Assistant Professor in Nursing (3443)

UNC Pembroke
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) invites qualified applicants to apply for a full-time tenure track faculty position. The UNCP nursing program is expanding in scope and size allowing an increase in the number of tenured track faculty positions. Educational preparation and clinical expertise in maternal child, mental health, and/or community health nursing preferred. An individual in the position may teach in pre-licensure BSN, RN-BSN, and/or Graduate nursing programs during the academic year and summer session.

The successful candidates primary responsibilities include assisting the nursing faculty team in curriculum design and review, providing classroom and clinical instruction, student advisement, participating in departmental governance as well as official activities of the Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, and the University. Other responsibilities include contributing to the development of the nursing profession through research and scholarship as well as engaging in community and professional service associated with the area of expertise.

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  All candidates should hold a minimum of a master’s degree in nursing. Preference will be given to those who either have or are working toward earning a doctoral degree in nursing or related field. The applicant must hold a license as a registered nurse in North Carolina before employment. Candidates should have academic experience appropriate for rank and a minimum of two years clinical practice experience. Competency in online instruction and two years teaching experience is preferred.

Management Preferences:  Educational preparation and clinical expertise in maternal child, mental health, and/or community health nursing preferred. Terminal degree preferred; MSN degree required.

Licenses or Certifications:  Unrestricted RN license in the state of North Carolina.

Special Instructions to Applicants:  

Please attach cover letter, detailed CV and list of three professional references.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.