Assistant Professor - Nursing - Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Memphis - 2000000088
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing is accepting applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
This faculty position will be responsible for rural health initiatives within the DNP program. 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.
Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. Research/scholarship activities, as well as service responsibilities, will be determined in collaboration with the Department Chair.
Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required.
Certification/recertification as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse and advanced practice nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee required.
Substantive expertise is required as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Expertise in clinical teaching and active engagement in appropriate professional organizations is highly desirable. Evidence of scholarship, including research and/or grants, is desirable.
Academic rank is commensurate with degree and experience.
Applicants should attach curriculum vitae and photocopies of transcripts to the application.
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Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a v ibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization Nursing-Academic Programs
Job Posting Feb 14, 2020, 2:15:45 PM
Internal Number: 2000000088
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.