Assistant Professor

Job description

Position Number:

004683, 002020, 002032, 013290, 998947

Functional Title:

Assistant Professor

Position Type:

Tenure Stream

Position Eclass:

FC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earn

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro 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.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The School of Nursing is ACEN and CCNE accredited and is an NLN Center of Excellence in Faculty Development. The University has over 18,000 students and is classified by Carnegie as a research University with high research activity. The School of Nursing has over 1,300 students enrolled in BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, MSN/MBA, DNP and PhD programs. Please visit our website at

Position Summary:

The School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is seeking faculty members to apply for a full time tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The School is recruiting creative and highly motivated candidates who want to advance their academic careers and support the research, teaching, and service mission of the UNCG School of Nursing. We are seeking innovative and talented individuals actively engaged in research and education to become part of our dynamic team. Research priorities are for faculty with a focus on vulnerable populations in the areas of chronic disease prevention and management (e.g., diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity), health services, and interventions and symptom management.

Tenure track positions are research intensive. Tenure track faculty are expected to develop a focused program of research, seek external funding, disseminate research findings, and teach. All positions will have responsibilities in research, teaching, and service missions. Candidates with experience in these areas are preferred.

This is a 9-month academic year position with full benefits.

There are 5 openings for this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must hold a graduate degree in nursing and a doctoral degree in nursing or related field. An unencumbered RN license in North Carolina, which is required prior to employment date.

Tenure Status:

Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The following materials are required and must be uploaded with the electronic application to be considered: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References (3). Application and references are confidential until selected for interview.

Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting is assisting with this search. Jennifer Barfield, Senior Vice President, and Emily Parker Myers, CEO, are the contact persons. Confidential inquiries are welcomed; nominations are invited. (478) 330-6222 or

Recruitment Range:

Salary is commensurate with experience and credentials.

Org #-Department:

Nursing - 12802

Job Open Date:


For Best Consideration Date:


Open Until Filled:




Type of Appointment:


Number of Months per Year:




Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Hand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - O, Finger Dexterity - O, Reading - C, Writing - C, Eye-hand coordination - F, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - F, Vision-Visual inspection - F, Vision-Measuring/Assembling at distance close to eye - F, Hearing - C, Talking - C, Standing - F, Sitting - F, Walking - F

Work Environment:

Inside - C




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Job No:
Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 6/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time