Primary Purpose of Position
The successful candidate will teach courses in adult health and other non-clinical courses in nursing, advise/coach students, engage in a program of scholarship (including publishing in peer reviewed journals and securing research funding) and provide service to the School of Nursing and Health Services, College of Health and Human Sciences, University, and practice and professional communities.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
As an 1890 land grant and doctoral-research university, North Carolina A&T State University enjoys a long-standing national reputation in learning, discovery, and engagement. As the largest HBCU in the nation, our enrollment is more than 12,000 students and our workforce includes more than 2,000 employees. North Carolina A&T offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through eight academic 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 offers programs in Health Communications, Kinesiology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology. 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. With two additional programs added to the school: health communications and health services management, the School of Nursing has now become the School of Nursing and Health Services. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has traditional, accelerated, and RN-BSN entry options. The nursing program 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 nursing program at North Carolina A&T boasts high NCLEX pass rates and is poised for graduate education.
(1). A doctoral degree is required by the expected date of appointment. If the doctoral degree is in a field related to but other than nursing, the applicant must have a graduate degree in nursing.
(2). Prior teaching experience in baccalaureate and/or graduate nursing programs or credentials to meet the North Carolina Board of Nursing educational requirement.
(3). Record of research and publications expected of rank as an Assistant/Associate Professor.
(4). Unrestricted license to practice in North Carolina at the time of appointment is required.
(5) Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
(6). Meet the requirements for teaching at the baccalaureate level as prescribed by the governing body.