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University of Alabama, Huntsville

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Nursing invites applications for faculty in a variety of areas. The College of Nursing offers BSN, MSN and DNP programs which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College enrolls 750 baccalaureate students, 250 master’s and post-master’s students (Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Clinical Nursing Specialist, Family Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Leadership, and 50 Doctor of Nursing Practice students. Extensive distance education programs as well as on-campus programs are offered. Online graduate programs are ranked as number 6 in the Nation by US News and World Report in 2014. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching and research. The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science and Liberal Arts. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 400 sites for clinical education. A new College of Nursing building, scheduled for summer 2014 completion, is under construction. It will include private faculty offices, research space, modern classrooms and a state-of-the-art simulation laboratory.

Candidates should possess a doctorate in nursing or a closely related field with a record of successful teaching and scholarship for tenure earning positions. National certification is required for nurse practitioner faculty.

Non-tenure earning clinical positions, requiring a doctorate or master’s degree in nursing, are available for faculty preferring an intensive clinical and teaching focus. Candidates must be licensed or eligible for RN licensure in Alabama. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Send letters of application, curriculum vitae and names of three professional references with contact information, including name, address, phone number and email address to:

Dr. C. Fay Raines, Dean
College of Nursing
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, Alabama 35899

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

posted february 2014