Open Faculty Positions

The UK College of Nursing has five open faculty positions:

Tenure-track, Practice-Focused Faculty Position in the Special Title Series at Associate or Professor Level - 12 Month Appointment

Qualifications: 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, primary care, psychiatric-mental health, or nurse executive with appropriate credentials and expertise. Eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky.

Position summary: Responsibilities include 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. Maintaining a limited clinical appointment appropriate to the candidate’s credentials.

The ideal candidate will have experience 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 or leadership; credentials for an appointment at UK HealthCare and/or UK affiliate, and potential to serve as coordinator of appropriate clinical specialty track.

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/139041 or under requisition numberFE00910 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. Kristin Ashford, Chair, Tenure-Eligible Faculty Search Committee; c/o Ms. Jackie Carbuccia, administrative assistant, graduate program, jacqueline.carbuccia@uky.edu.   

Kristin Ashford, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAAN
Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Research, Director of Scholars in Nursing Pathway and Coordinator of Undergraduate Research Intern Option
Chair, Tenure-Eligible Faculty Search Committee

 

Research-Focused Faculty Position in the Regular Title Series (tenure-track) - 12 Month Appointment

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (12-month) position in the Graduate Nursing Program. This tenure-track position includes maintaining an active program of research supported by extramural funding; ongoing record of scholarly productivity including publications and presentations; teaching primarily in the PhD program with limited teaching in areas of expertise in the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program to include classroom and online instruction; advising and mentoring PhD 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. Research program focused in one of the following areas: prevention of diseases with a high incidence in state of Kentucky including tobacco control, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases; self-care of chronic conditions; health disparities; or health policy. Applicants with a nursing degree must be eligible for or hold RN licensure in the state of Kentucky.

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; and evidence of successful mentorship of doctoral students including student scholarship. Completion of a post-doctoral fellowship is highly preferred for early career candidates.       

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/136493 or under requisition number FE00876 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. Kristin Ashford, Chair, Tenure-Eligible Faculty Search Committee; c/o Ms. Jackie Carbuccia, administrative assistant, graduate program, jacqueline.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. 

Kristin Ashford, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAAN
Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Research, Director of Scholars in Nursing Pathway and Coordinator of Undergraduate Research Intern Option
Chair, Tenure-Eligible Faculty Search Committee

 

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

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 minimum of an earned Master’s Degree in nursing (required); doctorate in nursing (preferred) from an accredited college or university, confirmed by an official transcript from the degree-granting institution. 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 http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/137456 or under requisition number FE00897 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. Jan Forren, 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.

Jan Odom-Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
Associate Professor
Chair, College of Nursing Non-Tenure Faculty Search Committee

 

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

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 minimum of an earned Master’s Degree in nursing (required); doctorate in nursing (preferred) from an accredited college or university, confirmed by an official transcript from the degree-granting institution. 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 (Intensive Care) 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 http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/137452 or under requisition number FE00895 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. Jan Forren, 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.

Jan Odom-Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
Associate Professor
Chair, College of Nursing Non-Tenure Faculty Search Committee