mentoring  
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and evaluation of the C-N Nursing programs including planning and evaluating specific course offerings 
  • Collaborate with graduate nursing faculty to ensure course- and program-level quality  
  • Provide timely and specific student feedback according to department guidelines  
  • Serve in active clinical practice 
  • Maintain current knowledge related to policies, process, and procedures in field of specialty 
  • Attend virtual and on-campus meetings as requested 


  • Unencumbered professional nursing license (Licensure in TN required) 
  • An earned PhD or DNP from a regionally accredited college or university  
  • Board certified PNP or FNP  
  • At least 2 years clinical experience as a registered nurse practitioner in the area of Pediatric Nursing  
  • At least 2 years prior teaching experience in a graduate-level program, preferably online  
  • Dedication to nursing, education, and high-quality student learning experiences 
  • Additional teaching proficiency in statistics preferred 
  • Experience with learning management systems (LMS), Canvas preferred  

Out-of-state candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates must live within commuting distance of the Carson-Newman campus in Jefferson City, Tennessee.  



Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who actively support its aim as a university with a Christian commitment. Applicants will be required to submit a brief letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and a statement of Christian faith. 


Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.  

Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for institutional excellence and further distinguished as a top 200 online MSN program. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website (   


Carson-Newman’s nursing programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the TN Board of Nursing.   

Carson-Newman University is an equal opportunity employer 


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