Multiple positions offered to teach in the College of Nursing in areas of expertise, provide service to the College, University, community, and profession and contribute to the mission and strategic priorities of the College of Nursing.
Participate in the ongoing development, implementation, evaluation, and enhancement of nursing academic programs:
Participate in program and course revisions.
Revise assigned courses to reflect program outcomes, AACN essentials, state board of nursing minimum standards, current evidence and best practice.
Collaborate with emphasis area coordinators, clinical concentration coordinators, program directors, and the Associate and Assistant Deans to identify the types of clinical experiences and sites needed for optimal clinical education of students.
Teach graduate and undergraduate nursing courses as assigned.
Supervise nursing students as assigned.
Collaborate with clinical agencies in arranging student clinical experiences (e.g. orientation to objectives of clinical experience, course syllabus, clinical schedule, et al) as appropriate.
Participate in the development of academic policies affecting the admission, progression, graduation and dismissal of students.
Participate in the evaluation and ongoing enhancement of the curricula.
Apply evidence from best education practices to curriculum development and to teaching.
Serve the College of Nursing, University, community and profession:
Participate in College of Nursing faculty, standing committee, task force and other meetings.
Participate in Faculty Senate Committees and ad hoc committees, as elected.
Participate in community and professional activities as appropriate.
Participate in scholarly projects as appropriate.
Contribute to the mission and strategic priorities of the College of Nursing and the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
Collaborate effectively with other faculty and staff members both within the College of Nursing and throughout the University and community to develop interprofessional academic, clinical, and research opportunities.
As the state's flagship school, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is home to over 100 research institutes and centers and numerous specialized research laboratories and consortia. Student enrollment totals more than 27,000 and research funding surpasses $188 million. Located near the Great Smoky Mountains and surrounded by numerous lakes, Knoxville offers abundant recreational attractions, cultural attractions such as opera and symphony, low cost of living, and high-quality residential neighborhoods.
Earned doctorate (PhD or DNP)
Professional experience commensurate with rank
Evidence of teaching experience
Defined area of research/scholarly activity
Licensure as a registered nurse in Tennessee prior to employment.
If teaching NP students, national certification as a nurse practitioner and prior to employment recognition by the Tennessee Board of Nursing as an advanced practice registered nurse.
3 years of nursing practice experience.
Evidence of successful classroom and/or clinical teaching experience.
Effective interpersonal skills and cultural competence.
Ability to work with a diverse group of students and colleagues.
Eligibility for RN/APRN license in Tennessee
Experience with instructional media and technology
Interested applicants may submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Screening of applicant credentials will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Rank and salary based on qualifications and experience.
Questions can be sent to: Sadie P. Hutson, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, FAANP, Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Professor, The University of Tennessee College of Nursing (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. 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, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
Internal Number: 85453
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