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Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Sep. 28, 2022
Title Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date January 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Nursing - General
The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing Graduate Program is seeking a Clinical Title Series (tenure-ineligible) Assistant Professor. This position is a 12-month appointment with an anticipated Distribution of Effort of about 40-55% Teaching and Advising, 35-40% Clinical Practice Activities, 5-10% Research and Scholarly Activity, and 5-10% Service which will be reviewed annually. We anticipate a start date of January 1, 2023.

This position, based in Lexington, KY, will assist in the expansion and resource the Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialty education, and practice in the graduate program within the College of Nursing. This position requires an individual to provide teaching, advising, mentoring and leadership for the College and University and building scholarly practice related to delivery of care to acute and chronically ill populations in inpatient/outpatient clinical settings. This candidate will contribute to scholarly practice and in advancing nursing professionalism as an advance practice nurse. Candidate will design, implement and evaluate the assigned didactic and clinical courses in the College’s graduate program. They will plan and evaluate student clinical experiences, and guide DNP student projects also serving on advisory committees. The candidate will engage in an active role within the College of Nursing’s scholarly activities including submissions of manuscripts for publications, presentation of scholarly activities in peer-reviewed venues and collaboration with research projects, grant proposals, and evidence-based practice research projects. Additionally, the candidate will provide clinical services as an Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG_ACNP). The required education and experience include an earned doctoral degree in nursing or doctoral degree in associated field with baccalaureate in nursing and master’s degree in nursing. Kentucky Board of Nursing (KDN) certification as an Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and an active Kentucky license as a registered nurse is also required. A minimum of 2 years of related professional clinical practice nursing experience within the last 5 years.

Faculty and staff of the College of Nursing (CON) are committed to creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect where students are encouraged to achieve their highest potential, regardless of, but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, ability, and socioeconomic status. The goal is to work together as a diverse group of engaged students, faculty, and staff to ensure all feel welcome, safe, accepted, and included. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and all interested and qualified people.

Employment at UK is subject to fund availability and comes with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well-being and career development, with leadership striving to provide a strong work life integration. The university generously contributes to employees’ retirement plans, medical coverage, and life insurance. In addition, UK offers optional benefits such as dental and vision insurance, additional retirement plans and much more. To learn more about these benefits, please visit:

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

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