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Date Posted: 06-FEB-2017
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23099
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: 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 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER
Offers dual DNP-PhD.
DNP specialty tracks include: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, and Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; dual options include Adult Gerontology Acute Care-FNP; Psych Mental Health Nursing-FNP.

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 have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Applicants should send current curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
Christopher Lance Coleman, PhD, MS, MPH, FAAN, PMHCNS-BC
Department Chair and Professor
Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
College of Nursing
920 Madison Avenue, Suite 1003
Memphis, TN 38163
T(901) 448-2176 F(901) 448-4121
ccolem31@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.
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