Assistant Professor - Nursing, Health Promo/Disease Prevention, Memphis - 19000002DS
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing, is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Associate Professor to Professor position in the Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
Teaching contributions are expected as are continued research productivity and scholarly contributions. Research/scholarship activities, as well as service responsibilities, will be determined in collaboration with the Department Chair. The incumbent will carry out a research program, secure external funding in support of research, teach in graduate programs, advise doctoral students and mentor students and faculty in research.
Candidates eligible for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank will have a well-established program of funded research.
Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required.
Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee 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.
Applicants should attach curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation and photocopies of transcripts to the application.
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 Oct 9, 2020, 6:28:28 PM
Internal Number: 19000002DS
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.