Director of PhD Program and Daphine Doster Mastroianni Distinguished Professorship

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Position Number002035Functional TitleDirector of PhD Program and Daphine Doster Mastroianni Distinguished ProfessorshipPosition TypeTenure StreamPosition EclassFG - Faculty 12 Mo Leave EarningUniversity Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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The School of Nursing is CCNE accredited and is an NLN Center of Excellence in Faculty Development. The University has over 20,000 students and is classified by Carnegie as a high research activity university. The School of Nursing has over 1,000 students enrolled in BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, MSN/MBA, DNP and PhD programs. Please visit our website at

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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Nursing (SON) is seeking an energetic, creative and motivated scholar to serve as the PhD Program Director. The director is responsible for the overseeing and ensuring the quality and operations of the PhD Program. Specific responsibilities include leading curriculum review and revision, overseeing student recruitment, enrollment, matriculation and graduation, student advisement, and program evaluation. The PhD Program Director will also serve as the Daphine Doster Mastroianni Distinguished Professor (Endowed). This professorship supports the research, teaching, practice, and service missions of the School of Nursing. This position supports the graduate programs. The scholar must be a leader in education, research or healthcare; and demonstrate expertise and a track record in research design and methods, extramural funding, and peer-reviewed publications. Research priority areas include: healthcare of vulnerable populations, heath disparities among underserved and disadvantaged populations, and population health. Applicants may have experience in a variety of settings, and the successful candidate will have a record of scholarship and evidence of teaching ability consistent with the rank of tenured full professor at a research university.

Responsibilities include administration, engaging in research, teaching, directing and serving on dissertation committees, and engaging in academic and community service. Salary, rank, and tenure status are dependent on prior experience, maturation of the candidate’s program of research, and history of extramural funding. This is a 12-month faculty appointment. Salary is highly competitive.

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Applicants must meet North Carolina Board of Nursing Registered Nurse licensure requirements prior to hire date and hold a doctorate in nursing or a related field.

Tenure StatusTenureSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsRecruitment RangeSalary is commensurate with experience and credentials.Org #-DepartmentDean's Office, School of Nursing - 12801Job Open Date06/26/2019For Best Consideration Date06/26/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesFTE1.000Type of AppointmentPermanentTime Limited DurationNumber of Months per Year12FLSAADA Checklist

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"R" for Rare (0-30%),"O" for Occasional (30-60%),"F" for Frequent (60-90%),"C" for Constant (90-100%).

Physical EffortHand Movement-Repetitive Motions - O, Reading - O, Hearing - O, Talking - O, Standing - O, Sitting - O, Walking - OWork EnvironmentInside - CApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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  1. Teaching Philosophy
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    Posted: 6/29/2019
    Application Due: 8/21/2019
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