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Faculty - Assistant Professor & BSN Program Director
Date Posted: 23-FEB-2017

Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR
PIN Number: #23117
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of a full-time non-tenure track position as BSN Program Director and Assistant Professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER
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 Health Professions, 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.

Responsibilities
Provides leadership for the BSN and RN-BSN programs. Works with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, option coordinators, and faculty on matters of curriculum, strategic planning, and academic program development.

Responsible for program oversight and compliance with policies and regulations of certifying and accrediting bodies. Prepares records/data for accreditation and annual reports; trends data for expected outcomes. Evaluates preceptor data base and clinical site data base for student experiences.

Provides input on faculty annual performance evaluations. Participates in the annual budget and faculty workload assignments. Counsels students in both academic and non-academic matters. Teaches within the program as well as across programs, carrying appropriate teaching load commensurate with administrative duties.

Qualifications
Doctoral degree in nursing from an accredited university required; licensure as a Registered Nurse with the ability to obtain a Tennessee RN license. Experience teaching within a BSN program required. Prefer academic leadership experience. Academic rank is at instructor or assistant professor level based upon academic credentials.

Applications and Nominations 
Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:

Keevia Porter, DNP, NP-C
Search Committee Chair
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, #1019
Memphis, TN 38163
Email: kporter6@uthsc.edu

Faculty - Instructor (Department of Acute and Tertiary)

Date Posted: 16-AUG-2017
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23253
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 Nominations
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 

Faculty - Assistant Professor (Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention)

Date Posted: 02-FEB-2018
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23380
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, a full-time tenure track faculty appointment in the Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

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. 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
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.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Applications and Nominations
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 

Faculty - Pediatric Neurology Nurse Practitioner (Department of Acute and Tertiary)

Date Posted: 
Job Title: PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY NURSE PRACTITIONER
PIN Number: #23457
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the full time position of Pediatric Neurology Nurse Practitioner as Instructor in the Acute & Tertiary Care Dept.

Responsibilities
The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include 95% clinical practice assignment which includes: functions as an Advanced Practice Nurse collaboratively with physician leadership of the Pediatric Neurology program and acts as a change agent for patients with neurologic problems by incorporating the role of clinical expert, role model, consultant, educator, practitioner, researcher, and nurse leader; provides clinical expertise to patients and families by providing direct and indirect patient care; collaborates with the neurology team in assessing, designing, implementing, and evaluating population-based programs of patient care to enhance high quality and cost effective patient outcomes. 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’s degree or higher in a nursing specialty and a pediatric nursing and a specialty certification as a pediatric nurse practitioner. All degrees must be from an accredited program. Three years of clinical practice experience at the RN level. Experience as a nurse with pediatric neurology experience preferred but not required. Academic rank is at Instructor level and is based upon academic credentials.

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

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

 

Professor and Chair (Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention)

The search
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Department. This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Nursing and is one of two such Chair positions within the College.

Responsibilities of the position
The primary responsibilities of this position are to:

  • Provide leadership and mentorship in the recruitment, selection, onboarding, professional/career development, and retention of faculty.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, practitioners, and leaders, to assure they set and meet career goals that are consistent with goals of the College.
  • 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 members within the Department who do not report directly to the Chair.
  • Assist with space allocation.
  • Manage faculty requests for professional and annual leaves, budget, equipment, and space; 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; and assist with the development and revision of CON policies and procedures.

Minimum qualifications
The successful candidate will have:

  • A graduate degree in nursing and a terminal degree in nursing or a related field.
  • Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Tennessee.
  • Documented accomplishments and national recognition in teaching, research, and/or clinical care; a proven record in administration and management.
  • National involvement in nursing organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster effective relationships between nursing faculty and others.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity compliance, affirmative action, diversity, and inclusion.

To apply
Applications, comprising cover letter and curriculum vitae, as well as nominations and inquiries, should be submitted electronically to info@thehollandergroup.net. Review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, interested persons are encouraged to apply early.

Assistant Professor (Department of Acute and Tertiary Care)

Date Posted: 02-MAR-2018
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23396
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The newly established Institute for the Study of Host Pathogen Systems (I-SHPS) for Bio-Defense and Emerging Infectious Diseases and the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Acute and Tertiary Care. 

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an externally funded research program, teach in graduate programs, advise doctoral students, and mentor students and faculty in research. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service.

Qualifications
The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D., M.D., or DNP degree. Candidates eligible for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank should have a well-established program of funded research. Evidence of scholarship, including research and/or grants, is required. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and experience. Preference will be given to systems biology research and modeling using small animal models of emerging pathogens and programs focused on the discovery of small molecules and vaccines. Other areas of interest include programs focused on the discovery and mechanisms of genome-wide associations as relevant to infectious diseases and global health. Applicants with virology and infectious disease research programs that can benefit from the state-of-the-art 35,000 sq. ft. NIH-funded Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL), a biosafety level 3 facility, are encouraged.

Applications and Nominations
Applicants should send a single PDF that includes their cover letter, curriculum vitae, photocopies of transcripts, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for four references to:
Amber Smith, PhD
Search Committee Chair
UTHSC College of Medicine,
858 Madison Ave, 8th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-1931
Email: amber.smith@uthsc.edu 

Last Published: Jun 6, 2018