The professorship will enhance the ability to address the nursing and health care needs of the state and region, with particular attention to marginal, minority African American and American Indian populations, including Lumbee Indians within the university’s service region in southeastern North Carolina. The position is a full-time, tenure track appointment for a period of up to 5 years; appointment may be renewable upon successful review for reappointment. Starting date: Fall 2023.
The position is a 9-month faculty appointment and will report to the Interim Chair for School of Nursing. The position will:
Teach two courses each semester in the undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered in the UNCP School of Nursing
- Engage in student-related activities such as mentorship for student research, student advisement, recruitment, and retention activities
- Build and maintain strong relationships with industry partners
- Actively support School of Nursing activities to improve undergraduate, graduate and doctoral education
- Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum
- Maintain an active research program, supported by extramural funding, with a focus on rural health
- Develop and participate in community and regional outreach programs as part of the mission of the University and of the School of Nursing.
- Participate in professional and departmental activities, including new faculty mentorship, service, and community engagement.
Background must be appropriate for rank of Associate or Full Professor. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Candidates should submit the following documents with the application: (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) three letters of reference.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: An earned doctorate in nursing or related field plus evidence as a distinguished scholar or practitioner, demonstrated excellence in teaching, practice, and research; and an unrestricted North Carolina RN license (or eligibility).
Management Preferences: Preference will be given to candidates with significant accomplishments as reflected in publications, current funding and/or history of funding, and regional and/or national reputation as a leader in nursing.
Desired qualifications include a minimum of five years prior teaching at the university level, demonstrated experience in the development of instructional materials, ability to use technology as a teaching-learning tool, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated ability to work with students, faculty, communities, and diverse populations, and a commitment to high professional standards.
Special Instructions to Applicants: 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.