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Date Posted: 17-APR-2017
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23163
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 Psychiatric Mental Health faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program.

One of the first DNP programs in the country.
Accredited since 2009.
Offers BSN-DNP and MSN-DNP tracks.
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:
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:
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 should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Applicants should send 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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