Associate Professor or Professor, College of Nursing

University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY (30+ days ago)4.2


Required License/Registration/Certification
The successful candidate with a nursing degree must be eligible for or hold licensure in the state of Kentucky.

Job Summary
Full-Time Faculty Position: Associate Professor or Professor

Research Focused Faculty Position (tenure-track) – up to 12-Month Appointment

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (up to 12-month) position in the College of Nursing. This tenure-track position will report to the Associate Dean of Research and PhD Faculty Affairs. Expectations of the position include maintaining an active program of research supported by extramural funding; ongoing record of scholarly productivity including publications and presentations; teaching to include classroom and online instruction; advising and mentoring graduate students; serving on PhD and DNP student advisory committees appropriate to candidate’s expertise; active involvement in university and college committees as well as service to the profession.

Qualifications include a doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree or comparable research-focused doctorate in nursing or related field. Applicants with a nursing degree must be eligible for or hold RN licensure in the state of Kentucky. A research program aligned with prevention of diseases with a high incidence in the state of Kentucky including cancer, cardiovascular disease and substance abuse, or in other areas of faculty research strength including health disparities; health policy; human lactation; maternal-child health and perinatal addiction; radon and other environmental risk reduction; self-care of chronic conditions; or tobacco prevention, treatment and/or policy is highly preferred.

The ideal candidate will have an established record of extramural research funding and scholarly productivity, including peer reviewed publications and presentations; potential for research collaboration with other faculty members; experience teaching, including online and/or distance learning format; evidence of successful mentorship of doctoral students including student scholarship and the capacity to support the university’s strategic objective of facilitating interdisciplinary research and collaborative scholarship.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials including current curriculum vitae, three professional letters of recommendation (upload under Specific Request 1), and a cover letter must be submitted online. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Ellen Hahn, Chair, Tenure-Eligible Faculty Search Committee; c/o Ms. Jackie Carbuccia, administrative assistant, graduate program, jackie.carbuccia@uky.edu.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.