Practice-Focused Faculty Position (tenure-track) at Assistant, Associate or Professor Level – up to 12-Month Appointment
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (up to 12-month) tenure-track position with primary responsibilities for teaching in areas of expertise at Lexington or other instructional locations including online or classroom instruction; advising and mentoring DNP students and serving on DNP and PhD student advisory committees appropriate to candidate’s expertise; clinical supervision of DNP students; maintaining a record of scholarly productivity; active involvement in university and college committees as well as service to the profession as well as maintaining a limited clinical appointment appropriate to the candidate’s credentials.
The ideal candidate will have a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) or doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree or other doctorate in nursing with expertise as a nurse executive/systems leader or a certification as an advanced practice nurse in one of the following specialties is required: acute care, primary care or psychiatric-mental health with appropriate credentials and expertise. Candidate must be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse and/or advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) in the state of Kentucky. Experience shall include teaching experience teaching including online and/or distance learning format; evidence of successful doctoral student mentorship; expertise in area of clinical specialty; evidence of excellence in clinical practice; credentials for an appointment at UK HealthCare and/or UK affiliate, and potential to serve as coordinator of appropriate clinical specialty track.
The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, practice and service. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application materials should include the following:
- Cover letter
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Three professional letters of recommendation (upload under Specific Request 1)
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Ellen Hahn, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, c/o Ms. Mary Gregory, administrative assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org.