Open Faculty Positions

The UK College of Nursing has the following open faculty positions:

 

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 and have the capacity to serve as the Assistant Dean of the PhD Program and Scholarly 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/179637 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 Renee Denney, administrative assistant, graduate program, renee.denney@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) Assistant or Associate Professor: Graduate Program (Practice-focused)

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 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. Candidate must be eligible for licensure as an advance practice registered nurse (APRN) in the state of Kentucky.  Experience shall include academic nursing with credentials for a clinical appointment, ideally one day a week, at UK HealthCare or an affiliated clinical partner.

The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, practice and service. 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 https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/222045 or under requisition number FE01877 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. Lisa Jackson, administrative assistant, lisa.jackson@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

 

Regular Title Series (Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor or Higher: Undergraduate Program (Research-focused)

 The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time position in the College of Nursing. This tenure-track position will report to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Faculty and IPE Faculty Affairs. Expectations of the position include generating an active program of research supported by extramural funding; ongoing record of scholarly productivity including publications and presentations; teaching to include undergraduate classroom and online instruction; advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; serving on doctoral 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.

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 applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials including current curriculum vitae, three professional letters of recommendation (upload under Specific Request 1), and a cover letter must be submitted online. Submit the materials online here: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/223331 or search under requisition number FE01889 via UK Jobs:  https://ukjobs.uky.edu.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Ellen Hahn, Chair, Tenure-Eligible Faculty Search Committee; c/o Ms. Lisa Jackson, administrative assistant, lisa.jackson@uky.edu

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

 

Clinical Title Series Assistant Professor: Undergraduate Program

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is seeking a faculty member to increase nursing research collaboration and scholarly activities between the College of Nursing and UK HealthCare and provide undergraduate teaching/advising. This position will develop opportunities for clinical inquiry and scholarship for staff nurses, as well as support ER Trauma nursing staff-led practice inquiries and efforts to develop evidence-based practice.

Other responsibilities include:
• Develop opportunities for clinical inquiry and scholarship for staff nurses.
• Support ER Trauma nursing staff-led practice inquiries and efforts to develop evidence-based practice.
• Provide mentorship and support for ER Trauma research among professional staff, particularly those seeking graduate degrees.
• Incorporate interdisciplinary collaboration to generate a rich and robust ER Trauma research culture
• Monitoring projects and academic activity of the research nurse scientist must be logged on a tracking document.

The qualified candidate will have a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) or doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree or other doctorate in nursing with expertise in research and teaching. Expectation of independent investigator status with grant funding and engagement with others in original research activities to advance health services and health policies. Teaching and mentoring/advising activities with doctoral students with interest areas related to health disparities, social determinants of health, access to care, health literacy and health insurance literacy, underserved populations, minority and rural populations and health care reform policy and health policy. Clinical Service appointment with UKHC as a Research Nurse Scientist, to develop opportunities for clinical inquiry and scholarship for staff nurses developing evidence-based practice.

Candidate must be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Kentucky. Experience shall include teaching experience including online and/or distance learning format; research focus in original research activities to advance health services and health policies, expectation for successful doctoral student mentorship; expertise in area of clinical specialty; evidence of excellence in clinical practice; credentials for an appointment at UK HealthCare.

The candidate must have a strong commitment to research, teaching, scholarship, and service. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application materials should include the following:
• Cover letter
• Current Curriculum Vitae
• Three professional letters of recommendation (upload under Specific Request 1)

Applicants can find the application here or or search under requisition number FE01904 via UK Jobs https://ukjobs.uky.edu.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Zim Okoli, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, c/o Lisa Jackson at lisa.jackson@uky.edu.

Dr. Zim Okoli, Professor
Chair of Faculty Search Committee