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

Debby Bonaminio
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: DTBonaminio@uams.edu

Information about Little Rock

Undergraduate Faculty

MNSc/BSN Faculty — full-time (1 position)

This is a non-tenure track, 12-month, full-time faculty position. The candidate will assume didactic responsibilities for the mental health course in the undergraduate BSN program and will also have clinical responsibilities in the Health Assessment and Foundations courses as well as other courses as assigned in the undergraduate BSN program. The candidate will also assume teaching responsibilities in the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s or higher nursing degree required. Doctoral degree or in-process doctoral degree preferred.
  • Current unencumbered Arkansas nursing license
  • Two years’ classroom and clinical teaching experience level preferred
  • At least 2 years’ clinical experience in mental health nursing preferred
  • Demonstration of scholarship related activities, e.g., published manuscripts, abstracts at conferences, grant funding, preferred

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

Nursing Graduate Faculty

DNP/MNSc Faculty − part-time (1 position)

This is a 12-month, part-time faculty position.  The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities within the DNP and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP programs.

Qualifications:

  • DNP required
  • Unencumbered Arkansas RN; APRN licensure and current certification in AG-PCNP
  • Two years teaching experience at the graduate level, DNP/AGPCNP preferred
  • Demonstration of scholarship related activities, e.g. published manuscripts, abstracts at conferences, grant funding, preferred
  • Been a preceptor for APRN students, preferred

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

DNP/MNSc Faculty – Fayetteville − full-time (1 position)

This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position on the UAMS Northwest Campus in Fayetteville.  The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities within the DNP and MNSc programs.

Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in nursing (DNP, PhD)
  • Unencumbered Arkansas RN; APRN licensure, current certification in specialty, and prescriptive authority
  • Two years teaching experience at the graduate level, preferred
  • Demonstration of scholarship related activities, e.g., published manuscripts, abstracts at conferences, grant funding, preferred
  • Eligibility to practice within the college’s faculty practice plan

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

DNP/MNSc Faculty − full-time (1 position)

This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position.  The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities within the DNP and graduate programs.

Qualifications:

  • DNP preferred or currently enrolled in a doctoral program
  • Unencumbered Arkansas RN nursing license
  • Nationally certified in one of the NP specialties, preferred
  • Currently practicing as an APRN, preferred
  • Demonstration of scholarship related activities, e.g. published manuscripts, abstracts at conferences, grant funding, preferred
  • Two years’ teaching experience at the graduate level, DNP preferred
  • Research design, analytics and/or informatics expertise preferred

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

PhD Research Faculty

Assistant Dean for Research and Scholarship Faculty – full-time (1 position)

The College of Nursing seeks a visionary nurse scientist to enhance and promote innovative research as our inaugural Assistant Dean of Research and Scholarship.  This is a 12-month, full-time tenure track faculty position with 40 percent effort as Assistant Dean and the remaining 60 percent effort at the Associate or Full Professor rank with expectations to engage in teaching, research, and service.

The Assistant Dean reports to the Associate Dean of Research.  Responsibilities include mentoring junior faculty in research and scholarship, co-coordinating the College of Nursing’s Research Intensive Faculty Experience, and fostering research collaborations with our eight regional centers.  As a member of the leadership team, the Assistant Dean will be expected to be a representative for the College’s research interests within UAMS and the regional centers.

Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in research
  • Academic credentials and leadership skills to qualify for associate or full professor rank
  • A meritorious program of extramural funded research, including National Institute of Health RO1 or Center Grant funding
  • Current, focused clinical research program
  • Excellent mentoring skills
  • Experience coordinating and facilitating team science and faculty research collaborations
  • Excellent understanding of federal and foundation funding opportunities

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

Junior Research Faculty – full-time (1 position)

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

Qualifications:

  • Master’s and PhD degrees in nursing
  • Completed/completing a Post-doctoral program
  • Teaching experience in a nursing program preferred
  • Evidence of a beginning program of research

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.