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Assistant Professor - Nursing

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Assistant Professor - Nursing
Department School of Nursing - 31510
Vacancy Number 16F-082
Position Number 433
Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus
Summary of Position

The School of Nursing, within the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) invites applications for multiple 9 month, full time, tenure track faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor. The primary teaching responsibility will be assigned across undergraduate and graduate nursing programs to meet the school needs. In addition, all faculty positions have expectations for advising students, conducting research and scholarship, performing professional and community service and outreach, and contributing to ongoing program evaluation and improvement. The successful candidates will be expected to relocate to North Carolina and maintain a campus presence as part of the School of Nursing faculty. Appointments begin on August 7, 2017, however, an earlier start date may be negotiable.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants for these positions should demonstrate the potential for high-quality teaching and a sponsored research program. Faculty qualifications must include a doctoral degree in Nursing (e.g., PhD, DNP) or a related field (e.g.,Ed.D) with a baccalaureate or graduate degree in nursing, and a current RN License in NC or eligibility for licensure in NC are expected as part of the hiring process.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who have who have experience or certification in transcultural care, mental health, ethics, health policy, nursing education and adult health.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The School of Nursing (SON) has an outstanding legacy of serving the people of southeastern N.C. through education, scholarship and service. The SON is dedicated to excellence in the development of health care professionals through in-depth education, professional partnerships, applied research, regional engagement and community outreach and impact. The SON is located in McNeill Hall, a state-of-the-art facility that includes offices, classrooms, a large lecture hall, computer laboratories, student success areas and learning commons, and the Simulation Learning Center. The Simulation Learning Center uses high, medium and low fidelity human patient simulators as a teaching and learning tool for nursing education. Through the use of simulation, we strive to create a realistic environment and a powerful learning experience that promotes cognitive, affective, physical and social development of the student, as well as, the incorporation of inter-professional collaborative experiences for students across the degree programs in the College.

College/School Information

The College of Health and Human Services was created in July 2010 to provide UNCW with a new mechanism to link and focus its health-related research, professional continuing education, and health knowledge dissemination and application. In the formative stage of development, the CHHS is currently home to three professional schools: School of Health and Applied Human Science, School of Nursing, and School of Social Work. This is an outstanding opportunity to join an energetic College that seeks to be nationally recognized for its interprofessional collaboration, community engagement and impact, and implementation science. The faculty, staff, and students of the CHHS are committed to the pursuit of excellence and enhancing health and quality of life across the lifespan for individuals, families, and communities in the southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 14,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology and educational leadership, UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions
Position Type Permanent
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions
Job Posting Date 11/08/2016
Priority Consideration Date 01/05/2017
Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington?
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