Open Rank Clinical Instructor/Professor - Nursing

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Position Title Open Rank Clinical Instructor/Professor - Nursing External Link to Posting College CHHS - Dean's Office - 31500 College Dept/School School of Nursing - 31510 Vacancy Number 16F-367 Position Number 366 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The School of Nursing ( SON ) within the College Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington ( UNCW ) invites applications for multiple nine-month, full-time, clinical practice track faculty at the rank of Clinical Instructor, Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor. Appointment at the ranks of Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor is dependent on qualifications relative to university, college and school standards. Practice track faculty are initially appointed on a contract of up to 5 years that is renewable based on performance and are eligible to apply for promotion to higher Practice Track ranks. Appointments begin in August 2021; however, the start date is negotiable.

The primary teaching responsibilities will be assigned across undergraduate and graduate nursing programs to meet the needs of the SON . In addition, clinical practice track faculty have expectations related to advising students, research and scholarship, performing professional and community service and outreach, and contributing to ongoing program evaluation and improvement depending on their rank. The successful candidates will be expected to relocate to North Carolina and maintain a campus presence as part of the School of Nursing faculty.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Applicants must have the following qualifications:

• Doctoral degree in nursing OR a doctorate in a related discipline with a baccalaureate or graduate degree in nursing at the rank of Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor OR a master’s degree in nursing at the rank of Clinical Instructor

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Preference will be given to candidates with:

• Teaching and current clinical experience
• Family ( FNP ) and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner ( PMHNP ) certifications
• Background in evidence based practice

Required Certifications or Licensure

Current North Carolina RN license or ability to obtain a North Carolina RN license

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The School of Nursing 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 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 teaching and learning tools 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.

The SON offers the following degree programs:
• Nursing
o BS in Nursing (Prelicensure, RN- BSN online)
o MS in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator)
o Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practice
• Clinical Research
o BS in Clinical Research
o Post- Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Research Operations
o MS in Clinical Research and Product Development

Over 2,500 undergraduate and nearly 600 graduate students are enrolled in programs within the SON . Currently, the SON has 80 full-time faculty. The SON’s online bachelor’s degree in nursing program is ranked 7th among 2019’s “Best Online BSN Degrees” by US News and World Report.

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 Sciences, School of Nursing, and School of Social Work. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a dynamic College that seeks to be nationally recognized for its inter-professional 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 southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Special Notes to Applicants

It is anticipated that up to 6 hires will be made from this search.

Prior to the official appointment to the university, the candidate(s) selected for hire must be able to demonstrate eligibility to teach assigned courses by successfully meeting the credentialing requirements based on official transcripts and other documentation as required.

Please note that a minimum of three professional references are required for all applications.

Position Type Permanent Job Posting Date 02/01/2021 Job Close Date 02/26/2021 Applicant Documents
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