Open Faculty Positions

Current open positions:

Lecturer, College of Nursing

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (10-month) position in the Bachelor of Science 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 and/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.

Qualifications include a Master’s degree in nursing or other relevant healthcare degree, Doctor of nursing practice (DNP), doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree or other doctorate in nursing. Active Kentucky license as a registered nurse, with a minimum of two years of full-time or equivalent experience employed as a nurse within the last 5 years is required. 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. Demonstrated ability for effective didactic and clinical teaching in public/population health nursing is preferred.  Demonstrated experience in promoting health equity is preferred. Demonstrated ability for professional development, community engagement and leadership is preferred.

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Assistant or Associate Professor, College of 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. Position duties require classroom and/or online instruction; supervision of nursing students in clinical settings; advising students; involvement on college committees; clinical scholarship and membership in professional organizations, as well as service in clinical practice. Position may include teaching across the Undergraduate Program tracks: Traditional BSN, Accelerated BSN (ABSN) and RN-BSN.

Qualifications include a doctor of nursing practice (DNP), doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree or other doctorate in nursing preferred (MSN eligible). The successful candidate must have an active Kentucky RN license. A minimum of two years of full-time or equivalent experience employed as a nursing educator within the past five years is required. Previous teaching and course coordination in adult health nursing, including medical/surgical nursing, in an accredited BSN program is preferred. Previous teaching experience in pathopharmacology is also preferred. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills are required. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and service.

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