The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing (CON) invitesapplications from highlyqualified Nursing Scientists at the Associate or Full Professor level for the Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Professorship in Oncology Nursing. This tenure track, 12-month, full-time faculty position could potentially lead to leadership opportunities beyond the Endowed Professorship, such as the Director of the PhD program or the Assistant Dean for Research. Applicants must hold a PhD and have demonstrated expertise in oncology. The preferred candidate will have an established program of oncology related research.The successful candidate will provide strong collaboration to develop statewide cancer prevention screening programs targeting underserved and minority populations in Arkansas.
Other required qualifications include:
•Scholarly focus in oncology.
•Teaching experience in a nursing program,with graduate-level teaching experience preferred.
•Strong oral and written communication skills with a robust record of publications and presentations at scientific conferences.
•Evidence of extramural funded grants.
•Impeccable values, ethical standards, and moral compass with high emotional intelligence.
As a pioneer public health activist, Elizabeth Stanley Cooper was involved in supporting specialized and innovative nursing programs. She particularly recognized the importance of nursing degree programs as well as the need for curricular emphasis in methods for the prevention and early detection of cancer. The Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Professor will continue to build and strengthen a program of research in oncology nursing, mentor doctoral students who have a focus in oncology, and assist the faculty in strengthening oncology nursing education.
This is an exceptional opportunity to lead the development of the mission of oncology research and provide strong collaboration to develop statewide cancer prevention screening programs targeting underserved and minority populations in Arkansas. The Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Professor will interact closely with other scientists at the premier Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the state’s only comprehensive cancer treatment and research facility. In addition, the College of Nursing has partnerships with many magnet clinical centers that are in close proximity to campus.