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Job Opportunities

The University of Tennessee College of Nursing is a leader in nursing education, research, and practice. We seek faculty and staff who share our vision to maximize health and transform health care by educating professional nurses who promote health on every level.

As the state’s flagship school, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, offers a research-intensive environment for interdisciplinary collaboration, with state-of-the-art technology and research resources. Located near the Great Smoky Mountains and numerous lakes, Knoxville offers abundant recreational attractions, cultural attractions, low cost of living, and high-quality residential neighborhoods.

Our faculty make a difference. They are nurse scientists and expert educators who are making substantial contributions to improving regional, national, and global health and health care. Their excellence attracts the best and brightest students.


Current Openings

Faculty

Executive Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Associate or Full Professor

The Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs is the College of Nursing’s chief operating officer for academic matters. The Executive Associate Dean provides leadership to ensure students have a positive learning experience that results in competent professionals who can meet the health care needs of state/nation. The Executive Associate Dean is accountable to the University Dean, is a member of the Administrative Team. For a full description of this position, please click on the position title above.

Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs & Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

For a full description of this position, please click on the position title above.

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Faculty Position in Health Innovation, Technology & Simulation

The University of Tennessee Knoxville, College of Nursing provides an unique opportunity for a tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the Health Innovation Technology and Simulation (HITS) Laboratory. HITS is an innovative interprofessional research environment, advancing health innovation technology and simulation science. For a full description of this position, please click on the position title above.

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Faculty Position

For a full description of this position, please click on the position title above.

Staff

Coordinator Community Relations

Staff vacancies within the College of Nursing are located on the Human Resources website under Recruitment.

Adjunct Clinical Faculty

Interested in becoming an Adjunct Faculty at the College of Nursing? This position requires at least 40 hours of volunteer service to the College of Nursing annually. Service can be guest lecturer, assisting in the learning lab or simulation center, serving on student or college committees, precepting students and other volunteer activities.

Information and Application for Adjunct Clinical Faculty (PDF)

Graduate Preceptor Opportunities

A preceptor is a specialist in a profession who provides clinical, academic, and/or administrative experiences for students in the College of Nursing Graduate Programs. The primary role of the preceptor is to provide the student with a clinical/organizational experience to achieve objectives as identified by the student in collaboration with faculty. If interested in becoming a graduate preceptor with the College of Nursing, please contact us at congrad@utk.edu.

Preceptor Responsibilities (PDF)


The University of Tennessee, Knoxville EEO/AA Statement/Non-Discrimination Statement

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status. 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, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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