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 Faculty (1 position)

This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position with the option for non-tenure or tenure-track.  The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities primarily within the undergraduate programs and engage in the scholarship and service missions of the College of Nursing.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s or higher nursing degree required.  Doctoral degree, preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in adult medical/surgical, required
  • Critical Care experience, preferred
  • Current unencumbered RN or advanced practice nursing license with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas.
  • Three (3) years minimum teaching experience in a baccalaureate nursing program, preferred.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

 

BSN Faculty (1 position)

This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position with the option for non-tenure or tenure-track.  The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities primarily within the undergraduate programs and engage in the scholarship and service missions of the College of Nursing.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s or higher nursing degree required.  Doctoral degree, preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in adult medical/surgical required
  • Current unencumbered RN or advanced practice nursing license with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas.
  • Three (3) years minimum teaching experience in a baccalaureate nursing program, preferred.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

Nursing Graduate Faculty

Director of DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program (1 position)

This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position. The Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program is responsible for leadership and oversight of the nurse anesthesia specialty within the College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. This individual reports directly to the DNP Program Director and the Associate Dean for Practice. The Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program oversees daily operations of the program, assures compliance with the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Program’s Standards and Guidelines, and participates in the recruitment of qualified students and faculty. Additional responsibilities include the collection of data for CCNE accreditation and preparation of the annual report for the College of Nursing.

Qualifications:

  • Either a master’s degree or doctoral degree in nurse anesthesia from an accredited program and institution of higher education. Doctorate in nursing or related field required.
  • Unencumbered license as a certified registered nurse anesthetist with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas.
  • Teaching experience in a nurse anesthesia program.
  • Experience with development and implementation of nurse anesthesia curriculum.
  • Management/leadership skills; strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstration of scholarship related activities.
  • Experience with accreditation preferred.

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

 

DNP/MNSc Faculty – Fayetteville or Little Rock (1 position)

This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position on the UAMS Northwest Campus in Fayetteville or the UAMS Campus in Little Rock.  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:

  • Terminal degree in nursing (DNP, PhD)
  • Unencumbered Arkansas RN; APRN licensure, current certification in specialty, and prescriptive authority
  • Specialization in adult-gero primary care or psychiatric mental health preferred.
  • 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 (1 position)

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

Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree (PhD or DNP) in nursing
  • Unencumbered license as a certified registered nurse with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas; 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.

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.

 

PhD Research Faculty –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.

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.