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Psychiatric Nursing, Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Deleted on 1/01/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Faculty - Medicine - Nursing
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor in Psychiatric 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 undergraduate and graduate levels, invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, 3-semester faculty position to teach psychiatric nursing in the undergraduate program. This position may be filled by a lecturer (non-tenure-track) or Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track). Primary responsibilities of a non-tenure-track and tenure-track appointment are to (1) collaborate with other faculty in course development; (2) participate in the presentation of theoretical psychiatric nursing content; (3) use teaching resources, such as WebCT to foster learning; (4) provide clinical supervision for students in the clinical area; and, (5) participate in university, professional and community service activities. Additional responsibilities for a tenure-track appointment include (6) engaging in research leading to publications in quality, refereed journals; and (7) seeking internal and external grant funds. Classes in the School of Nursing are offered year round, using a trimester sequence.

Lecturer (non-tenure-track): the individual must hold a master's degree from an accredited college or university in psychiatric nursing care. The applicant must hold or be qualified to hold a Nevada RN license.

Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure-track): the individual must hold a master's degree from an accredited college or university in psychiatric nursing with a doctorate in nursing or related field from an accredited college or university. The applicant must also hold or be qualified to hold a Nevada RN license.

Preference will be given to those with teaching experience.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. 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 immediately. Materials 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.
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