Open Faculty Positions

The UK College of Nursing has five open faculty positions.

Clinical Title Series (Non-Tenure Track): Undergraduate Nursing Program - High Acuity (Intensive Care)

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (10-month) position in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. This non-tenure track position includes developing, coordinating, and teaching content in an undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. It includes classroom or online instruction; supervision of nursing students in the nursing skills lab and clinical settings; advising students; involvement on college committees; clinical scholarship and membership in professional organizations. It may include service in clinical practice.

Qualifications include a doctor of nursing practice (DNP), doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree or other doctorate in nursing preferred (MSN eligible) with a certification as an advance practice nurse in acute care and eligible for licensure as an advance practice registered nurse (APRN) in the state of Kentucky. The successful candidate must have an active Kentucky RN license. A minimum of two years of full-time or equivalent nursing experience within the last five years is required in the specialty area of High Acuity Nursing (Intensive Care). Previous teaching experience in an accredited BSN program is preferred. Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills are required. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and service.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials including current curriculum vitae, three professional letters of recommendation (Specific Request 1), and a cover letter must be submitted online to http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/162964 or under requisition number FE01223 via UK Jobs:  https://ukjobs.uky.edu.  For questions regarding the submittal of application materials, contact UK Human Resources at:  UKJobs@email.uky.edu or call (859)257-8555, option 2.  Review of application will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Fran Hardin-Fanning, Chair, Undergraduate Faculty Search Committee; c/o Ms. Rene Palumbo, administrative assistant, undergraduate program, rene.palumbo@uky.edu.

PLEASE NOTE THAT TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT for this position you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system. 


Dr. Fran Hardin-Fanning, Assistant Professor
Chair, College of Nursing Non-Tenure Faculty Search Committee

 

Clinical Title Series (Non-Tenure Track): Undergraduate Nursing Program - Pediatric Nursing

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (10-month) position in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. This non-tenure track position includes developing, coordinating, and teaching content in an undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. It includes classroom or online instruction; supervision of nursing students in the nursing skills lab and clinical settings; advising students; involvement on college committees; clinical scholarship and membership in professional organizations. It may include service in clinical practice.

Qualifications include a doctor of nursing practice (DNP), doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree or other doctorate in nursing preferred (MSN eligible) with a certification as an advance practice nurse in one of the following specialties: pediatrics or acute care pediatrics and eligible for licensure as an advance practice registered nurse (APRN) in the state of Kentucky. The successful candidate must have an active Kentucky RN license. A minimum of two years of full-time or equivalent nursing experience within the last five years is required in the specialty area of Pediatric Nursing. Previous teaching experience in an accredited BSN program is preferred. Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills are required. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and service.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials including current curriculum vitae, three professional letters of recommendation (Specific Request 1), and a cover letter must be submitted online to https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/162921 or under requisition number FE01222 via UK Jobs:  https://ukjobs.uky.edu.  For questions regarding the submittal of application materials, contact UK Human Resources at:  UKJobs@email.uky.edu or call (859)257-8555, option 2.  Review of application will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Fran Hardin-Fanning, Chair, Undergraduate Faculty Search Committee; c/o Ms. Rene Palumbo, administrative assistant, undergraduate program, rene.palumbo@uky.edu.

PLEASE NOTE THAT TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT for this position you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system. 


Dr. Fran Hardin-Fanning, Assistant Professor
Chair, College of Nursing Non-Tenure Faculty Search Committee

 

Regular Title Series (Tenure-Track) Assistant, Associate or Professor: Graduate Program (Research-focused)

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (up to 12-month) position in the College of Nursing. This tenure-track position will report to the Associate Dean of Research and PhD Faculty Affairs. Expectations of the position include maintaining an active program of research supported by extramural funding; ongoing record of scholarly productivity including peer reviewed publications and presentations; teaching to include classroom and online instruction; advising and mentoring of graduate students; serving on PhD and DNP student advisory committees appropriate to candidate’s expertise; active involvement in university and college committees as well as service to the profession.

Qualifications include a doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree or comparable research-focused doctorate in nursing or related field. Applicants with a nursing degree must be eligible for or hold RN licensure in the state of Kentucky.      

The ideal candidate will have initial evidence of the ability to develop a program of extramurally funded research, such as a history of grant funding and scholarly productivity including peer reviewed publications and presentations; and potential for collaboration with faculty in one of the areas of college research strengths: cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment, health disparities; health policy; human lactation; maternal-child health and perinatal addiction; radon and other environmental risk reduction; self-care of chronic conditions; substance abuse; or tobacco prevention, treatment and/or policy. Completion of a post-doctoral fellowship and the capacity to support the university's strategic objective of facilitating interdisciplinary research and collaborative scholarship are highly preferred.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials including current curriculum vitae, three professional letters of recommendation, and a cover letter must be submitted online to http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/178817 or under requisition number FE01383 via UK Jobs:  https://ukjobs.uky.edu.  For questions regarding the submittal of application materials, contact UK Human Resources at:  UKJobs@email.uky.edu or call (859) 257-8555, option 2.  Review of application will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Ellen Hahn, Chair, Tenure-Eligible Faculty Search Committee; c/o Ms. Jackie Carbuccia, administrative assistant, graduate program, jackie.carbuccia@uky.edu

PLEASE NOTE THAT TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT for this position you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system as indicated above.

Dr. Ellen Hahn, Professor
Chair, College of Nursing Tenure-Track Faculty Search Committee

Dr. Tom Kelly, Associate Dean of Research and PhD Faculty Affairs

 

Regular Title Series (Tenure-Track) Associate Professor or Professor: Graduate Program (Research-focused)

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (up to 12-month) position in the College of Nursing. This tenure-track position will report to the Associate Dean of Research and PhD Faculty Affairs. Expectations of the position include maintaining an active program of research supported by extramural funding; ongoing record of scholarly productivity including publications and presentations; teaching to include classroom and online instruction; advising and mentoring graduate students; serving on PhD and DNP student advisory committees appropriate to candidate’s expertise; active involvement in university and college committees as well as service to the profession.

Qualifications include a doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree or comparable research-focused doctorate in nursing or related field. Applicants with a nursing degree must be eligible for or hold RN licensure in the state of Kentucky. A research program aligned with prevention of diseases with a high incidence in the state of Kentucky including cancer, cardiovascular disease and substance abuse, or in other areas of faculty research strength including health disparities; health policy; human lactation; maternal-child health and perinatal addiction; radon and other environmental risk reduction; self-care of chronic conditions; or tobacco prevention, treatment and/or policy is highly preferred.

The ideal candidate will have an established record of extramural research funding and scholarly productivity, including peer reviewed publications and presentations; potential for research collaboration with other faculty members; experience teaching, including online and/or distance learning format; evidence of successful mentorship of doctoral students including student scholarship and the capacity to support the university's strategic objective of facilitating interdisciplinary research and collaborative scholarship.      

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials including current curriculum vitae, three professional letters of recommendation, and a cover letter must be submitted online to http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/178827 or under requisition number FE01382 via UK Jobs:  https://ukjobs.uky.edu.  For questions regarding the submittal of application materials, contact UK Human Resources at:  UKJobs@email.uky.edu or call (859) 257-8555, option 2.  Review of application will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Ellen Hahn, Chair, Tenure-Eligible Faculty Search Committee; c/o Ms. Jackie Carbuccia, administrative assistant, graduate program, jackie.carbuccia@uky.edu

PLEASE NOTE THAT TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT for this position you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system as indicated above.

Dr. Ellen Hahn, Professor
Chair, College of Nursing Tenure-Track Faculty Search Committee

Dr. Tom Kelly, Associate Dean of Research and PhD Faculty Affairs

 

Special Title Series (Tenure-Track): Graduate Program

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (10-month) tenure-track position with primary responsibilities for teaching in areas of expertise at both Lexington and Louisville sites including online or classroom instruction; advising and mentoring DNP students and serving on DNP and PhD student advisory committees appropriate to candidate’s expertise; clinical supervision of DNP students; maintaining a record of scholarly productivity; active involvement in university and college committees as well as service to the profession as well as maintaining a limited clinical appointment appropriate to the candidate’s credentials.
The ideal candidate will have a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) or doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree or other doctorate in nursing with a certification as an advance practice nurse in one of the following specialties: acute care or primary care, with appropriate credentials and expertise. Candidate must be eligible for licensure as an advance practice registered nurse (APRN) in the state of Kentucky.  Experience shall include teaching experience teaching including online and/or distance learning format; evidence of successful doctoral student mentorship; expertise in area of clinical specialty; evidence of excellence in clinical practice o; credentials for an appointment at UK HealthCare and/or UK affiliate, and potential to serve as coordinator of appropriate clinical specialty track.  
Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
A review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 
Application materials including current curriculum vitae, three professional letters of recommendation (Specific Request 1 under required documents), and a cover letter must be submitted online to http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/160231 or under requisition number FE160231 via UK Jobs:  https://ukjobs.uky.edu.
For questions regarding the submittal of application materials, contact UK Human Resources at:  UKJobs@email.uky.edu or call (859)257-8555, option 2.  
Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Ellen Hahn, Chair, Tenure-Eligible Faculty Search Committee; c/o Ms. Mary Gregory, administrative assistant, mary.gregory@uky.edu

PLEASE NOTE THAT TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT for this position you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system as indicated above. 


Dr. Ellen Hahn, Professor
Chair, College of Nursing Tenure-Track Faculty Search Committee

 

Special Title Series (Tenure-Track): Assistant, Associate or Professor (Practice-focused)

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (up to 12-month) tenure-track position with primary responsibilities for teaching in areas of expertise at Lexington or other instructional locations including online or classroom instruction; advising and mentoring DNP students and serving on DNP and PhD student advisory committees appropriate to candidate’s expertise; clinical supervision of DNP students; maintaining a record of scholarly productivity; active involvement in university and college committees as well as service to the profession as well as maintaining a limited clinical appointment appropriate to the candidate’s credentials.

The ideal candidate will have a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) or doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree or other doctorate in nursing with expertise as a nurse executive/systems leader or a certification as an advanced practice nurse in one of the following specialties is required: acute care, primary care or psychiatric-mental health with appropriate credentials and expertise. Candidate must be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse and/or advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) in the state of Kentucky.  Experience shall include teaching experience teaching including online and/or distance learning format; evidence of successful doctoral student mentorship; expertise in area of clinical specialty; evidence of excellence in clinical practice; credentials for an appointment at UK HealthCare and/or UK affiliate, and potential to serve as coordinator of appropriate clinical specialty track. 

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

A review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application materials including current curriculum vitae, three professional letters of recommendation (Specific Request 1 under required documents), and a cover letter must be submitted online to http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/183162 or under requisition number FE01421 via UK Jobs:  https://ukjobs.uky.edu.

For questions regarding the submittal of application materials, contact UK Human Resources at: UKJobs@email.uky.edu or call (859)257-8555, option 2. 

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Ellen Hahn, Chair, Tenure-Eligible Faculty Search Committee; c/o Ms. Mary Gregory, administrative assistant, mary.gregory@uky.edu.

PLEASE NOTE THAT TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT for this position you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system as indicated above.


Dr. Ellen Hahn, Professor
Chair, College of Nursing Tenure-Track Faculty Search Committee