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Available Positions in the School of Nursing

The Clemson University School of Nursing is actively recruiting for other opportunities.  Please send expressions of interest to Dr. Jane DeLuca at, also please visit the Clemson HR site for information about applying for positions within the university.

Current Open Positions

Associate Director of Research, School of Nursing
Open Rank Professor
College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences

The Clemson University School of Nursing (CUSON) seeks a leader in nursing research for a growing department of PhD, DNP, and Master’s prepared nursing faculty committed to the advancement of nursing research. The successful candidate will facilitate interprofessional connections for health research, innovation, and scholarship.

Position Description: The Associate Director for Research serves as the senior nurse researcher responsible for developing and facilitating innovative, progressive, faculty-led programs of research. The Associate Director of Research will be responsible for strategic planning of research goals and initiatives, facilitating collaborations, facilitating and securing research funding, and supervising research-oriented faculty. The successful candidate will ensure the developmental of faculty research that complies with the ethical and regulatory guidelines of the School of Nursing and our multidisciplinary partners within and outside Clemson University. The successful candidate must possess research leadership skills, interdisciplinary collaboration experience, administrative ability, and interpersonal skills that enable working across multiple disciplines that address priority issues and funding opportunities in the research community.

The Clemson School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and offers traditional baccalaureate, RN-BS, and accelerated nursing programs. Graduate programs include Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education and an interdisciplinary PhD program in Healthcare Genetics. Implementation of the DNP program is scheduled to be completed by fall, 2017. CUSON is collaborating with the Greenville Health System in the development of a Clemson University Center for nursing, health research and innovation. The School of Nursing will expand into a new state-of-the-art 78,000 square foot building in 2018. The new building has a designated Research Suite within the Administrative Wing that will support the school’s research infrastructure. Strategic research priorities in the School of Nursing include interdisciplinary collaboration for nursing science and other emerging health science priorities.

The Associate Director of Research reports to the Associate Dean/Director of Nursing and is responsible for research leadership of CUSON.  The Associate Director of Research coordinates site- specific research, mentoring, and professional research development programs for Clemson nursing faculty. The Associate Director articulates the vision for CUSON developed through a strategic planning process led by the CUSON Director consistent with advancements in the discipline of nursing, interprofessional education, practice, and healthcare.

Qualifications and Position Requirements:

  • Candidates hold a PhD in Nursing
  • Must be of tenured faculty rank
  • Record of funded grants, national, regional, state or foundation funding. NINR, NIH, is preferred
  • Experience with pre and post award management
  • Collaborative leadership style
  • Excellent communication skills

This is a full-time 12-month, tenured faculty position. Salary level and start up funding commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately. Expected start date, August 15, 2017.

To apply: This link will take prospective candidates to the listing for Nursing faculty positions and application document requirements.

Position: Faculty of All Ranks
Location: Clemson, South Carolina

The Clemson University School of Nursing is seeking new faculty members for an expanding academic unit committed to research and undergraduate/graduate education.

FACULTY ROLE: Seek grant funding and maintain a program of scholarly research. Teaching in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs.


  • Research, scholarship, and grant writing
  • Classroom and clinical instruction
  • Participation on departmental and university committees • Student advising and additional faculty responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should hold an earned doctorate in Nursing or related field and a beginning or established program of research. A record of successful teaching in higher education is expected. Qualified applicants from any specialty areas in nursing are invited to apply. Preferred specialties include: Community, Medical-Surgical, Obstetrics and Maternal Health, Pediatrics, and Mental Health. Candidates must be eligible for RN licensure in South Carolina and national board certification in their specialty. This is a full-time, 9-month tenure/tenure-track appointment.

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals or groups based on age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty. The School of Nursing strongly encourages applications from minority candidates. We also encourage applications from male candidates, a group underrepresented in our department

RANK & SALARY: Positions open for tenured and tenure track rank: Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

TO APPLY: Review of applications begins April, 2017. Interested individuals may apply via email. Please email a letter of introduction, vitae, and information for three professional references to:

Jane M. DeLuca PhD, RN, CPNP
Chair, Search Committee
Clemson University School of Nursing
Clemson, SC 29634-0743

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