The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position as Midwifery faculty/DNP Program Concentration Coordinator in the Acute & Tertiary Care Department.
Administrative responsibilities as Midwifery DNP Program Concentration Coordinator includes conducting a needs assessment for a Midwifery Program and developing a program pro forma. This position will be responsible for developing the curriculum in line with the current DNP program offerings that meet accreditations standards. As Concentration Coordinator, will be responsible for concentration specific recruitment and admission of students, curriculum overview, monitoring program and specialty standards, coordinating clinical experiences, and monitoring clinical contracts/ placements. Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment, in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities and institutional service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions 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.
Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.
In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.
Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
Unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee required, as well as certification/recertification as a Nurse Midwife. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Substantive expertise as a nurse midwife is required. Documented high quality didactic teaching experience in women’s health content (basic and applied) and related fields of clinical work. Expertise in clinical teaching and active engagement in appropriate professional organizations is required. Evidence of scholarship including research and/or grants is highly desirable. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and academic experience.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with academic experience.
Internal Number: PIN #23571
About University of TN Health Science Center
UTHSC is a free-standing academic health center with six colleges—Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. As the flagship statewide public academic health system in Tennessee, it is home to more than 3,000 students and 1,300 residents and fellows. UTHSC offers four undergraduate and more than 30 graduate or professional degrees. The core Memphis teaching hospitals include Methodist UT Hospital, Regional One Health, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the Memphis VA Medical Center. Instructional sites are located in Memphis (the home campus), Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga.
• One of the first DNP programs in the country; accredited since 2009.
• Offers BSN-DNP and MSN-DNP tracks, as well as dual DNP-PhD.
• DNP specialty concentrations include: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; dual concentrations include Adult Gerontology Acute Care-Family Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Family Nurse Practitioner. Anticipate Midwifery DNP concentration July 2021.
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