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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, RN
Interim Chair
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
Office: 901-448-6158
Fax: 901-448-2100
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, RN
Interim Chair
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
Office: 901-448-6158
Fax: 901-448-2100
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:

Patricia Cowan, PhD, RN
Professor and Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
920 Madison Avenue, Suite 1023
Memphis, TN 38163
Electronic submissions can be made to pcowan@uthsc.edu.

Faculty - Research 

Date Posted: 12-JAN-2015
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22575
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 positionas a faculty member in the department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies.

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 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, 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 Tennesseerequired. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited universityrequired. 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 send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:

Cindy Russell, PhD, RN
Interim Chair
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
Office: 901-448-6158
Fax: 901-448-2100
crussell@uthsc.edu

 

Faculty - Chair of Nursing Faculty

Date Posted: 20-FEB-2015
Job Title: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND CHAIR
PIN Number: #22594
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing, invites nominations and applications for the position of chair of the faculty of the College of Nursing. This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. This position reports to the Dean of the College of Nursing. The position will have academic and administrative oversight for all faculty members in the College of Nursing.

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.

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN-to-BSN
  • MSN
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • DNP
  • One of the first DNP programs in the country; Accredited since 2009.
  • Offers BSN-DNP and MSN-DNP tracks.
  • DNP specialty tracks include: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; dual options include Adult Gerontology Acute Care-FNP; Psych Mental Health Nursing-FNP.
  • PhD in Nursing Science (based in the College of Graduate Health Sciences)
  • Offers PhD in Nursing Science and dual PhD-DNP degrees.

Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this position are to:

  • provide leadership and mentorship in the recruitment, selection, onboarding, professional/career development, and retention of faculty;
  • 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, clinicians, and leaders, to assure they set and meet career goals that are consistent with goals of the college;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • 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 assigned within the department who are a direct report to the chair; assist with space allocation;
  • manage faculty requests for professional and annual leaves, budget, equipment, and space; and
  • assist with the development and revision of CON policies and procedures.

Qualifications

Candidates should have documented accomplishments and national recognition in teaching, research, and/or clinical care; recognition for faculty mentoring and faculty development; a proven record in administration and management; national involvement in nursing organizations; demonstrated ability to foster effective relationships between nursing faculty and others; and a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity compliance, affirmative action, diversity, and inclusion.

To be considered, candidates are expected to possess a terminal degree in nursing (e.g., PhD, DNSc, DNP) and must be eligible for licensure as an RN in Tennessee.

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

Cindy Russell, PhD, RN, Search Committee Chair
Interim Chair
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
Office: 901-448-6158
Fax: 901-448-2100
crussell@uthsc.edu

Faculty - BSN/MSN Instructor

Date Posted: 26-JAN-2015
Job Title: Instructor
PIN Number: #22589
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Nursing seeks an individual for a full-time position as faculty in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. Experience in one or more of these areas: medical-surgical nursing, critical care, psychiatric-mental health, pediatrics, reproductive-women's health, leadership-management, and teaching in a professional nursing program is desired. Minimal requirements for the position include a RN license and a Master of Science in Nursing. All degrees must be from an accredited program. Academic rank is at instructor or assistant professor level based upon academic credentials. Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Please forward a letter of interest, current CV and 2 letters of professional reference to:

Cindy Russell, PhD, RN, Search Committee Chair
Interim Chair
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
Office: 901-448-6158
Fax: 901-448-2100
crussell@uthsc.edu

Faculty - Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies

Date Posted: 05-FEB-2015
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22588
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 Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies.

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, RN
Interim Chair
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
Office: 901-448-6158
Fax: 901-448-2100
crussell@uthsc.edu

Faculty - Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies 

Date Posted: 17-DEC-2014
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22562
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of a full-time position (tenure track negotiable) as faculty in the Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies.

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, RN
Interim Chair
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
Office: 901-448-6158
Fax: 901-448-2100
crussell@uthsc.edu

Faculty - Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

Date Posted: 13-APR-2014
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22647
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 a Nashville Faculty member.

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 across programs, focused in the Nashville area. 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 an Advanced Practice Nurse (AG-ACNP, ACNP, or FNP). Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Substantive expertise is required as an advanced practice nurse. Documented high quality didactic teaching experience 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, RN
Interim Chair
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
Office: 901-448-6158
Fax: 901-448-2100
crussell@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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