University of North Carolina at Charlotte School of Nursing Assistant/Associate Professor in Charlotte, North Carolina

Position Number: 007659

Department: College of Health & Human Svc (Col)

Employment Type: Permanent - Full-time

Months Per Year: 9

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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 candicates 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.

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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:

Candidates must be eligible to be licensed as RN in North Carolina, have at least 2 years of clinical experience, hold a Master’s degree in Nursing, and an earned doctorate in Nursing or related field. Successful candidates will have a record of 3 years teaching/mentoring experience with diverse undergraduate and graduate students and faculty. Candidate must have experience teaching in classroom, clinical and online environments, as well as curriculum development. A research/scholarship focus with an established publication record in an area that complements the mission of the University and the School of Nursing. Prefer experience in grant writing, and a history of successful funding.

Candidates are expected to present evidence of promise for contributing to the Department’s research portfolio, obtaining external research funding, and teaching. Engagement in programs of services and community engagement, is expected. The extent to which the candidate can contribute to the vision and mission of the department will be considered. We are particularly interested in candidates teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to the Nursing workforce development.