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RN/BSN Tenure Track

East Carolina University

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Employment Type
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

RN/BSN Tenure Track

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH CON Administration

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Division :

Academic Affairs

Working Title :

RN/BSN Tenure-Track/Tenure

Number of Vacancies :


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 under served regions through excellence and innovation in nursing education, leadership, research, scholarship and practice.

The East Carolina University College of Nursing (ECUCON) seeks applicants for a full time tenure-track faculty position. Academic appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the applicant.

The ECUCON has over 500 graduate students including over 100 DNP and 35 PhD students. The College of Nursing is a part of the Academic Affairs Division includes Allied Health, Dental Science, and a School of Medicine committed to excellence in teaching and scientific inquiry. Additionally, strong interprofessional research opportunities exist in varied centers and institutes within the division and university, such as the Center for Health Disparities, North Carolina Agro-Medicine Institute, and Diabetes and Obesity Institute.

Job Duties :

The College of Nursing is seeking a RN/BSN faculty to be responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the RN/BSN option. All courses are offered through a distance education format. Courses may be writing intensive and may have a focus on domestic or global diversity and may include service learning. Faculty may also be asked to teach courses in other options and College of Nursing departments depending upon teaching needs and expertise of the faculty. The faculty will report directly to the Director of the RN/BSN option in the Department of Baccalaureate Education.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Planning, teaching and evaluating primarily online RN/BSN courses.
• Collaborate with all RN/BSN faculty and director to continuously evaluate and revise, as necessary, the courses and curriculum based on current evidenced-based practice.
• Ensures that RN/BSN students are evaluated for various course and program outcomes.
• Teaches selected courses in area of expertise.

Responsibilities for Tenure Track position include:
Maintaining an active program of research in an area relevant to the mission of the college.
Establishing a funded program of research.
Producing scholarly works, including peer-reviewed publications and presentations at state, national, and/or international levels.
Teaching, developing, and evaluating relevant courses within the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs.
Providing academic advisement and research mentorship to students.
Participating in shared governance through college and university-level committee work.

Minimum Education/Experience :

PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent research doctorate from an appropriately accredited institution is required to be eligible for this tenure-track. Clinical doctorates are not eligible at this time.Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Evidence of a developed or developing research trajectory.
Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

A valid non-restricted North Carolina registered nurse license is required upon employment.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Teaching experience in a university or college setting is preferred.

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.

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

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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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