Nursing: DNP Core Faculty

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Job Title:

Nursing: DNP Core Faculty

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

HSH CON Adv Nurs Pract and Educ

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Division :

Health Sciences

Classification Title :

Nursing: DNP Core Faculty

Working Title :

Nursing: DNP Core Faculty

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The mission of the college is to serve as a national model for transforming the health of rural underserved regions through excellence and innovation in nursing education, leadership, research, scholarship and practice.

Job Duties :

The ECU, College of Nursing continuously strives to create a learning environment and workplace culture that provides opportunity, support, and consideration for all students, employees, alumni, and other stakeholders. The ECU, College of Nursing is currently seeking applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position to teach graduate students in the DNP Core and Project courses. Faculty will teach within the five core and four project courses with students in all DNP Specialties, including BSN-to-DNP FNP, AGPCNP, and CRNA students, post-masters nurse leadership students, and post-masters APRN students. This faculty position includes academic advising, curriculum development, and participating in DNP Projects. Faculty must be available One to two days per week for meetings and committee work.

Fixed term or tenure track available.

Minimum Education/Experience :

  • A valid non-restricted North Carolina registered nurse license is required upon employment;
  • DNP or PhD in Nursing, with National certification as an APRN specialty;
  • Three years of post-masters’ advanced practice;
  • APRN applicants must have approval to practice as an APRN in North Carolina upon employment;
  • Scholarship activity, effective oral and written communication skills, and effective interpersonal skills to work with a diverse population of students;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse faculty and student body;
  • Experience mentoring students; and,
  • Tenure-track positions require a PhD in nursing, or equivalent with a DNP or MSN, from an appropriately accredited institution. For fixed-term, this position requires a doctorate in nursing or related field, from an appropriately accredited institution.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

  • A valid non-restricted North Carolina registered nurse license is required upon employment.
  • A valid non-restricted North Carolina APRN Approval to Practice is required upon employment.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

  • Completion of a minimum of 9-credit hours from an MSN Nursing Education Program or a Post-Master’s Certification in Nursing Education from an accredited university.
  • Demonstrated experience, credentials, and scholarship in applicant’s area of certification.
  • Online teaching experience.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the following required
applicant documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Interest
  • List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additionally, an original transcript of your highest degree is required upon hire. If the highest degree is not in nursing, please provide original of highest degree and original of highest degree in nursing.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Instructor

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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