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 - Exercise Science

     

    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 an MSW degree or Master’s in Sociology, experience in social services, and a desire to teach. 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, references, and current vitae. Please send the packet to:

    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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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.