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Assistant, AssoCiate, or Full Professor Faculty position in health information technology & Simulation

The University of Tennessee Knoxville, College of Nursing provides unique opportunities for tenure track faculty. As the state’s flagship school, the University of Tennessee Knoxville offers a research-intensive environment for interdisciplinary collaboration, with state-of-the-art technology and research resources. Located near the Great Smoky Mountains and numerous lakes, Knoxville offers abundant recreational attractions, cultural attractions such as opera and symphony, low cost of living, and high quality residential neighborhoods.

The College of Nursing has just opened the Health Information Technology and Simulation (HITS) Lab with the primary goal to advance the science of health information technology and ways HITS enhance consumer health and professional health education.
The HITS Lab is (1) Dedicated to research and development of new and existing healthcare related products; (2) Exploring health related alternative uses of technology not intend for healthcare; (3) Engaging in telehealth and simulation research; & (4) Involves  inter-professional research and collaborations including the College of Engineering.

The College of Nursing offers:

  • Teaching assignments in traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN-BSN programs, MSN and PhD and DNP programs
  • Funded Center for Health Science Research and Health Information Technology & Simulation Lab
  • Nurse-managed School-based Health Center
  • Mentorship and grant writing support at both College and University levels
  • Established Research Interest Groups

Qualifications for tenure-track faculty positions include:

  • Earned doctorate
  • Professional experience commensurate with rank
  • Eligibility for RN licensure in Tennessee

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Research interest/experience in Health Information Technology and/or Simulation

For more information, visit our web site: Interested applicants may send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

Victoria Niederhauser DrPH, RN
Dean & Professor
The University of Tennessee, College of Nursing
1200 Volunteer Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37996-4180



posted may 2013