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Date Posted: 23-FEB-2017
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR
PIN Number: #23117
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 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.

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

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to: Keevia Porter, DNP, NP-C, Search Committee Chair, 920 Madison Avenue, Room 1019, Memphis, TN 38163. Electronic submission can be made to kporter6@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), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 420, 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.