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Assistant Professor of Nursing (#73290) Position Description

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The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, College of Arts & Sciences, School of Nursing (SON), tenure-track, general funds, full-time, nine-month type appointment, to begin approximately January 2013, pending position clearance and availability of funding.


Teach courses in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs to include: lectures, practicum and courses delivered by distance education; advise students; engage in scholarly activity and development outcomes assessment; and participate in University and community service. Serve on SON committees and participate in mandatory faculty meetings and SON events.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in a nursing-related field with Family Nurse Practitioner credential. (In unusual circumstances, the requirement of the doctorate may be waived by the University upon demonstration of appropriate professional training, competence, or experience.) Masters’ degree in Nursing with APRN FNP credential required. Masters’ applicants are encouraged to apply. Hawaiʻi RN license and other established professional and health requirements must be met at the time of hire.

Desirable Qualifications

Doctorate in Nursing. Experience in Acute Care, Pediatric, and Community Clinical settings, asynchronous education technology, simulation lab practice and outcomes assessment. Experience in teaching Advanced Practice Nursing students. Administration of grants, and contracts experience. An established record of research.

Pay Range


Applications (How to Apply)

Submit letter of application addressing how the minimum and desirable qualifications are met, resume, and official transcript (s) (copies are acceptable; however, official transcripts will be required prior to employment). Include names and addresses, email and telephone numbers of three professional references. Send to: SON DNP Search Committee, c/o Dr. Katharyn Daub, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, School of Nursing, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo, HI 96720.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Alice Davis, Search Committee Chair, 808-974-7760, fax: 808-974-7665, email:

Please refer to position #73290 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Continuous recruitment. Review of applications begins October 26, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at Work At UH.

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