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Faculty - DNP - Neonatal

Date Posted: 02-APR-2013
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22155
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 (tenure track negotiable) as Neonatal faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Pediatric Option.

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.

  • 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), Forensic Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia, Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Public Health Nursing; dual options include Adult Gerontology Acute Care-FNP; Forensic Nursing-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 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 Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Substantive neonatal nursing expertise is required. Documented high quality didactic teaching experience in anesthesia 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 is highly desirable. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and experience.

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

Cindy Russell, PhD
Interim Chair
Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
901-448-6158
crussell@uthsc.edu

Faculty - DNP - Pediatric Option

Date Posted: 03-SEP-2014
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22502
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 faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Pediatric Option.

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.

  • 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), Forensic Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia, Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Public Health Nursing; dual options include Adult Gerontology Acute Care-FNP; Forensic Nursing-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. 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 a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Substantive clinical expertise is required. Expertise in clinical teaching and active engagement in the appropriate professional organization is desired. Evidence of scholarship including research and/or grants is highly desirable. Academic rank commensurate with degree and experience.

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

Cindy Russell, PhD
Interim Chair
Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
901-448-6158
crussell@uthsc.edu

Faculty - DNP - Acute 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 a full-time non-tenure track position as faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Pediatric Option.

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.

  • 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), Forensic Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia, Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Public Health Nursing; dual options include Adult Gerontology Acute Care-FNP; Forensic Nursing-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. 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 a 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, three letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:

Cindy Russell, PhD
Interim Chair
Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
901-448-6158
crussell@uthsc.edu

Faculty - BSN/MSN Program Director

Date Posted: 09-DEC-2014
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR
PIN Number: #22560
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

Function

Leadership in developing and maintaining high quality BSN and MSN programs.

Responsibilities

Works with Student Affairs, faculty and option coordinators in the selection of applicants into the BSN and MSN programs. Works closely 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. Participates in faculty recruitment and selection. Provides academic leadership in strategic planning activities to meet the goals and activities of the BSN and MSN programs. Participates in the preparation of records/data for accreditation and annual reports with the Dean and Associate Deans; trends data for expected outcomes. Works with Option Coordinators to maintain/evaluate preceptor data base and clinical site data base for student experiences. Works with faculty to monitor results from NCLEX-RN exams. Works with Department Chair/s to provide input on faculty annual performance evaluations. Participates in the annual budget, workload, and operation of the program. Counsels students in both academic and non-academic matters. Reviews student and faculty course evaluations for curricular changes in conjunction with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Oversees curricular changes for the BSN and MSN programs. Works with the BSN/MSN Coordinator to maintain and coordinate the Tennessee Clinical Placement System and evaluation of clinical sites. Teaches within the program as well as across programs, carrying appropriate teaching load commensurate with administrative duties. Other duties as assigned.

Education

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/MSN program required. Prefer academic leadership experience. Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae or resume:

Tommie Norris, DNS, RN
Professor and Associate Dean/Chair
Department of BSN/MSN
920 Madison Avenue, Suite 1065
Memphis, TN 38163
Electronic submissions can be made to tnorris4@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), 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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