The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner curriculum is implemented in a modified distance learning format. The Academic Director is responsible for the academic coordination of the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Specialty. Administrative, academic, practice, and scholarship responsibilities are expected including knowledge of curriculum development, teaching strategies, online course and program delivery, and evaluation. Coordination with departments within VUSN, across the university and medical center, and the community is expected. Partnering with experienced specialty faculty, academic responsibilities would include primarily the MSN NNP specialty, but opportunities may be available to support students in project development the DNP program. Positions are l2-month, non-tenure appointments with rank recommended by the Non-tenure appointment and promotion committee, commensurate with experience. Scholarship related to advanced practice is expected, and clinical practice opportunities are available. Applicants must be willing to relocate to Nashville.
The ideal candidate for this position will have extensive practice and academic experience with desired qualities of leadership, innovation, and collaboration.