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Job ID: 172823

Instructor, College of Nursing
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2021
Title Instructor, College of Nursing
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Nursing - Clinical (all categories)
    Nursing - General

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (10-month) position in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. This non-tenure track position includes developing, coordinating, and teaching content in an undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Position duties require classroom and/or online instruction; supervision of nursing students in clinical settings; advising students; involvement on college committees; clinical scholarship and membership in professional organizations, as well as service in clinical practice. Position may include teaching across the Undergraduate Program tracks: Traditional BSN, Accelerated BSN (ABSN) and RN-BSN.

Qualifications include a Master’s degree in nursing required unless DNP/PhD prepared; DNP/PhD prepared APRN-BC preferred. Minimum of 2 years of professional nursing experience within the last 5 years. . The successful candidate must have an active Kentucky RN license. A minimum of two years of full-time or equivalent experience employed as a nursing educator within the past five years is required. Previous teaching and course coordination in adult health nursing, including medical/surgical nursing, in an accredited BSN program is preferred. Experience in the operations of the Clinical Simulation and Learning Center laboratory space and equipment for undergraduate nursing students and includes a clinical practice at UK HealthCare. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills are required. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and service.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

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