Employment Opportunities

  • Adjunct Biology position

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for a position as Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Biology. This position is for courses that will be taught primarily on-ground. However, applicants should be familiar with online methods of teaching. Familiarity with the LMS Canvas is preferred.

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President’s Award for Community Service. 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 (https://classic.cn.edu).
    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who actively support its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position must have a minimum of an M.S. degree in Biology related field.
    Candidates for the position of Adjunct Faculty will teach 100 and 200 level biology classes such as Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Environmental Science, and General Biology.

    A complete application packet will include a brief letter of interest including a statement of Christian faith and current curriculum vitae. Please send the application packet electronically to:

    Email: adjunctrecruiting@cn.edu
    Subject: Adjunct Biology Faculty

    CARSON-NEWMAN UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Undergraduate Nursing

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. 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, classic.cn.edu.

    Department: Department of Nursing.

    Reports To: Chair - Department of Nursing and Dean - School of Natural, Applied, and Health Sciences.

    FLSA Status: Exempt (Salaried).

    Time Requirements: Full-time. Coursework delivered on campus.

    Description: Come join a team of faculty who are excited about developing future Registered Nurses to be clinically excellent, socially conscious, and service-oriented!

    Our ideal teammate will share in our passion, be committed to our mission, and:
    • Demonstrate competence in all facets of teaching to which assigned.
    • Develop course content that is current, evidence-based, and compatible with professional nursing standards and curriculum policies.
    • Serve as a mentor and role model for students.
    • Exhibit commitment to continued professional engagement and scholarship.

    Minimum Requirements:
    • Master’s degree in Nursing (Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field highly preferred).
    • Possess, or be eligible to obtain, Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Tennessee obtain prior to employment.
    • Two years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse.

    Experience:
    • All interested applicants meeting the minimum requirements are invited and highly encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to applicants with any of the following areas of expertise:
     Medical-Surgical nursing.
     Maternal-Newborn nursing.
     Pediatric nursing.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students at the University and fellow employees.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance, as well as a 401K retirement plan, are available on a participating basis. Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    classic.cn.edu

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing - MSN Program

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. 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, classic.cn.edu.

    Department: Department of Nursing.

    Reports To: Chair - Department of Nursing and Dean - School of Natural, Applied, and Health Sciences.

    FLSA Status: Exempt (Salaried).

    Time Requirements: Full-time. Coursework delivered online via Carson-Newman LMS. Periodic campus visits required.

    Description:
    Come join a team of faculty who are excited about transforming healthcare by educating future nurse practitioners to be clinically excellent, socially conscious, and service oriented!
    Our ideal teammate will share in our passion, be committed to our mission, and:
    • Demonstrate competence in all facets of teaching to which assigned.
    • Develop course content that is current, evidence-based, and compatible with professional nursing standards and curriculum policies.
    • Serve as a mentor and role model for students.
    • Exhibit commitment to continued professional engagement and scholarship.

    Minimum Requirements:
    • Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field (Will consider MSN with doctoral degree in progress).
    • Possess, or be eligible to obtain, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Tennessee prior to employment.
    • Minimum of two years of experience as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse required.
    • National certification as Nurse Practitioner.

    Experience:
    • All interested applicants meeting the minimum requirements are invited and highly encouraged to apply.

    • Future needs are anticipated in other areas; however, priority will be given to applicants with any of the following areas of expertise:

     Family Nurse Practitioner with women’s health experience.
     Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students at the University and fellow employees.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    classic.cn.edu

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing - DNP Program

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. 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, classic.cn.edu.

    Department: Department of Nursing.

    Reports To: Chair - Department of Nursing and Dean - School of Natural, Applied, and Health Sciences.

    FLSA Status: Exempt (Salaried).

    Time Requirements: Full-time. Coursework delivered online via Carson-Newman LMS. Periodic campus visits required.

    Description:

    Come join a team of faculty who are excited about transforming healthcare by developing nurse leaders to be clinically excellent, socially conscious, and service-oriented!

    Our ideal teammate will share in our passion, be committed to our mission, and:

    · Demonstrate competence in all facets of teaching to which assigned.

    · Develop course content that is current, evidence-based, and compatible with professional nursing standards and curriculum policies.

    · Serve as a mentor and role model for students.

    · Exhibit commitment to continued professional engagement and scholarship.

    Minimum Requirements:

    · Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field.

    · Possess, or be eligible to obtain, Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Tennessee prior to employment (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licensure preferred).

    · Minimum of two years of clinical experience.

    Experience:

    · All interested applicants meeting the minimum requirements are invited and highly encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to applicants with any of the following areas of expertise:

    • Healthcare economics and resource management.
    • Quality improvement and safety analysis.
    • Healthcare policy and advocacy.
    • Healthcare transformation through technology/informatics.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students at the University and fellow employees.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance, as well as a 401K retirement plan, are available on a participating basis.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    classic.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Management

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. 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, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Management in the Department of Business. The position is a full-time, 9-month tenure-track position. The position is available immediately; however, applications will be accepted for those not available until May 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have a minimum of a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in management. A terminal degree, such as a Ph.D. in management, Ph.D. in business with a management specialization or DBA is preferred.  Priority will be given to candidates with business and/or teaching experience and at least 18 graduate semester hours in marketing.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position will teach, advise and mentor students, participate in campus committees, and conduct appropriate research.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. 

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

     

    Human Resources

    Attn: Faculty Recruiting

    Carson-Newman University

    Jefferson City, TN 37760

    www.cn.edu

     

    Apply Now

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. 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, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Economics in the Department of Business. The position is a full-time, 9-month tenure-track position. The position is available immediately; however, applications will be accepted for those not available until May 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have a minimum of a Master of Economics. A terminal degree, such as a Ph.D. in economics, Ph.D. in business with an economics specialization or a DBA with a major in economics is preferred.  Candidates with at least 18 graduate semester hours in statistics and/or teaching experience are preferred.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position will teach, advise and mentor students, participate in campus committees, and conduct appropriate research.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. 

    Only complete application packets will be considered.  A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

     

    Human Resources

    Attn: Faculty Recruiting

    Carson-Newman University

    Jefferson City, TN 37760

    www.cn.edu

     Apply Now

  • Graphic Designer

    Job Title: Graphic Designer.
     
    Department: Marketing & Communications.
     
    Reports To: Creative Director.
     
    FLSA Status: Exempt.
     
    Time Requirements: 40 hours per week.
     
    Summary Description: The Graphic Designer provides creative direction, conceptual design, and design production for a wide range of projects produced by the Office of Marketing & Communications including, but not limited to, marketing publications, advertising, and other print and online collateral. Principal duties include concept development and graphic design. This highly creative position works closely with the University’s Creative Director and offers support for University projects that advance the University's Christ-centered mission.

    Functional Description: 

    • Collaborate with various campus departments submitting design/project requests.
    • Assist with projects from concept to final production.
    • Collaborate with Creative Director on projects and assignments.
    • Assist in coordinating/communicating with outside design and print partners when needed.
    • Assist in design for University’s flagship magazine, Journey.
    • Performs other duties and projects as assigned by the Director of Marketing & Communications and Creative Director.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: None.
     
    Education: Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in a related field.

    Experience: Some professional experience in graphic design preferred
     
    Required Skills:   

    • Knowledge of pre-press and four-color printing processes.
    • Macintosh OS X computer experience with the required knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Ability to work on multiple projects while meeting established deadlines.
    • Good interpersonal skills – ability to interact with a positive spirit with Marketing & Communications team
    • Ability to collaborate and take direction on projects and accept conceptual changes that serve the needs of the University.
    • Ability to develop positive working relationships on campus.

    Employee Expectations: The College expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the College and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, current vitae, and a work sample (applicants can provide a link to their portfolio). If you have any questions, please email staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now 

  • Assistant Director of Forensics and Assistant Professor of Communication

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. 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, www.cn.edu

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Director of Forensics and Assistant Professor of Communication in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. The position is a full-time, nine-month, tenure track position to begin August 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. in a related subject and experience working in college forensics.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment. The Carson-Newman Forensics Team competes at the national level and has garnered national and state championships.

    Candidates for the position of Assistant Forensics Director and Assistant Professor will travel with the team on average to five collegiate forensics events per semester, coach students in debate and individual events, work with the Director of Forensics to arrange and facilitate team travel plans and teach a 3/3 load in the areas of speech, interpersonal communication, debate, strategic communication, communication law or related subject matter. Committee service will also be expected.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis.   

    Only complete application packets will be considered.  A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

     

     

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting 

    Carson-Newman University 

    Jefferson City, TN 37760 

    www.cn.edu 

    Apply Now

     

  • Associate Professor of Art, Graphic Design / Art History

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. 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, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Art, Graphic Design/Art History in the Art Department.  The position is a full-time, tenure-track, 9-month appointment to begin August 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have an MFA or equivalent graduate degree in the field(s) of Graphic Design or Visual Communications.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Art will teach courses in the Art Major, with an emphasis in Graphic Design, and other Art Department Core courses at all undergraduate levels. The ideal qualified candidate must possess a thorough knowledge of graphic design, including web and interactive design and social media, along with supplemental knowledge in Art History, including Graphic Design History, Art Survey courses, Contemporary, and Non-Western Art. Expertise in the Adobe CC Suite, HTML/CSS, and social media is required; and traditional media such as drawing, painting, and illustration skills, is also desired. Teaching duties include the following courses, on a rotating basis: Computer Graphics, Graphic Design 1-4, Web and Interactive Design, History of Graphic Design, foundational Art Core classes such as Art Fundamentals I and II; Art History I and II survey classes, Contemporary Art History and Non-Western Art History.

    The faculty member in this position also needs to be able to mentor our Art majors with an emphasis in Graphic Design and be able to provide the example of a practicing, professional artist/designer. The terminal degree of an earned MFA in Graphic Design, Visual Communications, or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment. Teaching experience at the college/university level is preferred, but not required.

    In addition to these teaching duties, this faculty member will be expected to be a professional, creative, and fully active member of the Art Department and of the university. Additional duties include academic advising of Art majors, service on university committees, involvement in campus activities, and collaborative management of the development and continual improvement of the Graphic Design curriculum, including assessment and accreditation requirements with the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. 

    Only complete application packets will be considered.  A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting

    Carson-Newman University

    Jefferson City, TN 37760

    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Assistant Professor of Religion

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. 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, www.cn.edu

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion. The position is a full-time faculty tenure track to begin fall of 2022. 

    Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. in Old Testament or Theology. 

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment. 

    Candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of Religion should possess the following: 

    • Academic credentials in the field of Old Testament or Theology 
    • An enthusiasm to teach Old Testament Introduction courses 
    • A passion to teach elementary, intermediate, and advanced Hebrew courses or Christian Theology courses. 
    • An ability to communicate effectively with undergraduate students including advising and mentoring.   
    • Competency to teach online courses. 
    • A commitment to publish in his or her field of expertise. 
    • A willingness to affiliate with a Baptist church upon hire. 
    • A willingness to participate in the university family ethos.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. 

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting 
    Carson-Newman University 
    Jefferson City, TN 37760 
    www.cn.edu 

    Apply Now

  • Assistant Professor of Exercise Science - Two Openings

     

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. 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, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive of its aim as an institution with a Christian commitment.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor in Exercise Science. The position is full-time, 9 month, tenure track to begin August 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have a Masters or Ph.D. in Exercise Science or a related field.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a college with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position of Assistant Professor in Exercise Science will ideally meet the following criteria: A faculty member in the Exercise Science program should be broadly trained, successful as a classroom teacher, experienced teaching with technology, and have an interest/experience with grant writing. Certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association or the ability to obtain CSCS certification is preferred. Depending upon qualifications, teaching responsibilities will include courses such as strength and conditioning, applied kinesiology, motor learning and development, administration of exercise science, fitness for special populations, foundations of EXSC, and selected topics courses. Additional responsibilities include internship and/or practicum supervision, student advisement, committee work, and service to the university and community.  In addition to teaching lower and upper-level courses, the ideal candidate will also be willing to direct undergraduate research projects.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

     Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting 
    Carson-Newman University 
    Jefferson City, TN 37760 
    www.cn.edu 

     

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  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Education

    School: Education & Counseling.                           

    Department: Education.

    Reports To: Chair, Department of Education.

    Summary Description: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Education will work collaboratively to help prepare students for licensure as teachers.  The position involves teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising undergraduate and graduate students, and a willingness to engage in scholarly research.  

    Functional Description: Teach 12 hours of a combination of undergraduate & graduate courses in the Teacher Education Program each semester, advise students; engage in scholarly and professional development activities; and serve as an effective member of the departmental, school, campus, and local community.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: May supervise graduate assistants occasionally and supervise staff assigned for particular tasks.  

    Education: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education, or Ed.S. with significant P-12 experience (ESL experience preferred), ability to teach English as a Second Language

    Experience: Three years of teaching experience in P-12 settings (ESL experience preferred).

    Required Skills: Excellent communication skills, including active listening skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously; willingness to collaborate with campus and P-12 colleagues in the preparation of candidates for P-12 settings

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information: This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the College and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered.  A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting

    Carson-Newman University

    Jefferson City, TN 37760

    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology

     

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. 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, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an assistant professor of Sociology in the Department of History, Political Science, and Sociology. The position is full-time, tenure-track to begin August 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have a Master’s in Social Work or Master’s in Sociology, experience in social services, and a desire to teach courses to prepare students for careers in social work. A doctorate and teaching experience is preferred.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position will teach courses in the Human Services major within the Sociology Program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach (12 hours per semester), advise and mentor students, serve on committees, and demonstrate an active interest in personal, professional development. The teaching responsibilities for this position include introduction to human services, human services practice, human behavior in the social environment, field experience, and elective substantive courses such as family violence.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. 

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting 
    Carson-Newman University 
    Jefferson City, TN 37760 
    www.cn.edu 

    Apply Now

  • Assistant Professor of Art - Photography

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. 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, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University Art Department invites applicants for Assistant Professor of Art, with a specialization in Photography. The position is a full-time, tenure-track, 9-month appointment to begin August 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have an MFA or equivalent graduate degree in the field of Photography.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of Art, Photography, will teach courses in the Photography Major, and other Art Department Core courses at all undergraduate levels. The Carson-Newman Photography major combines analog, film-based, and digital photography instruction. An ability to teach analog film-based photography is required, along with a broad range of skills teaching beginning through advanced courses in digital photography. Knowledge of Adobe CC applications such as Photoshop and Lightroom, as well as other digital photography applications, is essential. The ability to manage photographic equipment in the studio, B&W and color darkrooms, multiple analog film formats, and digital cameras is also desired. We encourage candidates who are deeply committed to a strong arts education in combination with a rigorous liberal arts education in a Christian setting. The successful candidate will play an active role in advising students, contributing to the success of the Photography Major within the Art Department, and university-wide committee and other faculty-related assignments. Collaborative work with other Art Department programs as well as majors outside of the Art Department is possible and encouraged.

    The faculty member in this position also needs to mentor our Photography majors and be able to provide the example of a practicing, professional fine art or commercial photographer. The terminal degree of an earned MFA in Photography or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment. Teaching experience at the college/university level is preferred, but not required.

    In addition to these teaching duties, this faculty member will be expected to be a professional, creative, and fully active member of the Art Department and of the university, including collaborative management of the development and continual improvement of the Photography curriculum, as well as assessment and accreditation requirements with the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. 

    Only complete application packets will be considered.  A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, current vitae, and a portfolio or website link that includes samples of personal and student work. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

     

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting

    Carson-Newman University

    Jefferson City, TN 37760

    www.cn.edu

     

    Apply Now

     

  • Administrative Assistant - Psychology & History/Political Science/ Sociology & the Honors Program

    Administrative Assistant for the Departments of Psychology and History/Political Science/ Sociology and the Honors Program.

    The position is for an administrative assistant to the department chairs of both academic departments and the director of the Honors Program.

    This individual will maintain a professional office presence in each building and spend time in each of the buildings where the departments are housed.

    They assist with departmental matters for each department such as maintenance of student list and student records, alumni communications, departmental reports, early registration days, make-up examinations, departmental events, and maintenance requests. In addition, they will provide minimal clerical help to faculty in each building as directed by the department chairs and assist department chairs in other duties as needed. 

    They will interview, supervise and maintain records for the work/study students assigned to each building. They will develop a schedule to maximize coverage in the office of each building.

     This individual will also assist the Honor’s director. They will assist with communication with Honor’s students, maintaining accurate student lists, and planning events for Honor’s students. They will assist with some matters relating to the Honor’s Convocation and Honor’s weekend.   

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

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  • Athletic Trainer (three openings)

    Carson-Newman University invites applications for the position of Athletic Trainer within our NCAA Division II athletic department.  Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning. The campus is located less than 30 minutes from Knoxville, Tennessee at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, and is surrounded by beautiful lakes.

     

    The selected athletic trainer will serve as the primary athletic trainer for assigned sport(s), including travel.  The athletic trainer works under the direct supervision of the Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine and Team Physicians.  The athletic trainer will work in a dynamic sports medicine environment with 10 other athletic trainers, team physicians, strength & conditioning coaches, and a mental health counselor.  Carson-Newman University has nearly 7,000 square feet of dedicated sports medicine clinic space in two facilities.  Our athletic trainers are expected to provide full concierge-style sports medicine services to assigned patient populations encompassing all domains of athletic training.

    The selected athletic trainer will have a minimum of a master's degree in athletic training or a related field of study and be certified by the Board of Certification. Eligibility for licensure as an athletic trainer in the state of Tennessee is required and the license must be obtained PRIOR to beginning to practice as an athletic trainer. The selected individual must be able to uphold the University's mission, provide high-quality healthcare, be an effective communicator and work well with a diverse group of colleague clinicians and student-athlete patients.

    For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Mike Van Bruggen (mvanbruggen@cn.edu; 865-471-3368) with a letter of interest, current resume, a statement of Christian faith, and the names/contact information for 3 professional references. Applicants will also be required to complete the University's staff application form (https://www.cn.edu/about/administration-1/human-resources/staff-employment-application).

  • Medical Assistant

    Department: Health Services.                                    

    Reports To: Director of Health Services.                                            

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt.

    Time Requirements: 20 hours per week.                                

    Summary Description: Assist front desk with processing patients; greet patients, gather information, perform testing, clean and organize exam rooms. Manage communication with patients and referral process for outside providers.  

    Functional Description:

    • Greet patients entering the Wellness Center.
    • Maintain knowledge of policies and procedures related to patient confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA.
    • Maintain knowledge of policies and procedures related to infection control and environmental safety.
    • Ability to adhere to the core values of the University as well as demonstrate good teamwork, communication, and friendliness with all staff, faculty, students, and patients.
    • Identify patient concerns and react accordingly.
    • Answer the telephone, screen calls, retrieve voicemails, return patient calls.
    • Assist front desk personnel with patient check-in/out procedures when necessary.
    • Obtain and accurately document patient vital signs, height, and weight, brief history including past medical, family, and social history; discuss current medications, allergies, and obtain review of systems as it pertains to the chief complaint 
    • Assist with procedures directly supervised/performed by the provider.
    • Perform patient testing including but not limited to strep, mono, UA, flu, and COVID; accurately document test and results in the patient chart. 
    • Interpret Public Health COVID-19 Return to School Decision Support Algorithm to identify, communicate, and carry out tasks related to COVID-19 including testing, quarantine/isolation protocols, and appropriately recording/tracking this information as necessary.
    • Clean exam rooms, restock supplies and organize. 
    • Responsible for managing referral process for specialists/providers outside of facility.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: None.     

    Education: High school diploma or equivalent required; Medical Assistant Certificate or equivalent experience.

    Experience: Minimum 1 year of experience as a Medical Assistant is preferred; new graduates are welcome to apply.

    Required Skills: Must have the ability to communicate effectively, prioritize job duties, work quickly and efficiently, and have great organizational skills.  Healthcare experience preferred. 

    Physical Demands:  This position may require many hours of standing, walking, and moving.  Physical demands may also include lifting objects, assisting patients with mobility, or transferring from an assistive device to an exam table or vehicle.  

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information:  Must be able to demonstrate a positive attitude, great communication skills, work in a fast-paced environment, and preserve patient confidentiality while delivering high-quality patient care. 

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, and current vitae. (Applications will be received until November 15, 2021). If you have any questions, please email staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Bands

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President’s Award for Community Service. 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, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Music.  This full-time, tenure-track position will begin in August 2022.  Primary responsibilities for the Director of Bands include overseeing the Carson-Newman instrumental program, conducting instrumental ensembles, and recruiting. Additional responsibilities will include a combination of supervising student teachers and teaching courses in conducting, music education, applied lessons, or other courses based on the successful candidate’s expertise, background, and departmental needs. The Director of Bands is also responsible for administrating Carson-Newman’s annual Summer Music Camp. Demonstrated excellence as an instrumental conductor is essential.

    The successful candidate will be expected to develop quality relationships with area musicians and high schools, prepare the various instrumental ensembles (such as Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Winds) to perform at university and community events, and perform advising and committee responsibilities as needed by the university.  An earned doctorate with significant ensemble conducting experience and teaching at the collegiate level is required. ABD candidates will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who also have at least three years of secondary school teaching experience. 

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. This position is projected to receive a nine-month contract. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K-retirement plan are available on a participating basis. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three reference letters along with contact information for references, and current vitae. Do not send audio/video recordings at this time. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Priority consideration is given to packets completed by January 5, 2022. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

     

  • Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Music Education

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President’s Award for Community Service. 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, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Music.  This full-time, tenure-track position will begin in August 2022.  Primary responsibilities include directing the music education program, teaching music education courses, supervising student teachers, and recruiting. Additional responsibilities will include a combination of conducting instrumental ensembles and teaching applied lessons or other courses based on the successful candidate’s expertise, background, and departmental needs.   

    The successful candidate will be expected to supervise the music education program at Carson-Newman, develop quality relationships with area musicians and high schools to facilitate recruiting and perform advising and committee responsibilities as needed by the university.  A graduate degree in music education with significant secondary school teaching experience is required.  An earned doctorate is preferred.  Others will be considered. 

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. This position is projected to receive a nine-month contract. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K-retirement plan are available on a participating basis. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three reference letters along with contact information for references, and current vitae. Do not send audio/video recordings at this time. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Priority consideration is given to packets completed by January 5, 2022. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

     Apply Now

  • Visiting Professor of Accounting

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President’s Award for Community Service. 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, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for a Visiting Professor of Accounting position in the Department of Business. The position is a full-time, 9-month position. The position is available for the 2022-23 academic year. Applications will be accepted until May 2022. This is a teaching only position. There is no expectation for advising or committee participation.

    Candidates for the position must have a minimum of a Master of Accountancy or a terminal degree in a related business field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in accounting and a CPA. Candidates with 18 graduate semester hours in law/and/or teaching experience are preferred.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with Christian commitment.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K-retirement plan are available on a participating basis.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting 
    Carson-Newman University 
    Jefferson City, TN 37760 
    www.cn.edu 

    Apply Now

  • Enterprise Systems Programmer/Analyst

    Department: Information Technology Services.

    Reports to:  Associate Director of Information Technology Services.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Occasional Nights and Weekends.

    Summary Description: This position provides support, implementation, and training for all aspects of the University’s Administrative Systems and assists the Associate I.T. Director as well as the Director of Information Technology in any planning, research, and development of I.T. Enterprise Systems. Provide administrative software support including coding, testing, documenting, troubleshooting, training, and installation of programs/systems to satisfy University objectives and user requirements. Occasional weekend and evening hours may be required.

    Functional Description:

    • Responsible for all aspects of implementation, administration, management, and/or support of the Ellucian Colleague Environment and all other university Enterprise Systems as approved by senior management.
    • Assist with maintaining and managing Enterprise System servers, software, operating systems, and scripts.
    • Research and implement new features of the Colleague Systems as necessary.
    • Analyze department and cross-departmental processes in relation to the Colleague Systems and any of their other processes.
    • Integrate Enterprise System with Third-Party vendor systems.
    • Troubleshoot and provide technical assistance for errors, problems, or questions about the Enterprise System software.
    • Test software updates for Enterprise System software applications.
    • Manage user accounts, application security classes, and access level setup for users.
    • Maintain appropriate documentation of procedures.
    • Provide expert knowledge and training in the Enterprise System applications.
    • Additional tasks and projects as assigned.

    Education:  A bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field is required or equivalent experience.

    Required Skills:

    • Strong organizational & time-management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks. Demonstrated ability to work with internal constituents and external organizations.
    • The ability to present plans, policies, and projects. Ability to discuss technology topics with technical and non-technical people.
    • The desire to learn new skills.
    • Demonstrated written and oral English language skills.
    • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills internally and externally.
    • The ability to accurately analyze, diagnose problems, and outline solutions
    • Desire and aptitude to learn programming.
    • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Strong knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook. SharePoint and Office 365 are a plus.

    Desirable:

    • Knowledge of Relational database systems.
    • Base level understanding of Linux.
    • Knowledge of at least 1 object-oriented programming language.

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information: This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Web and Applications Developer

    Department: Information Technology Services.

    Reports to: Associate Director of Information Technology Services.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Occasional nights and weekends to be flexed when possible.

    Summary Description: This position is primarily responsible for maintaining Carson-Newman’s mobile app, web-based applications, and website.

    Functional Description:

    • Provide expert technical and content support for university websites and web applications with the primary goal of improving the student experience and streamlining of university and application processes. This includes management, development, testing, documentation, troubleshooting, and training for end-users to meet the changing needs of the university.
    • Work closely with University Relations and their team to implement consistent brand design choices across university applications and digital content.
    • Must be able to holistically analyze existing processes and their impact on in-development or upcoming projects and create plans to manage changes accordingly.
    • Continued education through technical documentation, reports, and periodicals is essential to ensure recommendations are up to date and meet industry standards.
    • Manage and maintain proper analytics for site traffic and usage.
    • Manage vendor relationships and expectations.
    • Additional tasks and projects as assigned.

    Education: An associate degree with a technology-related emphasis or related field or 2 years of equivalent experience is required.

    Required Skills:

    • Functional knowledge of web applications, programming languages, and web services such as APIs, HTML/CSS, JavaScript/JQuery, and REST.
    • Understanding of relational database systems.
    • Strong organizational & time-management skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
    • Ability to analyze and diagnose problems and outline solutions
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external constituents and organizations.
    • Ability to present project plans and policies in a clear and concise manner to both technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Willingness to learn new skills
    • Demonstrated written and oral English language skills.
    • Ability to work independently

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information: This position will work collaboratively with teams across all functional areas, providing many opportunities to lead, learn from, and train others. The ability to independently identify needs and creatively solve problems by applying existing or newly learned skills is essential.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, and a resume. If you have any questions, please email staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Staff Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

CARSON-NEWMAN UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Working at C-N

Carson-Newman is nestled in one of the most beautiful places in America. We are located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, just 35 minutes from Knoxville, and just minutes from the nearest trail, lake, or waterfall. You've gotta see this place!

Carson-Newman will place you into a wonderful community of mind and spirit. The academic rigor and reputation of the school exist because of the vibrant and open atmosphere of intellectual inquiry. The spiritual environment, compassion, and nurture that exist between faculty and students also exist among our faculty and staff. Thus, the weight of every task is shared by a caring and supportive network of coworkers who are bound by our common call to serve.

Working at Carson-Newman will place you in the marketplace of intellectual commerce and provide you with exciting opportunities to enrich your interests and academic specialties. You will be able to pursue your career in an environment where challenge and encouragement propel your intellectual pursuits and academic research.

At Carson-Newman, you will join others committed to service. You will make a life while making a living, make a difference in the lives of others while earning a wage, and make a dramatic impact on the world from a small town in East Tennessee. If you want to be engaged in campus life, be involved in the activities, serve in new and unique ways and be a part of a caring Christian community, then you want to work for Carson-Newman. If you want to join our effort in providing higher education for a higher purpose, then we welcome your application for employment.