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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

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.

job responsibilities

The College of Nursing has two (2) openings for the position of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The qualified candidates will be responsible for teaching in undergraduate and/or graduate programs, continuing/expanding a program of research and engaging in professional, university and community service activities.

required qualifications

Minimum/Required Qualifications for tenure-track faculty positions include earned doctorate, professional experience commensurate with rank and eligibility for RN licensure I Tennessee. Preferred/Desired Qualifications include experience in teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Job responsibilities

The College of Nursing is seeking candidates for the faculty position of Assistant/Associate or Full Professor in Health Information Technology & Simulation. We seek candidates with expertise in one or more of a wide range of specialties that will contribute to the HITS Lab emphases in (1) Research and development of healthcare related products; (2) Integration of non-traditional technology into the healthcare environment; (3) Engagement in telehealth and simulation research; and (4) Development of inter-professional research and collaborations. Responsibilities include: (1) conducting research in one of the areas mentioned above, (2) developing funding opportunities with campus, state, national and international organizations, (3) coordinating with HITS leadership team to develop; and foster academic partnerships to develop the University’s health information resources and to support faculty mentoring, and (4) teaching in courses in health courses based on candidate’s expertise.

required qualifications

Minimum/Required Qualifications include earned doctorate in technology, engineering or health related field; professional experience commensurate with rank; and evidence of research or creative activities. Preferred/Desired Qualifications include research interest/experience in Health Information Technology and/or Simulation; Eligibility for RN licensure in Tennessee.

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Interested applicants may send or email 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

Screening of applicant credentials will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Rank and salary based on qualifications and experience.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

posted october 2013