North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (A&T) State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Clara Adams Ender Endowed Professorship in Nursing. This distinguished professorship in nursing education and/or practice research, which informs curricula, pedagogy and nursing practice, is a prestigious designation for a faculty member who has earned prominence for scholarly and professional achievements in nursing education and/or practice research.
The Distinguished Professor will serve as a researcher in nursing education and/or practice in the School of Nursing (SON).
An additional purpose of this position is to mentor faculty, especially junior faculty, and students, and facilitate collaboration between the SON, College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS), University, community, professional and practice partners.
An 1890 Land Grant University, North Carolina A&T State University enjoys a long-standing national reputation in learning, discovery, and engagement. Our enrollment is more than 10,000 students and our workforce includes more than 2,000 employees. North Carolina A&T offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through nine colleges. North Carolina A&T State University offers over 90-degree programs at the bachelor, masters and doctoral levels. The University is one of the sixteen constituent units of the University of North Carolina (UNC) and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The strategic vision focuses the University on interdisciplinary scholarly activities in a learner-centered environment.
The College of Health and Human Sciences houses the Departments of Human Performance and Leisure Studies, Psychology, Social Work and Sociology, and the School of Nursing. Through innovative programs, high impact, and student-centered pedagogy, faculty in the college foster an inter-professional learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty also engage in scholarly and service activities at the department, school, college, university, and community levels, and within professional organizations. Social justice and promotion of health equity are integral components of the mission of the college. Consistent with this mission, the college welcomes applicants representing the full diversity of intellectual perspectives, research agendas, life experiences, social-demographic, and political-cultural-backgrounds.
The School of Nursing at North Carolina A&T was founded in 1953. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has traditional, accelerated and RN-BSN entry options. The School of Nursing is a partner in the Union Square Campus, a key initiative of Opportunity Greensboro. Union Square is a 103,000 square foot state-of-the-art healthcare simulation center. Fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, the School of Nursing at North Carolina A&T boasts high NCLEX pass rates, and is poised for graduate education.
Earned doctorate with five years of experience in funded nursing education and/or practice research, which informs curricula and pedagogy. Meet the rank criteria for Associate or Full Professor.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D.; record of research publications in nursing; demonstrated ability to lead strategic initiatives or programmatic changes; a record of exemplary teaching in nursing baccalaureate and/or graduate programs; and administrative leadership experience in a nursing education environment. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively with various internal and external constituencies, mentor junior faculty and students, promote innovative and impactful education practice, and work with a culturally diverse population.
Required License or Certification
Must hold a current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in North Carolina or have eligibility to obtain North Carolina Registered Nurse License. If candidate is an Advanced Practice Nurse, must hold national certification.