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Current Faculty Open Positions

Undergraduate  Faculty

BSN Faculty—fulltime (1 position)

This non-tenure track, 10-month, fulltime faculty position will assume teaching responsibilities within the baccalaureate nursing program teaching Pharmacology I and II, and Senior Level Acute Care of Adults and Care and Management of Adults.

Qualifications:

      • MNSc or higher nursing degree required
      • Current unencumbered Arkansas nursing license
      • Two years’ classroom and clinical teaching experience at the undergraduate level preferred
      • At least 3 years’ clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefit options; vacation and sick leave benefits based on contract; cafeteria benefit plan available; and tuition benefits for employee and family.

The position is available July 1, 2015.

Graduate Faculty

DNP Faculty—fulltime (1 positions)

This 12-month, full-time faculty positions will assume teaching responsibilities within the DNP and graduate programs.

Qualifications:

      • DNP or PhD degree required
      • Unencumbered Arkansas RN nursing license
      • Nursing administration background/experience preferred
      • Two years’ teaching experience at the graduate level (DNP) preferred
      • Research design, analytics and/or informatics expertise preferred

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefit options; vacation and sick leave benefits based on contract; cafeteria benefit plan available; and tuition benefits for employee and family.

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

DNP APRN Faculty—fulltime (1 positions)

This 12-month, full-time faculty positions will assume teaching responsibilities within the DNP and graduate programs.

Qualifications:

      • DNP or PhD degree required
      • Unencumbered Arkansas RN and APRN licensure and current certification (FNP preferred)
      • Two years’ teaching experience at the graduate level (DNP) preferred
      • • Research design, analytics and/or informatics expertise preferred

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefit options; vacation and sick leave benefits based on contract; cafeteria benefit plan available; and tuition benefits for employee and family.

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner—fulltime (1 position)

This non-tenure track, 12-month contract faculty position will assume teaching responsibilities within the Master of Nursing Science Psych Mental Health specialty.

Qualifications:

      • Master’s degree in nursing; Psych Mental Health NP certification; Arkansas APRN licensure
      • Experience teaching at the graduate level preferred
      •  Evidence of an established Psych Mental Health NP practice

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefit options; vacation and sick leave benefits based on contract; cafeteria benefit plan available; and tuition benefits for employee and family.

The position is available July 15, 2015.

Pediatric Faculty—fulltime (1 position)

This 12-month contract, fulltime faculty position will assume teaching responsibilities within the Master of Nursing Science program, teaching in the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program.

Qualifications:

      • Master’s degree in nursing
      • Current unencumbered Arkansas RN and APRN licensure and current certification
      • Experience teaching at the graduate level, preferred
      • At least 3 years experience working as an APRN in a pediatric clinical setting, preferred

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefit options; vacation and sick leave benefits based on contract; cafeteria benefit plan available; and tuition benefits for employee and family.

The position is available July 15, 2015.

Research Faculty

The College of Nursing invites applications for faculty eligible for tenure to teach in the graduate programs and who can advance the research and education missions locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. This is a 12-month position.

Qualifications:

      • Master’s and PhD degrees in nursing
      • Meets criteria for Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank
      • Teaching experience in PhD nursing education program, including chairing dissertations
      • Evidence of a program of scholarship and research
      • Commitment to the College’s research mission and goals

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefit options; vacation and sick leave benefits based on contract; cafeteria benefit plan available; and tuition benefits for employee and family.

Letters of application now being accepted.

Prospective candidates must hold or be eligible for an unencumbered Arkansas RN license and, if applicable, APRN licensure. Candidates must also agree to a criminal background check and drug screening.

Candidates should submit a letter of application and vitae to

Nancy Shaver
Executive Assistant to the Dean
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
College of Nursing
4301 W. Markham, Slot 529
Little Rock, AR  72205
Phone: 501-686-5376
Fax: 501-686-7998
Email: ShaverNancyL@uams.edu

 

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