Friday, July 26, 2013


Job Description

The Department Chairperson is directly responsible to the appropriate Associate Dean of the College of Nursing. Each chairperson is responsible for the overall management and implementation of the undergraduate and/or graduate courses specific to that department and that component of the curriculum. The Chairperson is expected to provide leadership to the faculty in the department by facilitating their development in teaching effectiveness, research and scholarly activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Must qualify for tenured faculty appointment at the rank of either Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Doctorate in Nursing or related field plus a master's degree in nursing; five years or more teaching experience in baccalaureate or higher degree program in nursing; demonstrated competence in classroom and clinical instruction; demonstrated ability in research and other scholarly activities; and demonstrated ability to facilitate the research and scholarly activities of others. Knowledgeable about nursing, nursing education and able to provide leadership for faculty in their development, guide faculty in course development and evaluation of students. Nurse faculty members shall hold a current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in North Carolina and if employed after July 1, 1992 shall have had a minimum of 2 calendar years prior, full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse. All degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Special Instructions to Applicants

East Carollina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents: Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest Additionally, please submit two original letters of reference and original transcript of your highest degree; if highest degree is not in nursing, send original of highest degree and original of highest degree in nursing to: Ann Schreier Search Committee Chair 3137 Health Sciences Building Greenville, NC 27858-4353

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