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Faculty - Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 

Date Posted: 06-NOV-2014
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22545
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of full-time non-tenure track position as Acute Pediatric Nurse Practitioner faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program.

Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment, in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities and institutional service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

Qualifications

 Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse and advanced practice nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee required, as well as certification/recertification as an Acute Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Substantive expertise is required as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Documented high quality didactic teaching experience in family health content (basic and applied) and related fields of clinical work desired. Expertise in clinical teaching and active engagement in appropriate professional organizations is required. Evidence of scholarship including research and/or grants are highly desirable. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and experience.

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

Sherry Webb, DNSc, RN, CNL, NEA-BC
Interim Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, Rm #1011
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

Two supporting letters of recommendation are required. For potential new faculty members who have previously held faculty or traineeship positions at UT or affiliated institutions, the letters may be internal. For potential new faculty members who join UT Health Science Center from another institution, the letters should be from that institution, or other sources outside UT Health Science Center, or both. For potential faculty members who are being considered for their first faculty appointment or who have completed their highest degree within the past three years, one of the letters of recommendation should ordinarily be from the major professor supervising the award of the degree.

Faculty - Research 

Date Posted: 12-JAN-2015
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22575
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 positionas a faculty member in the department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies.

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 Tennesseerequired. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited universityrequired. 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. 

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

Sherry Webb, DNSc, RN, CNL, NEA-BC
Interim Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, Rm #1011
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

Two supporting letters of recommendation are required. For potential new faculty members who have previously held faculty or traineeship positions at UT or affiliated institutions, the letters may be internal. For potential new faculty members who join UT Health Science Center from another institution, the letters should be from that institution, or other sources outside UT Health Science Center, or both. For potential faculty members who are being considered for their first faculty appointment or who have completed their highest degree within the past three years, one of the letters of recommendation should ordinarily be from the major professor supervising the award of the degree.  

Faculty - Chair of Nursing Faculty

Date Posted: 20-FEB-2015
Job Title: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND CHAIR
PIN Number: #22594
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing, invites nominations and applications for the position of chair of the faculty of the College of Nursing. This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. This position reports to the Dean of the College of Nursing. The position will have academic and administrative oversight for all faculty members in the College of Nursing.

UTHSC has educated more than 53,000 health care professionals on three campuses across the state – Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga. The UTHSC campuses include colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. Patient care, professional education and research are carried out at hospitals and other clinical sites across Tennessee.

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN-to-BSN
  • MSN
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • DNP
  • One of the first DNP programs in the country; Accredited since 2009.
  • Offers BSN-DNP and MSN-DNP tracks.
  • DNP specialty tracks include: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; dual options include Adult Gerontology Acute Care-FNP; Psych Mental Health Nursing-FNP.
  • PhD in Nursing Science (based in the College of Graduate Health Sciences)
  • Offers PhD in Nursing Science and dual PhD-DNP degrees.

Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this position are to:

  • provide leadership and mentorship in the recruitment, selection, onboarding, professional/career development, and retention of faculty;
  • conduct annual performance and planning reviews of all faculty (non-tenure track, tenure track, tenured, volunteers, affiliate) to assist faculty members in developing their full potential as educators, researchers/scholars, clinicians, and leaders, to assure they set and meet career goals that are consistent with goals of the college;
  • promote a positive climate in the college that will support achievement of college goals and excellence in teaching, research/creative and other scholarly activities, service, and, if applicable, clinical care;
  • along with the college executive team, provide leadership in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the strategic plans of UTHSC and CON;
  • facilitate college collaborations with other professionals, colleges, institutions, and community organizations;
  • equitably assign faculty workloads, including teaching assignments, and work sites to assure that an appropriate balance of time and effort is committed to teaching, research/scholarship, service, and, if applicable, clinical care;
  • assume responsibility for all finances of the faculty area and ensure that all UTHSC and CON policies and guidelines for financial management are met;
  • manage and evaluate staff assigned within the department who are a direct report to the chair; assist with space allocation;
  • manage faculty requests for professional and annual leaves, budget, equipment, and space; and
  • assist with the development and revision of CON policies and procedures.

Qualifications

Candidates should have documented accomplishments and national recognition in teaching, research, and/or clinical care; recognition for faculty mentoring and faculty development; a proven record in administration and management; national involvement in nursing organizations; demonstrated ability to foster effective relationships between nursing faculty and others; and a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity compliance, affirmative action, diversity, and inclusion. To be considered, candidates are expected to possess a terminal degree in nursing (e.g., PhD, DNSc, DNP) and must be eligible for licensure as an RN in Tennessee. Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

To be considered, candidates are expected to possess a terminal degree in nursing (e.g., PhD, DNSc, DNP) and must be eligible for licensure as an RN in Tennessee. Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

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

Sherry Webb, DNSc, RN, CNL, NEA-BC
Interim Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, Rm #1011
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

Two supporting letters of recommendation are required. For potential new faculty members who have previously held faculty or traineeship positions at UT or affiliated institutions, the letters may be internal. For potential new faculty members who join UT Health Science Center from another institution, the letters should be from that institution, or other sources outside UT Health Science Center, or both. For potential faculty members who are being considered for their first faculty appointment or who have completed their highest degree within the past three years, one of the letters of recommendation should ordinarily be from the major professor supervising the award of the degree.

Faculty - Research

Date Posted: 05-FEB-2015
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22588
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE 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 Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies.

Responsibilities

Carries out research program, secures external funding in support of research, teaches in graduate programs, and 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.

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

Sherry Webb, DNSc, RN, CNL, NEA-BC
Interim Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, Rm #1011
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

Two supporting letters of recommendation are required. For potential new faculty members who have previously held faculty or traineeship positions at UT or affiliated institutions, the letters may be internal. For potential new faculty members who join UT Health Science Center from another institution, the letters should be from that institution, or other sources outside UT Health Science Center, or both. For potential faculty members who are being considered for their first faculty appointment or who have completed their highest degree within the past three years, one of the letters of recommendation should ordinarily be from the major professor supervising the award of the degree.

Faculty - Psych Mental Health

Date Posted: 10-JUN-2015
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22692
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of a full-time non-tenure track position (tenure track negotiable) as Psychiatric Mental Health faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program.

Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment, in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities and institutional service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

Qualifications

Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse and advanced practice nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee required, as well as certification/recertification as Psychiatric Family Nurse Practitioner. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Substantive psychiatric mental health nursing expertise is required. Documented high quality didactic teaching experience in psychiatric mental health content (basic and applied) and related fields of clinical work. Expertise in clinical teaching and active engagement in appropriate professional organizations is required. Evidence of scholarship including research and/or grants are highly desirable. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and experience. Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

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

Sherry Webb, DNSc, RN, CNL, NEA-BC
Interim Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, Rm #1011
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

Two supporting letters of recommendation are required. For potential new faculty members who have previously held faculty or traineeship positions at UT or affiliated institutions, the letters may be internal. For potential new faculty members who join UT Health Science Center from another institution, the letters should be from that institution, or other sources outside UT Health Science Center, or both. For potential faculty members who are being considered for their first faculty appointment or who have completed their highest degree within the past three years, one of the letters of recommendation should ordinarily be from the major professor supervising the award of the degree.

Faculty - Acute Care

Date Posted: 10-JUN-2015
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22693
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of a full-time non-tenure track position as faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (DNP) Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Faculty.

Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work (online and classroom, as appropriate) and clinical supervision of students. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment, in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities and institutional service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

Qualifications

Licensure as a registered nurse and advanced practice licensure in Tennessee required, as well as certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Doctoral degree preferred. Experience in advanced practice acute care nursing and education preferred; Academic rank commensurate with degree and experience. Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

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

Sherry Webb, DNSc, RN, CNL, NEA-BC
Interim Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, Rm #1011
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

Two supporting letters of recommendation are required. For potential new faculty members who have previously held faculty or traineeship positions at UT or affiliated institutions, the letters may be internal. For potential new faculty members who join UT Health Science Center from another institution, the letters should be from that institution, or other sources outside UT Health Science Center, or both. For potential faculty members who are being considered for their first faculty appointment or who have completed their highest degree within the past three years, one of the letters of recommendation should ordinarily be from the major professor supervising the award of the degree.

Faculty - Instructor

Date Posted: 22-JUN-2015
Job Title: INSTRUCTOR
PIN Number: #22698
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of a full-time non-tenure track position as faculty in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment, in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities as well as service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

Qualifications

Experience in one or more of these areas: medical-surgical nursing, critical care, psychiatric-mental health, pediatrics, reproductive-women?s health, leadership-management, and teaching in a professional nursing program is desired. Minimal requirements for the position include a RN license and a Master of Science in Nursing. All degrees must be from an accredited program. Academic rank is at instructor or assistant professor level based upon academic credentials.

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

Sherry Webb, DNSc, RN, CNL, NEA-BC
Interim Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, Rm #1011
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

Two supporting letters of recommendation are required. For potential new faculty members who have previously held faculty or traineeship positions at UT or affiliated institutions, the letters may be internal. For potential new faculty members who join UT Health Science Center from another institution, the letters should be from that institution, or other sources outside UT Health Science Center, or both. For potential faculty members who are being considered for their first faculty appointment or who have completed their highest degree within the past three years, one of the letters of recommendation should ordinarily be from the major professor supervising the award of the degree.

Faculty - Professor and Associate Dean

Date Posted: 18-AUG-2015
Job Title: PROFESSOR AND ASSOCIATE DEAN
PIN Number: #22740
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), College of Nursing invites inquiries, nominations, or applications for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs/Professor. This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position.

He/she provides day-to-day oversight of the operation of established academic programs within the college to ensure program requirements are met, ensures our academic programs operate according to set standards and that the college recruits high quality applicants to all programs.

The Associate Dean also advises the Dean on matters related to program curricula, admission standards, and proposals for new academic programs. As a direct report to the Dean of the College of Nursing, the Associate Dean is a member of the College leadership team.

Responsibilities

Leads the development and implementation of a strategic plan for academic programs. Responsible for compliance with policies and regulations of clinical sites and of licensing and certifying bodies relative to academic programs. Responsible for developing and managing the annual budget and operations of the Academic Affairs department.

Provides input into curriculum changes based on accreditation standards and community assessments. Collaborates with the Associate Dean of Evaluation and Effectiveness to develop innovative academic programs and to develop articulation agreements with area colleges. Strategically leads inter-professional education initiatives. Establishes and prepares the academic calendar for the College of Nursing.

Collaborates with the Chairs and Program Directors to determine teaching assignments for faculty across academic programs and submits to registrars. Provides oversight of academic events within the CON (orientation, white coat, pinning, and convocation/commencement).

Advises the Dean related to Academic Affairs as a member of the Executive Committee. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean. Applicant must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Qualifications

A Doctorate in Nursing or related field from an accredited institution and educational/ administrative experience in a nationally accredited university with graduate programs is required.

The candidate must qualify for rank of Associate Professor or Professor; be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Tennessee; and undergo background checks required by the State of Tennessee.

Applications and Nominiations 

Applications must be submitted electronically to Dr. Wendy Likes. Applicants must include (1) a cover letter detailing how your professional qualifications fit the requirements for the position, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of two references with contact information.

Nominations and requests for additional information should also be sent to:Laura Beth Homonnay (lbhomonnay@uthsc.edu or 901-448-6135).

The review of applications will begin after August 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. 

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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