Positions available: 2 FT Tenure Track position. The Tenure Track position is a 9-month position teaching in the graduate program; however, candidates may be asked to teach across both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Requirements: A doctoral degree is required, preferably in nursing, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing. Additional requirements include approval to practice as a registered nurse in Alabama. An established program of research and scholarship is required. Faculty must engage in active teaching and learning strategies, i.e., flipped classroom and unfolding case studies.
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 to build community partnerships, participating on college and university committees, and participating in DNP scholarly 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 2016 enrollment is 1,146 students with 730 undergraduate students and 416 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. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 800 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 positions 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: Lenora Smith, PhD, RN/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 316, 256-824-2425, firstname.lastname@example.org.