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Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor; Nursing

University of North Alabama
Florence, Alabama
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The University of North Alabama’s Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions (ACONHP) is seeking full-time, tenure-track faculty at the rank of assistant professor for the nursing programs. Candidates qualifying for other ranks will be considered. Salary and rank will be based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. The ACONHP is fully-accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education [One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 463-6930] and approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing. For additional information about the college, please visit our website at

The selected candidate will be expected to: teach 12-credit hours of undergraduate coursework per semester; provide clinical supervision of students; recruit and advise students; engage in scholarly activities and professional service; engage in service to the department, the college, and the University; participate in curriculum and course development activities; maintain office hours according to policy; and perform any other duties as assigned. 

Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution is required, Doctoral degree from same is preferred; Family nurse practitioner (FNP) or psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner certification is preferred; Five years of clinical practice is required; Three years of classroom/clinical teaching experience in an accredited, registered nursing program or higher degree nursing program, is preferred; Online teaching experience and/or willingness to teach online courses is preferred; Ability to teach within the instructional areas of medical/surgical (med-surg), critical care, nutrition, and/or graduate nursing courses is required; and an unrestricted nursing license for the State of Alabama, or the ability to obtain such, is required.

To view the complete job description and/or apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at  Applications will only be accepted via this system.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, a reference list with contact information for at least three professional/academic references, and a one-page diversity statement. Details regarding the diversity statement may be found here.

Transcripts for all schools attended are also required for a faculty application packet to be considered complete. Electronic copies, if available, of unofficial transcripts may be attached under the attachment headings of Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2, etc. Electronic copies of unofficial/official transcripts may also be requested from each school attended to be sent to [email protected]. If electronic copies of transcripts are unavailable, hard copies must be sent to: Human Resources, One Harrison Plaza, UNA Box 5043, Florence, AL, 35632 or brought to 601 Cramer Way, Room 226. Official transcripts must be sent directly to HR from the issuing school via email or postal mail to be considered official. Transcripts with a designation of “Issued to Student”, or with the student name listed as the recipient, will not be considered official. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate prior to the start date of the appointment, but unofficial copies will be accepted for the application process. If you attended UNA, please email [email protected] and state that you wish for your UNA transcripts to be uploaded to your application and we can do this at no charge to you. For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256-765-4291.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.


Established in 1830 as LaGrange College, the University of North Alabama has a rich history including the distinction of being the first state-supported teachers college in the South. The school's 130-acre campus is located in the historic district of Florence, Alabama, on the Tennessee River. Students come from around the country and world, but UNA is largely a regional university with about 70% of students coming from Alabama. Students can choose from more than 60 majors with professional fields in business, education, and nursing being most popular. Academic programs are supported by a 23 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 25. On the athletic front, the UNA Lions compete in the NCAA Division I ASUN Conference. If you visit campus, be sure to check out Leo II, the campus's resident African lion.

"As a regional, state-assisted institution of higher education, the University of North Alabama pursues its Mission of engaging in teaching, research, and service in order to provide educational opportunities for students, an environment for discovery and creative accomplishment, and a variety of outreach activities meeting the professional, civic, social, cultural, and economic development needs of our region in the context of a global community."

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