Position available: FT Tenure Track position. The Tenure Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the undergraduate program; however, candidates may be asked to teach across both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Requirements: A doctoral degree (Ph.D. preferred) is required, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing with a clinical focus on medical surgical and/or critical care. A beginning program of research and scholarship befitting the rank of Assistant Professor is required. Faculty must engage in active teaching and learning strategies, i.e., flipped classroom and unfolding case studies as well as demonstrate experience with online learning.
Responsibilities: Contributing to the mission, vision, and core values of the College of Nursing by teaching in accordance to best practices, advising students to guide and retain them at UAH, maintaining an active program of scholarship/research to contribute to nursing science and to the translation of research evidence into practice, maintaining own nursing practice to stay current and building community partnerships, participating on college and university committees, and participating in DNP projects.
The College of Nursing: The College of Nursing offers a traditional BSN, RN/BSN/MSN, MSN and DNP programs, which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College’s total fall 2018 enrollment is 1507 students with 917 undergraduate students and 590 graduate students, which includes master’s and post-master’s students (Acute Care NP, FNP, and Nursing Administration Tracks), and DNP students. Extensive distance education programs are offered. In summer 2019, a Joint Nursing Science Ph.D. Program will begin. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 1000 sites for clinical education. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching and research.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville: The University, classified as a Very High Research Active Institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Science, Education, and Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, as well as the Honors College. It is co-located with Cummings Research Park, home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone Arsenal. The University’s Office of Research has ties to national and federal partners such as NIH, NSF as well as those industries already listed.
The Community: Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. Huntsville boasts and presents many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.
The position will remain open until filled. Applications are being processed as received. If interested, please send a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and name of three (3) references including address, phone number, and email address to: Donna Guerra Ed.D., RN/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 316, 256-824-2443, firstname.lastname@example.org.