Job Description

Open Rank of Nursing

Posting Numberreq11008
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentCollege of Nursing (AFD)
Academic LocationCollege of Nursing
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The faculty and staff of University of New Mexico College of Nursing welcome you to a tradition of excellence in nursing education, clinical practice and research. We represent the very best in quality and innovation within an academic environment. Our focus is on building evidence for effective practice and translating that evidence-based knowledge to practice and policy environments with an emphasis in rural health.

We are currently recruiting a faculty member for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Concentration Coordinator position. The PMHNP Coordinator is responsible for working with the Program Director to manage the admissions process for his/her concentration; In collaboration with the nursing faculty for the specific academic program and the existing CON faculty governance structure, the PMHNP Coordinator develop, implement and evaluate curriculum; The PMHNP Coordinator is responsible for contributing to efforts to recruit and retain students in the program through participation in college-wide recruitment and student success activities; The PMHNP Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, and ensuring the integrity of comprehensive evaluation plans in cooperation with the Program Director and the Program Evaluation Committee.

The incoming faculty will teach and maintain an active clinical practice. The combination of teaching and practice is a fundamental component of our educational mission. Responsibilities include classroom, online and simulation teaching, mentoring, advising and precepting students, assisting with clinical placements and student oversight, and participation in program activities and committees to ensure stated program goals are achieved.

The College of Nursing is a diverse community of educators, researchers, learners, and collaborators dedicated to the advancement of providing health education and practice in our rural communities. Applicants should have a demographic make-up reflective of New Mexico’s diverse communities. The selected individual will receive an academic appointment commensurate with credentials and qualifications. We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package.

The University of New Mexico is New Mexico’s flagship R1 research intensive institution occupying nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 500,000 people. The College of Nursing provides exemplary and innovative education, research, practice, service, and leadership intended to advance the science of nursing and improve tribal, state, national, and global health. The College of Nursing is part of a vibrant Health Sciences Center (HSC), which includes New Mexico’s only Level 1 trauma center and medical school. The HSC provides an exceptional education for more than 1500 students each year in 21 different health fields. The HSC is known for cutting edge research with more than $165 million in extramural research funding. The HSC has an established Clinical & Translational Science Center that provides extensive opportunities and resources to support collaborative research in a variety of interest areas.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • MSN or equivalent from a recognized institution of higher education (Carnegie ranked institution)
  • Three years PMHNP practice experience
  • Active PMHNP license and national certification
  • Clinical or didactic teaching experience within the last 5 years
  • Must be eligible for licensure in New Mexico

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree (PhD, DNP, DNSc, DRPH, EdD) from a recognized institution of higher education
  • Experience working with rural and/or underserved populations
  • Leadership or Administrative Experience

Application InstructionsA complete application will include: 1.) Letter of Interest2.) Curriculum Vitae3.) List of three professional references with one being the most current employer including name, telephone number, and e-mail address. References will be checked at final stage of consideration
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/15/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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