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Assistant Professor of Nursing  « Position Deleted on 5/15/2013 »

Institution: University of Arkansas
Location: Fayetteville, AR
Category:
  • Faculty - Medicine - Nursing
Posted: 04/22/2013
Type: Full Time
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Job Number: Y13944
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
Department: Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

Annual Salary:
$75,000

Description:
The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing in the College of Education and Health Professionals at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville invites nominations and applications for a full-time and 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of Nursing position.

The College of Education and Health Professions offers degrees at the undergraduate and graduate level with more than 4,300 students pursuing coursework both on-campus and off campus. The College is comprised of academic units based in six buildings on the Fayetteville campus. More than 200 faculty and staff are helping the College achieve its three board strategic goals: excellence in teaching, research and service; grown in enrollment and increased diversity; and increased public and private support.

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing offers a fully accredited B.S.N. degree program with 242 upper division students, 26 M.S.N. students and 19 fulltime faculty members and approximately 23 part-time faculty members, with plans to double enrollment by 2012. The school is one of five academics units in the College of Education and Health Professions and is supported by the Eleanor Mann Endowment. The School's programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and BSN program is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing seeks individuals who are committed to providing quality instruction to both undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Duties and responsibilities include the following: (1) provide classroom and clinical instruction; (2) refereed publications and presentations; (4) pursue extramural funding by writing and submitting grant proposals; (5) participate in public service and professional organizations; and (6) engage in appropriate service activities at the school, college and university levels.

This is a 9-month, tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and background. Contingent on available funding and demand, an additional summer appointment is possible. Start-up research funds are available. The anticipated starting date is August, 2013.

Minimum Requirements:
The individuals selected for these positions will be expected to possess the following required qualifications:
1. An earned doctorate from a national recognized university in Nursing or a related field:
2. At least one graduate degree must be in the field of Nursing; and
3. A current R.N. license.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:
1. Prior academic or clinical experience as a clinical nurse specialist in adult nursing, however, other specialties will be considered;
2. Previous teaching and/or clinical supervision experience;
3. Evidence of the potential for research productivity, including securing externally funded grants;
4. A record of involvement in public service and with professional organizations; and
5. Previous experience working with diverse populations.

Where To Apply?
Send nominations to the address below or to apply send a letter of interest (demonstrating how your strengths match the duties and qualifications listed above), complete vitae, copy of nursing license(s), and the names, titles, addresses, and contact numbers of three references. Transcripts will be required only from finalists. All materials and queries should be addressed to:

Wendy Sisson, RN Chair, EMSON
Search Committee
606 Razorback Rd
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Email: wsisson@uark.edu

The position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and registry check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication also shall not disqualify and applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.