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Faculty - Assistant Professor

Date Posted: 20-MAY-2016
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22947
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) Colleges of Nursing and Health Professions invite applications for the position of a full-time position as faculty with a shared appointment within each College (0.5 each). This position will be partially grant funded beginning in FY 2018.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include: (1) Methodological research, alone or in collaboration with other faculty, that results in peer-reviewed publications: (2) Collaborative research with faculty including assistance with grant applications, and data analysis on grants; and (3) Teaching of 1 -2 graduate courses per year and supervision of graduate students.

Qualifications

We seek candidates with a strong training in biostatistics and statistical aspects of data science. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a diverse research portfolio with a mixture of collaborative and independent methodological research.

All areas of biostatistics are of interest, but we are especially interested in candidates with a demonstrated interest in clinical trials, large observational studies, complex heterogeneous datasets, high-throughput data, and statistical computing. Minimum qualifications for the position are an MSN in Statistics or Biostatistics and a PhD in a health related area.

Candidates with clinical and public health research experience are especially encouraged to apply. Primary criteria for appointment will be experience, demonstrated ability in research, a relevant publication record in peer-reviewed journals, and evidence of successful teaching. The successful applicant will work closely with faculty and staff in the Colleges of Nursing and Health Professions to develop grant applications and conduct research studies.

Applications and Nominiations 

Interested applicants should submit (electronically) a copy of their curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing research interests and teaching experience, two letters of recommendation and photocopies of transcripts to:

Wendy Likes, Ph.D., Dean, College of Nursing, wlikes@uthsc.edu

or

Audrey Zucker-Levin, Assistant Dean of Research, College of Health Professions,
azuckerl@uthsc.edu 

Faculty – Pediatric Genetics Nurse Practitioner

Date Posted: 07-NOV-2016
Job Title: INSTRUCTOR
PIN Number: #23059
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the full time position of a Pediatric Genetics Nurse Practitioner position as Instructor in the Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Department.

Responsibilities

The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include 95% clinical practice assignment which includes: performing duties related to ULPS practice in Pediatrics Genetics Division. This position will function as an Advanced Practice Nurse collaboratively with physicians providing leadership of the clinical care team and act as a change agent for a specific patient population by incorporating the role of clinical expert, role model, consultant, educator, practitioner, researcher, and nurse leader. In addition 5% educational responsibilities in the College of Nursing will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

Qualifications

Minimal requirements for the position include a RN license and a Master of Science in Nursing. All degrees must be from an accredited program. Three years of clinical practice experience at the RN level. Academic rank is at Instructor level and is based upon academic credentials.

Applications and Nominiations 

Applicants should send current curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:

Susan Jacob, PhD, RN
Professor and Interim Chair Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Department
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, 10th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163 (901) 448-1320
Email: sjacob4@uthsc.edu

Faculty – Pediatric Nephrology Nurse Practitioner

Date Posted: 07-NOV-2016
Job Title: INSTRUCTOR
PIN Number: #23060
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the full time position of a Pediatric Nephrology Nurse Practitioner position as Instructor in the Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Department.

Responsibilities

The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include 95% clinical practice assignment which includes: performing duties related to ULPS practice in Pediatrics Nephrology Division. In addition 5% educational responsibilities in the College of Nursing will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

Qualifications

Minimal requirements for the position include a RN license and a Master of Science in Nursing. All degrees must be from an accredited program. Two years of clinical practice experience at the RN level. Background in renal disease and ability to work with pediatric population preferred. Academic rank is at Instructor level and is based upon academic credentials. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Applications and Nominiations 

Applicants should send current curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:

Susan Jacob, PhD, RN
Professor and Interim Chair Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Department
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, 10th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163 (901) 448-1320
Email: sjacob4@uthsc.edu

Faculty - Research

Date Posted: 30-AUG-2016
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23020
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of a full-time tenure track position as a faculty member in the department of Acute and Tertiary Care.

Responsibilities

Carries out research program, secures external funding in support of research, teaches in graduate programs, advises doctoral students and mentors students and faculty in research. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service.

Teaching contributions are expected as is continued research productivity and scholarly contributions. Candidates eligible for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank will have a well-established program of funded research.

Qualifications

Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee required. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Documented high quality didactic teaching experience in nursing is desired. 

Active engagement in appropriate professional organizations is required. Evidence of scholarship including research and/or grants is required. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and experience.

Applications and Nominiations 

Applicants should send current curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:

Sherry Webb, DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, 9th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 910 Madison Avenue, Suite 826, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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