Monday, January 27, 2014

Pediatric Nursing, Assistant or Associate Professor/ Lecturer/ Faculty-in-residence

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor/ Lecturer/ Faculty-in-residence (FIR) appointment in Pediatric Nursing.


UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 28,000 students and 2,900 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:


The School of Nursing at UNLV, a CCNE accredited program at both undergraduate and graduate levels, invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, position to teach pediatric nursing and other graduate level courses. This position may be filled by an Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track), Faculty-in-residence (FIR track, non-tenure), or lecturer (non-tenure track appointment). Responsibilities specific to tenure track appointment include: 1) conducting and disseminating research, and 2) grant writing for funding research. Responsibilities specific to FIR track include: 1) translating research evidence to practice, and 2) leadership in delivering and evaluating essential student maternal child learning competencies. Responsibilities specific to lecturer include: 1) teaching maternal child courses, and 2) teaching in related, qualified areas of the nursing program. All appointed faculty are expected to teach and engage in service activities.


Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure track): applicant must have a research doctorate in nursing or related field from a regionally accredited college or university and an MS in nursing from a nationally accredited program. The applicant must have a fundable program of research.

Faculty-in-residence (FIR track, non-tenure): applicant must have a doctorate in nursing (PhD or DNP), an MS in nursing from a nationally accredited program and a minimum of 2 years recent experience in pediatric nursing. Board certified nurse practitioner status preferred.

Lecturer (non tenure track): applicant must have a master's degree in nursing with an emphasis in pediatric nursing from a CCNE or NLN regionally accredited college or university and at least two years of recent clinical experience in pediatric nursing.

All applicants must hold or be qualified to hold a Nevada RN license.

Preference will be given to those eligible for a tenure track appointment.


Salary is competitive; contingent on labor market. Position is contingent upon funding.


Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin May 10th, 2013. Inquiries should be addressed to Dianne Cyrkiel, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or

UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.

by Shane Turner via