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Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

Requisition Number FE03220

Working Title Assistant Professor

Department Name 7E100:NURSING INSTRUCTION

Work Location Lexington, KY

Type of Position Faculty

Position Time Status Full-Time

Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track

Required Education The required education and experience include an earned doctoral degree in nursing or doctoral degree in associated field with baccalaureate in nursing and master's degree in nursing.

Required Related Experience Kentucky Board of Nursing ( KDN ) certification as an Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and an active Kentucky license as a registered nurse is also required. A minimum of 2 years of related professional clinical practice nursing experience within the last 5 years.

Required License/Registration/Certification Kentucky Board of Nursing ( KDN ) certification as an Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse
Practitioner and an active Kentucky license as a registered nurse is required.

Job Summary The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing Graduate Program is seeking a Clinical Title Series (tenure-ineligible) Assistant Professor. This position is a 12-month appointment with an anticipated Distribution of Effort of about 40-55% Teaching and Advising, 35-40% Clinical Practice Activities, 5-10% Research and Scholarly Activity, and 5-10% Service which will be reviewed annually. We anticipate a start date of January 1, 2023.

This position, based in Lexington, KY, will assist in the expansion and resource the Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialty education, and practice in the graduate program within the College of Nursing. This position requires an individual to provide teaching, advising, mentoring and leadership for the College and University and building scholarly practice related to delivery of care to acute and chronically ill populations in inpatient/outpatient clinical settings. This candidate will contribute to scholarly practice and in advancing nursing professionalism as an advance practice nurse. Candidate will design, implement and evaluate the assigned didactic and clinical courses in the College's graduate program. They will plan and evaluate student clinical experiences, and guide DNP student projects also serving on advisory committees. The candidate will engage in an active role within the College of Nursing's scholarly activities including submissions of manuscripts for publications, presentation of scholarly activities in peer-reviewed venues and collaboration with research projects, grant proposals, and evidence-based practice research projects. Additionally, the candidate will provide clinical services as an Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG_ACNP). The required education and experience include an earned doctoral degree in nursing or doctoral degree in associated field with baccalaureate in nursing and master's degree in nursing. Kentucky Board of Nursing ( KDN ) certification as an Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and an active Kentucky license as a registered nurse is also required. A minimum of 2 years of related professional clinical practice nursing experience within the last 5 years.

Faculty and staff of the College of Nursing ( CON ) are committed to creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect where students are encouraged to achieve their highest potential, regardless of, but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, ability, and socioeconomic status. The goal is to work together as a diverse group of engaged students, faculty, and staff to ensure all feel welcome, safe, accepted, and included. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and all interested and qualified people.

Employment at UK is subject to fund availability and comes with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well-being and career development, with leadership striving to provide a strong work life integration. The university generously contributes to employees' retirement plans, medical coverage, and life insurance. In addition, UK offers optional benefits such as dental and vision insurance, additional retirement plans and much more. To learn more about these benefits, please visit: www.uky.edu/HR/benefits .

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled Yes

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.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, Education / Teaching , Lexington, Kentucky

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