Associate Professor & Endowed Chair - Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Memphis - 190000021N
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center invites highly qualified visionary nurse candidates to apply for the newly created Margaret A. Newman Endowed Chair in Nursing Theory.
The position is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position. Qualified applicants should have a record of accomplishment of funded research grounded in nursing theory, with a preferred emphasis on understanding and using Newman's theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness.
The holder of the Margaret A. Newman Endowed Chair has a strong background in nursing theory development and application, with a focus in the College of Nursing on the integration of nursing theory into education, practice, research and scholarship. This individual will collaborate with campus and community partners in the application and use of nursing theory to advance research and inform practice.
The role requires an ability to work inter-professionally, maintain a strong program of research, disseminate findings, mentor other scholars and provide service to both the university and the community.
The individual must be a voice for nursing, promoting nursing theory in the College of Nursing, as well as nationally, and internationally. This individual will report directly to the Dean. Responsible for leading the work of the UTHSC College of Nursing in the area of nursing theory.
Responsible for leading nursing theory research for the college and integrating nursing theory into the curriculum, as well as serving as a nursing theory resource locally, nationally, and internationally. This position also:
Leads the development of nursing theory at the UTHSC College of Nursing.
Integrates nursing theory, with an emphasis on Health as Expanding Consciousness (HEC), into education, practice, and scholarship.
Mentors and advises graduate students.
Participates in the teaching mission of the University.
Maintains a program of research in nursing theory.
Provides service to the University and the community and HEC.
Facilitates the maintenance of the Margaret A. Newman archives.
Participates in the Newman Scholars Dialogue held on a regular basis with other nurse scientists advancing HEC, internationally.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.
Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. A Ph.D. is preferred.
Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee required.
Applicants should meet qualifications for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
Applicants should attach curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation and photocopies of transcripts to application.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a v ibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization Nursing-Academic Programs
Job Posting Oct 28, 2019, 7:03:06 PM
Internal Number: 190000021N
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.