The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (12-month) tenure-track position with primary teaching responsibilities in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program in areas of expertise, including online or classroom instruction.
Other responsibilities include supervision and monitoring of students in clinical settings; advising students in the DNP program and serving on DNP and PhD doctoral student committees in area of expertise; maintaining a record of scholarly productivity; clinical appointment at UK Healthcare or affiliated clinical partner; active involvement in university and college committees as well as service to the profession.
The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, practice and service. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application materials should include the following:
Current Curriculum Vitae
Three professional letters of recommendation (upload under Specific Request 1)
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Ellen Hahn, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, c/o Lisa Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Doctorate in nursing from an accredited college or university, confirmed by an official transcript from the degree granting institution.
Required Related Experience:
Experience in academic nursing with credentials for a clinical appointment, ideally one day a week, at UK Healthcare or an affiliated clinical partner.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky, with certification as an advance practice nurse in acute care-gerontology or psych-mental health specialties with appropriate credentials and expertise.
The preferred candidate will have the flexibility to meet the college's graduate student teaching and advising missions at both the Lexington and Louisville learning sites. Ideally, the candidate will have experience teaching including online and/or distance learning format; evidence of successful doctoral student mentorship including student scholarship; demonstrate productivity in scholarly activities; expertise in area of clinical specialty; evidence of excellence in clinical practice or leadership; credentials for an appointment at UK HealthCare and/or UK affiliate and potential to serve as coordinator of appropriate clinical specialty track.
Experience in graduate level teaching in an online format and advising graduate students.
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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.