Beginning Fall 2023, the Department of Health and Human Sciences at the University of Montevallo plans to offer a new baccalaureate program in nursing. This new BSN program will house two tracks, a pre-licensure and RN to BSN. The Department of Health and Human sciences invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the area of nursing beginning Fall 2023. This is a full-time, tenure track position. The successful candidate will work with the inaugural Director of the Nursing program to develop and teach courses in the BSN program; participate in academic advising; serve on committees; establish an independent line of research and publish in scholarly journals; seek and secure external funding to support scholarly activity; be active in professional societies; actively recruit undergraduate students to the department; and provide service to the department, college, university, and community.
Teaching responsibilities are split between the pre-licensure and RN to BSN tracks. Potential teaching opportunities may include, but are not restricted to health assessment, foundations of nursing, nursing care of adults, psychiatric/mental health, and contemporary issues in nursing.
Our Campus: The Department of Health and Human Sciences is housed within the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Montevallo. The University of Montevallo is Alabama’s only public liberal arts institution. Located approximately 30 miles South of Birmingham, Alabama, the University of Montevallo (UM) serves approximately 2,600 students annually. Montevallo offers undergraduate and graduate programs across the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education and Human Development, and Fine Arts. The UM College of Education and Human Development currently supports approximately 425 undergraduate and 300 graduate students. Composed of two departments with 28 fulltime faculty, the College offers bachelors, masters, and educational specialist degrees. Learn more about the CEHD at https://montevallo.edu/academics/colleges/college-of-education/.
Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in nursing, or closely related field; Registered Nurse; emerging research agenda; strong communication skills; a substantive commitment and demonstrated contributions towards diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Documented experience and excellence in teaching; peer-reviewed publications in translational, human subjects research; evidence of successful advising at the undergraduate level; membership and involvement in professional organizations; familiarity with the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.