The University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the School of Nursing recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Responsibilities for all candidates with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All candidates are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member's discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All candidates are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.
Associate professor candidates must have a strong academic record, achievement in original research and scholarship, success in securing external funds for research and demonstrated quality teaching. They should also demonstrate an interest in research mentorship with faculty and students.
To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
All candidates should hold a Master of Science in Nursing and an earned doctorate in Nursing or related field, from an accredited university. Additionally, the candidate should have at least 2-years of clinical nursing experience, 3-years teaching/mentoring experience with diverse undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty, effective written and oral communication skills, and proven ability to collaborate with others. Must have experience with curriculum development, and experience teaching in classroom, clinical and online environments.
Candidates for Assistant Professor should also have a record of effective teaching, high quality research and outreach, dissemination of published work, appropriate service contributions, as determined by the unit, demonstrated collegiality and interest in interdisciplinary and/or interprofessional activities. Experience in grant writing and successful funding is preferred.
Candidates for Associate Professor with conferral of permanent tenure shall have a continuous and distinctive record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed scholarly activity and appropriate external funding, as determined by the SON. The candidate shall have a record of outreach, partnership involvement and community engagement appropriate to the discipline, a record of increasing commitment to service with a level of engagement appropriate to the discipline, demonstrated collegiality and participation in interdisciplinary and/or interprofessional activities.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.