Assistant, Associate, or Full ProfessorClassification Title:
9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured FacultyCollege:
College of Health & Human Svc (Col)Department:
School of NursingPosition Designation:
Permanent - Full-timeMonths per year:
9Primary Purpose of Department:
The UNC Charlotte School of Nursing [SON] prepares nursing professionals to serve as leaders, clinicians, and scholars through innovative educational programs designed to meet the healthcare needs of an evolving and diverse society. The School seeks to provide the highest quality of nursing education, scholarship, and practice with a commitment to diversity and community engagement in order to promote health among citizens in the Charlotte region and beyond.Vacancy Open to:
All 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:
Teaching: As the title implies, teaching in clinical environments [e.g., hospitals, clinics] is an essential duty for this position, as is teaching face-to-face and online through using the current Learning Management System [LMS] or virtual simulation software. Primary teaching responsibilities could span graduate and undergraduate programs depending on qualifications. Late afternoon, evening, and weekend classes may be required. Faculty should possess excellent clinical knowledge, skills, and judgment. Moreover, faculty shall be responsible for engaging in curriculum development, developing well-organized, engaging, and relevant course content for multiple methods of delivery that aligns with the AACN Essentials 2021, adheres to North Carolina Board of Nursing [NCBON] requirements, and reflects the mission, vision, and values of the SON, the College of Health and Human Services, and the University. Faculty shall also engage in fair, timely, and equitable grading of student assignments, participate in effective student advising and mentor students through various existing processes in the SON, CHHS, and University. Must live within driving distance of the campus.
- Candidates seeking the rank of an Assistant Professor must have a beginning research program and a clear research trajectory that aligns with the mission of the School of Nursing.
- Candidates seeking the rank of an Associate Professor must currently be or have credentials consistent with tenured Associate Professors at UNC Charlotte. This includes a strong record of scholarship, recent or current extramurally supported research, a demonstrated record of teaching effectiveness, community engagement, and service.
- Candidates seeking the rank of a Full Professor must currently be or have credentials associated with tenured full Professors at UNC Charlotte. This includes a sustained and distinctive record of academic contribution and achievement that has led to national or international recognition as a scholar, teaching, or community-engaged leader within the discipline, a cumulative record of sustained teaching effectiveness, demonstrated growth in scholarship, and significant leadership within the profession.
Service: All faculty, regardless of rank, are expected to be actively engaged in service to the SON, CHHS, the University, community, and/or the nursing profession. Active engagement includes direct service, policy, and governance, community engagement. The service requirement is not met through passive participation of being a member in name only on any committee, or within any organization. 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:
Successful candidates must have a research doctorate (Ed.D., or Ph.D.) and Masters’s in nursing from an accredited institution. Experience teaching in online and face-to-face environments. Knowledgeable in curriculum development and evaluation. Experience working with diverse student populations and interdisciplinary teams. Experience directing student research and mentoring faculty. Necessary Licenses/Certifications:
Unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina either through a single state license, Nurse Licensure Compact [NLC] multistate license or through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact [ENLC]. All APRNs must provide proof of current certification and approval to practice in North Carolina. Must comply with all external agency compliance requirements. Must live within driving distance of campus. Job Open Date:
02/10/2022Open Until Filled:
YesDate Review of Applications will Begin:
02/10/2022Proposed Hire Date: