Assistant Professor

Location
Knoxville, TN
Posted
Aug 05, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Tenure Track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITIONAs the state’s flagship school, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is home to over 100 research institutes and is classified as a Research University with very High Research Activity (RU/VH) by the Carnegie Foundation. Student enrollment totals more than 27,000 and research funding surpasses $203 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. College of Nursing highlights:•Generous start-up package including relocation stipend•Protected scholarship time for the first 2 years in a tenure track position•Membership and grant writing support from the college (Office of Research Services) and the university (Office of Research & Engagement)•Inter-professional education and research opportunities•Member of the National Hartford Centers for Gerontological Nursing Excellence•State of the art simulation center with smart home for testing prototypes•Collaborations with Pat Summitt Alzheimer’s clinic, University of Tennessee Medical Center, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital and Vine Clinic, a nurse-managed school-based health center using telehealth communications.Qualifications for this position include:•Earned doctorate in nursing, public health, or other health related field by time of appointment•Evidence of research in health and wellnessDesirable Qualifications:•Eligibility for RN license in TennesseeResponsibilities•Teaching a minimum of one course per semester•Develop and secure funds toward successful program of research•Provide service to profession, college, university and community•Use best practice teaching methods and mentor clinicians and/or beginning researchersFor more information, visit our website, https://nursing.utk.edu/ . Interested applicants may send or email a cover letter, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to: Victoria Niederhauser, DrPH, RN, PPCNP-BC, FAAN, Dean & Professor. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Nursing, 1200 Volunteer Blvd., Suite 301, Knoxville, TN 37996-4180, [email protected] Screening of applicant credentials will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Rank and salary based on qualifications and experience.

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