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Faculty Position – Family Nurse Practitioner

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of a full-time non-tenure track position as faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduate Program, Family Nurse Practitioner Faculty.

UT Health Science Center

UTHSC has educated more than 53,000 health care professionals on three campuses across the state – Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga. The UTHSC campuses include colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. Patient care, professional education and research are carried out at hospitals and other clinical sites across Tennessee.

  • One of the first DNP programs in the country.
  • Accredited since 2009.
  • Offers BSN-DNP and MSN-DNP tracks.
  • Offers dual DNP-PhD.
  • DNP specialty tracks include: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Forensic Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia, Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Public Health Nursing; dual options include Adult Gerontology Acute Care-FNP; Forensic Nursing-FNP; Psych Mental Health Nursing-FNP.


Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work (online and classroom, as appropriate) and clinical supervision of students. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment, in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities and institutional service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.


Licensure as a registered nurse and advanced practice licensure in Tennessee required, as well as certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Doctoral degree preferred. Experience in advanced practice nursing and education preferred.  Academic rank commensurate with degree and experience.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
Wendy M Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc
Associate Dean for Advanced Practice Nursing & Doctoral Studies
920 Madison Avenue, Rm 952
Memphis, TN 38163