School of Nursing Distinguished Professor
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte 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 Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.Vacancy Open toAll CandidatesDescription of Work
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte 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 – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions 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 tenured and tenure-track faculty 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 tenured and tenure-track faculty 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.
To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committeeEssential Duties and Responsibilities
The Distinguished Professor will be assigned to the School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Services. The holder of the role will be expected to make a wide range of contributions to the educational, research, and service missions of the University. In addition to teaching and service expectations, the successful candidate will be expected to have an ongoing externally funded research agenda and experience mentoring junior faculty and graduate students.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 practiced as an RN for at least 5 years, hold a Master’s degree in Nursing, and an earned doctorate in Nursing or related field.
This position is at the rank of Associate or full Professor. Must be a nationally recognized teacher and scholar in nursing or related field. The successful candidate must have a proven track record of securing local, state and national funding. Must possess research and leadership skills, have and maintain an active program of research that complements or provides depth to existing faculty expertise and that aligns with the foci of the educational programs in the School of Nursing. Must have an established publication record in an area that complements the mission of the University and the School of Nursing. Must have excellent interpersonal skills which enable working across multiple disciplines to address priority issues and funding opportunities in the research community. Must have a proven track record of mentoring students and faculty.
We are particularly interested in candidates whose research demonstrates a commitment to preparing nurse scholars who will build nursing science through a focus on holistic health, societal leadership, and transforming healthcare systems by leading interdisciplinary research initiatives.Successful candidates will have a record of 3-5 years teaching/mentoring experience with diverse undergraduate and graduate students and faculty. Should have experience in online teaching.Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Must have, or be eligible to obtain licensing from the North Carolina Board of Nursing.Special Notes to Applicants
Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:
Cover letter summarizing your unique qualifications for serving in the role of Distinguished Professor
List of four references with contact information
Nominations should be sent to Dr. George Rent of Rent Consulting Group, LLC who are assisting in the search, [email protected] Applicants and nominees are encouraged to contact Rent Consulting Group for any additional information (704-366- 2388 or [email protected]).
As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.
The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.Job Open Date09/18/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesDate Review of Applications will Begin10/10/2019Proposed Hire Date08/17/2020If time-limited, please indicate appointment end dateContact Information
Rent Consulting Group, LLC is assisting in the search. Applicants and nominees are encouraged to contact Rent Consulting Group for any additional information (704-366-2388 or [email protected]).Posting Specific Questions
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