Current Faculty Open Positions

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.

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

Candidates should submit a letter of application and vitae to:

Chris Dumas
Executive Assistant
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: cdumas@uams.edu

Information about Little Rock

Nursing Undergraduate Faculty

BSN Contract Faculty

This is a temporary, contract faculty position without benefits. The candidate will assume clinical teaching responsibilities within the undergraduate program.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s or higher nursing degree required
  • 3-5 years’ nursing experience
  • Current unencumbered RN or advanced practice nursing license with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas.
  • Previous teaching experience preferred.

Letters of application now being accepted.

Nursing Graduate Faculty

MNSC and DNP Contract Faculty

This is a temporary, contract faculty position without benefits. The candidate will assume clinical oversight of students in the nurse practitioner specialties or teach advanced health assessment practicum.

Qualifications:

  • Masters or doctoral degree in nursing
  • Unencumbered Arkansas RN; APRN licensure; and current certification in specialty
  • Previous teaching experience preferred

Letters of application now being accepted. Please send letter and vitae to Chris Dumas (CDumas@uams.edu).

Nurse Practitioner Faculty – FNP  (1 position)

This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position.  The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities within the DNP and MNSc programs while also engaging in the scholarship and service mission of the College of Nursing.

Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in nursing.  Consideration will be given to candidate in a doctoral program.
  • Current unencumbered RN and advanced practice nursing license with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas.
  • Current certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Teaching experience in a nursing program.  Graduate level teaching experience, preferred.
  • Demonstration of scholarship related activities, e.g., published manuscripts, presentations at conferences, and/or extramural grant funding.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Letters of application now being accepted.  Position available immediately.

PhD Research Faculty

Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing Research Faculty (1 position)

This is a tenure-track, 12-month, full-time faculty position. The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities within the graduate programs and pursue a program of funded research.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s and doctoral degree in nursing with a focus on oncology nursing required.
  • Current unencumbered RN or advanced practice nursing license with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas.
  • Teaching experience in a nursing program. Graduate level teaching experience preferred.
  • Demonstration of scholarship related activities, e.g., published manuscripts, presentations at conferences, and extramural grant funding in oncology.
  • Evidence of a program of research, specifically in oncology.

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

Research Faculty — (1 position)

This is a tenure-track, 12-month, full-time faculty position. The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities within the graduate programs and pursue a program of funded research.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s or higher nursing degree required. Research doctorate in nursing or related field required.
  • Current unencumbered RN or advanced practice nursing license with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas.
  • Teaching experience in a nursing program. Graduate level teaching experience preferred.
  • Demonstration of scholarship related activities, e.g., published manuscripts, presentations at conferences, and extramural grant funding.
  • Evidence of a program of research

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

Research Faculty — (1 position)

This is a tenure-track, 12-month, full-time faculty position.  The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities within the graduate programs and pursue a program of funded research.

Qualifications:

  • Research doctorate in nursing required.
  • Current unencumbered RN or advanced practice nursing license with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas.
  • Teaching experience in a baccalaureate nursing program.  Graduate level teaching experience, preferred.
  • Demonstration of scholarship related activities, e.g., published manuscripts, presentations at conferences, and extramural grant funding.
  • Evidence of a program of research
  • Eligible for appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

Administrative Role

Associate Dean of Academic Programs

This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position with the opportunity for tenure or non-tenure track. Administrative duties constitute 50% effort with the remaining 50% effort allotted to the faculty role.

  • Doctoral degree in nursing.
  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Arkansas.
  • Teaching experience in graduate and undergraduate nursing programs.
  • Accreditation experience, leading program accreditation and involvement in institutional accreditation.
  • Academic leadership experience as a program director, chair, or assistant/associate dean.
  • Qualified for faculty appointment at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor.  The ideal candidate will have national recognition as an educator, clinician, research scientist, and/or leader within the nursing profession.

See the following link for more information about the Associate Dean position: https://nursing.uams.edu/ad-academic-programs/

 Associate Dean of Research

This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position.  Administrative duties constitute 50% effort with the remaining 50% effort allotted to the faculty role.

  • Doctoral degree in nursing or related field.
  • Significant record of scholarly achievement and sustained program of extramurally funded research.
  • Teaching experience in graduate nursing programs.
  • Qualified for faculty appointment at the rank of professor or associate professor.
  • National recognition as a research scientist and leader.
  • Administrative experience related to personnel matters.
  • Must be eligible for tenure.

See the following link for more information about the Associate Dean position: https://nursing.uams.edu/associate-dean-of-research/