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The UTHSC College of Nursing's current open faculty positions are below. Potential applicants should click on the linked Taleo number to begin the application process.

Faculty - Associate Professor and Margaret A. Newman Endowed Chair in Nursing Theory
Date Posted: 28-OCT-2019

Job Title: Associate Professor and Margaret A. Newman Endowed Chair in Nursing Theory

Taleo Number: 190000021N
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Dept. invites applications for the full-time faculty position of Associate Professor and Margaret A. Newman Endowed Chair in Nursing Theory.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center invites highly qualified visionary nurse candidates to apply for the newly created Margaret A. Newman Endowed Chair in Nursing Theory. The position is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position. Qualified applicants should have a record of accomplishment of funded research grounded in nursing theory, with a preferred emphasis on understanding and using Newman’s theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness.  The holder of the Margaret A. Newman Endowed Chair has a strong background in nursing theory development and application, with a focus in the College of Nursing on the integration of nursing theory into education, practice, research and scholarship. This individual will collaborate with campus and community partners in the application and use of nursing theory to advance research and inform practice. The role requires an ability to work inter-professionally, maintain a strong program of research, disseminate findings, mentor other scholars and provide service to both the university and the community. The individual must be a voice for nursing, promoting nursing theory in the College of Nursing, as well as nationally, and internationally. This individual will report directly to the Dean.

The position shall be open to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, or veteran status. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

  •  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.

UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. This position will be responsible for leading the work of the UTHSC College of Nursing in the area of nursing theory. Responsible for leading nursing theory research for the college and integrating nursing theory into the curriculum, as well as serving as a nursing theory resource locally, nationally, and internationally.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Leads the development of nursing theory at the UTHSC College of Nursing.
  • Integrates nursing theory, with an emphasis on Health as Expanding Consciousness (HEC), into education, practice, and scholarship.
  • Mentors and advises graduate students.
  • Participates in the teaching mission of the University.
  • Maintains a program of research in nursing theory.
  • Provides service to the University and the community and HEC.
  • Facilitates the maintenance of the Margaret A. Newman archives.
  • Participates in the Newman Scholars Dialogue held on a regular basis with other nurse scientists advancing HEC, internationally.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimal requirements for the position include an earned doctoral degree from an accredited university. A Ph.D. is preferred. Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee required. Applicants should meet qualifications for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Academic rank is based upon academic credentials. Here is a link to the full position profile. 

If you need additional information about this position, please contact:

Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-BC
Dean and Professor
901.448.6135
Email: wlikes@uthsc.edu

Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and equity.

To apply for this position, please click on the Taleo Number above.

Faculty - Executive Associate Dean and Associate Professor/Professor

Job Title: Executive Associate Dean and Associate Professor/Professor

Taleo Number: 21000002AL
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing seeks a dynamic and distinguished executive to serve as its next Executive Associate Academic Dean. This is a unique opportunity at one of the most respected healthcare institutions in the United States.

Reporting to the Dean, this key leader will demonstrate progressive administrative leadership experience in an academic nursing environment, the ability to develop new programs within a College of Nursing, and the experience to work collaboratively with colleagues within the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing as well as across the University.

The Executive Associate Academic Dean will be responsible for promoting excellence across all academic programs in the College of Nursing. This individual will provide day-to-day oversight of the effective operation of established academic programs as well as the development of new academic programs in the College. The Executive Associate Academic Dean ensures all academic programs operate according to set standards and that the College recruits high quality applicants to all programs who matriculate and graduate. This key leader will advise the Dean on matters related to program curricula, admission standards, and proposals for new academic programs. They will recommend allocation of College resources as related to academic affairs. They will coordinate activities of academic programs with campus/university academic support systems to ensure a well-integrated plan of operation consistent with the College mission and vision. The Executive Associate Academic Dean represents the College on matters related to academic affairs including evaluation and institutional effectiveness within the university and to the external communities.

Responsibilities

The successful Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs candidate will:

  • Lead the development and implementation of a strategic plan for academic programs that is consistent with a changing society and healthcare system and integrate with the UTHSC System and campus strategic plan.
  • Develop and manage the budget for Academic Affairs as well as annual goals of the Academic Affairs office.
  • Ensure that all academic programs meet state and national standards for compliance with policies and regulations of licensing, certifying, and accrediting organizations.
  • Serve as Chair of the Curriculum and Evaluation Committees in College of Nursing.
  • Provide oversight of ExamSoft testing in the College of Nursing.
  • Serve as the Academic Affairs representative and appoint students to the College of Nursing Honor Council.
  • Work collaboratively with the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs on the Honors Council.
  • Advise the Dean regarding Academic Affairs, represent the College of Nursing on matters related to academic affairs, and be the college’s liaison to University Academic Affairs.
  • Conduct reviews/evaluations of Academic Affairs staff. Develop the academic calendar for the College of Nursing in collaboration with the program directors and approve the Academic Bulletin for the College of Nursing.
  • Create and sustain world-class academic programs and review the relevance and quality of academic programs. Provide input into curriculum changes based on accreditation standards and community assessments and prepare all administrative reports related to academic programs. Develop new program proformas (for institution, UT Board of Trustees, and Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC)). Collaborate with Program Directors and other faculty and staff responsible for departments and units in program review efforts.
  • In collaboration with Program Directors, ensure compliance with policies and regulations of clinical sites, and licensing and certifying bodies relative to academic programs.
  • Lead interprofessional education initiatives (e.g., simulation) and provide primary oversight of academic program review and analysis. Collaborate with the Chair(s) and Program Directors to determine teaching assignments for faculty across academic programs. Lead, in collaboration with Department Chairs, the identification of needed adjunct faculty.
  • Provide assistance to Program Directors to ensure adjunct faculty are appropriately oriented to their role as well as input into faculty appointments as it relates to credentialing for academic programs. Collaborate with university services to ensure that academic and student services are available to support student academic progression.
  • Develop and monitor contractual agreements with Assistant Dean of Finance for academic program consultants and, in collaboration with Program Directors, ensure accuracy of the Registrar’s list of courses each term.
  • Collaborate with the Dean to develop articulation agreements with area colleges and assist in directing the College of Nursing Educational Technology Specialist in maintaining the College of Nursing intranet, databases, and other relevant accreditation materials. Also collaborate with the Dean, Associate Deans, Assistant Deans, Executive Team, and faculty in strategic planning activities.
  • Work with University administration to develop and implement institutional academic policies. Update academic policies for the College of Nursing assuring congruence with University policies. Approve all withdrawals, reinstatements, and deviations from plans of study of students according to policy.
  • Promote oversight of student success and retention efforts implemented by the learning navigator. Certify student academic program completion for degree conferral. Oversee academic events within the College of Nursing (white coat). Determine annual enrollment targets in collaboration with the Dean, Program Directors, and the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs.
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs in the development and implementation of marketing and recruitment plans for all academic programs as well as in the coordination of the College of Nursing Progressions Committee meetings and communicating recommendations to Dean.
  • Work collaboratively with the Program Directors to submit accreditation reports and other internal and external reports/surveys for the College of Nursing. Provide academic leadership for strategic planning activities regarding academic program to meet the goals and objectives of the College of Nursing mission.
  • Represent the College of Nursing on matters related to institutional effectiveness, evaluation, and accreditation.
  • Lead the development, revision, and evaluation of institutional benchmarks of effectiveness for the College of Nursing. Ensure a seamless data management process to collect and trend aggregate data (i.e., certification pass rates, graduation rates, employment rates, student & employer satisfaction rates, accreditation standards, & NCLEX pass rates) with expected outcomes.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.
Goals and Objectives

The following goals and objectives have been identified as priorities for this position:

  • Establish solid, respectful relationships with the team as well as with other Associate Deans at the University level.
  • Ensure that the mission and values of the organization are well articulated and supported.
  • Be a prominent and effective advocate for the College within UTHSC, as well as within the larger community.
  • Establish strong partnerships with nurse executives of the College’s clinical partners. Explore ways in which the College can support its clinical partners by identifying opportunities to expand programs.
  • Successfully manage transitions of programs.
  • Provide strong leadership and stability to the Office of Academic Affairs.
  • Be qualified to influence nursing curriculum for all programs.
Candidate Qualifications

Education/Certification

  • N. Licensure in the State of Tennessee or eligible to obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • A doctorate degree in nursing with educational/academic administrative experience from an accredited college or university with graduate programs.

Knowledge and Work Experience

  • Eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. A strong record of accomplishments as an educational scholar.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in nursing education.
  • Fiscal experience in terms of developing and monitoring budgets and other resources for academic affairs. Experience in developing strategic plans and providing visionary leadership for academic affairs.
  • Must possess an understanding of management issues that present themselves in highly complex academic environments.
  • Demonstrate senior-level leadership skills, including strategic partnership, negotiation and change management skills.

Leadership Skills and Competencies

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with new faculty, current faculty, and academic leaders.
  • Highly professional and mature individual who is trustworthy and exemplifies honesty and integrity.
  • An open, articulate, engaging and participative leader who offers clarity and inspires respect and credibility. The candidate will generate enthusiasm and passion for this work.
  • A self-motivated, approachable, and visible leader who has an open-door policy and empowers others. She or he will maintain a sense of humility and enjoy giving credit to others.
  • Proven creative problem-solving skills with the willingness to take the initiative in leading and managing change.
  • Effective consensus builder and consummate team player. Strong negotiation and persuasion skills and has the ability to work with multiple stakeholders to bring about a broad perspective.
  • Is a secure individual with a high level of self-confidence; has his or her life in balance; has a good sense of humor and will safeguard the dignity and respect of each individual.
  • A well-organized, analytical, self-directed individual with excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Possess a high level of diplomacy and establish a culture of integrity.
  • Understand the importance and concept of interprofessional education.
 Procedure for Candidacy

Please direct all nominations and resumes to Bobbie Young, preferably via e-mail, to byoung@wittkieffer.com. Information that cannot be sent electronically may be forwarded to:

Diane Smith, RN, BSN      Bobbie Young

267-766-0410                      502-426-2848

dsmith@wittkieffer.com                    byoung@wittkieffer.com

Additionally, all candidates must apply for this position through the University’s application system by clicking on the Taleo Number above.

Faculty - Community and Population Health Department Chair

Job Title: Associate Professor/Professor and Chair

Taleo Number: 2100000223
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center's College of Nursing invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the Community and Population Health Department. 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.

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; 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; 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; 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, practitioners, and leaders, to assure they set and meet career goals that are consistent with goals of the college; 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; 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; and assist with the development and revision of CON policies and procedures. UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Research/scholarship activities, as well as service responsibilities, will be determined in collaboration with the Dean.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates should have documented accomplishments and national recognition in teaching, research, and/or clinical care; 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 (PhD, DNSc, DNP, etc.) and must be eligible for licensure as an RN in Tennessee.

Applicants must include (1) a cover letter detailing how your professional qualifications fit the requirements for the position, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of two references with contact information. Nominations and requests for additional information should also be sent to Jackie Trice, Administrative Assistant (jtrice@uthsc.edu or 901-448-6135).

Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and equity.
To apply for this position, please click on the Taleo Number above.

Faculty - Assistant Professor/DNP in Midwifery

 Job Title: Assistant Professor

Taleo Number: 21000001WJ
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 Midwifery faculty in the DNP Program in the Acute & Tertiary Care Department.

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.

  • 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 concentrations include: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Midwifery, and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; dual concentrations include Adult Gerontology Acute Care-Family Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Family Nurse Practitioner.

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 a Nurse Midwife. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Experience as a nurse midwife is required. Prior teaching experience in a DNP program is desired. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and academic experience. Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and equity.


Applicants should attach curriculum vitae and photocopies of transcripts to application.

If you need additional information about this position, please contact:

Sherry Webb, DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Associate Professor and Chair

Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu or call 901-448-4148

To apply for this position, please click on the Taleo Number above.

Faculty - Instructor/Assistant Professor BSN Program

Job Title: Instructor/Assistant Professor
Taleo Number: 2000001MC
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing Dept. of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention invites applications for the position of a full-time non-tenure track position as faculty 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.

  • 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:

The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. Teaching experience in a professional nursing program is desired.  Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment in the hospital, and skills/simulation lab in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities, as well as service responsibilities, will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in medical-surgical nursing is required. 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.

If you need additional information about this position, please contact:

Mona Wicks, Professor and Chair
Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Department
UTHSC College of Nursing
874 Union Avenue, Suite 334A
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-6250; Email: mwicks@uthsc.edu

Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and equity.


To apply for this position, please click on the Taleo Number above. 

Faculty - Instructor/Assistant Professor BSN Program

Job Title: Instructor/Assistant Professor

Taleo Number: 2000001ND
Job Type: Full-Time (9 or 12 months)
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing Dept. of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention invites applications for the position of a full-time non-tenure track position as faculty 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.

  • 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:

The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. Teaching experience in a professional nursing program is desired.  Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment in the hospital, and skills/simulation lab in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities, as well as service responsibilities, will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in medical-surgical nursing is required. 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.

 If you need additional information about this position, please contact:

 

Sherry Webb, Associate Professor and Chair
Acute & Tertiary Care Department
UTHSC College of Nursing
874 Union Avenue, Suite 232A
Memphis, TN 38163

(901) 448-4148; Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and equity.
To apply for this position, please click on the Taleo Number above.

Faculty - Assistant Professor/BSN Program

Job Title: Instructor/Assistant Professor

Taleo Number: 2100000132
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing Dept. of Acute & Tertiary Care invites applications for the position of a full-time non-tenure track position as faculty 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.

  • 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:

The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment in the hospital, and skills/simulation lab in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities, as well as service responsibilities, will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in pediatric and medical-surgical nursing is required. Prior teaching experience 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.

 If you need additional information about this position, please contact:

Sherry Webb, DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Chair and Associate Professor
Acute and Tertiary Care Department
UTHSC College of Nursing
874 Union Avenue, Suite 232
Memphis, TN 38163

(901) 448-4148; Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and equity.

To apply for this position, please click on the Taleo Number above.

Faculty - Acute Pediatrics DNP Program (Department of Acute and Tertiary Care)

Date Posted: 08-MAR-2019
Job Title: ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Taleo Number: 19000000J7
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of full-time non-tenure track position as Acute Pediatric Nurse Practitioner faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) 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 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), 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 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 Acute 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. 

If you need additional information about this position, please contact: 

Sherry Webb, DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Chair and Associate Professor
901.448.4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and equity.

To apply for this position, please click on the Taleo Number above.

Faculty - Instructor/Assistant Professor BSN Program

Date Posted: 04-JUNE- 2021
Job Title: Instructor/Assistant Professor
Taleo Number: 21000000UN
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 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.

  • 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 the hospital and skills lab in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities and service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with the Department Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in psychiatric and mental health nursing and medical-surgical nursing is required. Prior teaching experience in a professional nursing program is desired.  Minimal requirements for the position include an RN license and a Master of Science in Nursing.  All degrees must be from an accredited program.   Academic rank is at the instructor or assistant professor level based upon academic credentials.

If you need additional information about this position, please contact:

Mona Wicks PhD, RN, FAAN
Chair and Professor
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Department
UTHSC College of Nursing
email: mwicks@uthsc.edu

Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and equity.
To apply for this position, please click on the Taleo Number above.   

Faculty – Research – Department of Acute and Tertiary Care

 Date Posted : 04-JUNE-2021
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Taleo Number:
21000000HS
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 Acute & Tertiary Care.

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 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), Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Acute Care 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:

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. 

If you need additional information about this position, please contact:
Sherry Webb, DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Chair and Associate Professor
(901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu

 Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and equity.

To apply for this position, please click on the Taleo Number above.

Faculty - Assistant/Associate Professor, DNP Program in Psych/Mental Health

Date Posted: 04-June-2021
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Taleo Number:
21000000RW
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 faculty member in the Doctor of Nursing Practice 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 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), Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Acute Care 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 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 Psychiatric Family Nurse Practitioner. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Substantive psychiatric-mental health nursing expertise is required. At least one year of clinical experience in the role of psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner role is preferred. Documented high quality didactic teaching experience in psychiatric-mental health content (basic and applied) and related fields of clinical work preferred. Expertise in clinical teaching and active engagement in appropriate professional organizations is preferred. Evidence of scholarship including research and/or grants are highly desirable. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and experience. 

If you need additional information about this position, please contact:
Mona Newsome Wicks, PhD, RN, FAAN
Chair and Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
UTHSC College of Nursing
(901) 448-3424
Email: mwicks@uthsc.edu

Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and equity.

To apply for this position, please click on the Taleo Number above.

 

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 825, 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.

Last Published: Nov 11, 2021