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.
Reporting directly to the Chair of School of Nursing, the Anne R. Belk Endowed Professorship requires participation in professional and departmental including teaching, scholarship, and service – for positive performance evaluations. The individual in this position will participate in teaching 6 credits each semester in the undergraduate and/or graduate nursing programs, establishing and/or sustaining an extramurally funded research program, and assuming a leadership role in the delivery of community service activities related to advancing the practice of nursing and population-based innovations for improving the health of the population and quality of life within the region. Other responsibilities include ongoing development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum; student advisement, recruitment, and retention activities; and participation in program and university activities that benefit School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, and the University.
Candidates should submit the following documents with the application: (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) list of references. Finalist will be required to submit 3 letters of reference.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Background must be appropriate for rank of Associate or Full Professor. Minimum requirements include 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: Desired qualifications include a minimum of two-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.