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Nursing: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Faculty

East Carolina University

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Job Title:

Nursing: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Faculty

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

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AAH CON Adv Nurs Pract and Educ

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Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Nursing: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Faculty

Working Title :

Nursing: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Faculty

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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 :

East Carolina University College of Nursing is currently seeking applications for a full-time, 12-month, faculty position in the Department of Advanced Nursing Practice and Education teaching in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Concentration. Applicants should have a strong foundation in the mental health field and support the values and mission of the ECU College of Nursing.

Courses are taught in an online, distance education delivery format; however, this position will require on-campus attendance for meetings and committee work one to two days per week, and PMHNP intensive experiences one week each semester.

The PMHNP Concentration has two entry levels, MSN and Post Master’s Certificate. Our graduates offer caring and competent mental health services across North Carolina and nationally.

Responsibilities include teaching, developing, and evaluating relevant courses within the PMHNP concentration, and serve as clinical faculty for student practicum supervision. Active participation with the PMHNP admission committee for student selection process annually is required. Responsibilities may also include: teaching courses in the Master’s core, academic advising, coordination and collaboration with clinical practicum preceptors, participation as a full-time faculty member including attendance at faculty meetings and participation in committees/task forces.

Candidates may be considered for fixed-term, tenure-track, or tenured faculty at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or higher. Appointments are commensurate with education and experience.

DNP or PhD (or equivalent) degree completion required within 3 years of employment.

Minimum Education/Experience :

  • Tenured and tenure-track positions require a PhD or a doctoral degree in a closely related discipline with evidence of significant research experience and funding.
  • Fixed-term positions require a Master’s degree in Nursing. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
  • Candidates should have at least two years of mental health experience as a PMHNP. National certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is required.
  • A valid non-restricted NC nursing license is required upon employment.
  • DNP or PhD (or equivalent) degree completion required within 3 years of employment.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

  • National certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is required.
  • A valid non-restricted NC nursing license is required upon employment.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

  • Knowledge of and advocacy for mental health care and the advancement of PMHNP scope of practice is preferred.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the clinical management of patients with alterations in mental health and have teaching experience at a college level.
  • Online teaching experience is preferred.
  • DNP or PhD (or equivalent) preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online 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, please submit two original signed letters of reference and original transcript of your highest degree. If the highest degree is not in nursing, send original of highest degree and original of highest degree in nursing.

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.

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Open Until Filled:


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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

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 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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