Open Faculty Positions

Current open positions:

Assistant Professor, Clinical Title Series, UK College of Nursing
Full-time, Non-Tenure Track

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.

 

Required/Preferred Education, Experience and Licensing/Certification:

  • Doctoral degree in nursing required 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.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related professional clinical practice nursing experience within the last 5 years. 
  • Active Kentucky license as a Registered Nurse.

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Lecturer, Lecturer Title Series, UK College of Nursing
Full-time, Non-Tenure Track

The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing Undergraduate Program is seeking a Lecturer Title Series (tenure-ineligible) Lecturer. This position is a 10 month appointment with an anticipated Distribution of Effort of about 90-95% Teaching and Advising, and 5-10% Service/Professional Development 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 Undergraduate and Graduate programs within the College of Nursing. This position requires an individual to provide teaching, advising, and mentoring of students in coursework offered in the clinical simulation learning center and UK clinical enterprise. This candidate will contribute to scholarly practice and advancing nursing professionalism. Candidate will design, implement and evaluate curriculum offered in the Clinical Simulation Learning Center. They will plan and evaluate student experiences and provide experience in clinical simulation with low- and high-fidelity simulators. The required education and experience include an earned master’s degree in nursing. Doctorate or PhD in nursing preferred. Preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education preferred, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation. Successful teaching experience in clinical simulation with low and high-fidelity simulators is preferred. An active unencumbered Kentucky license as a registered nurse and a minimum of 2 years of related professional clinical practice nursing experience within the last 5 years is required.

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.

Required/Preferred Education, Experience and Licensing/Certification:

  • Master's degree in nursing required. DNP/PhD preferred. 
  • Minimum of 2 years professional nursing experience within the last 5 years required.
  • Clinical Simulation experience preferred.
  • Active unencumbered Kentucky license as a Registered Nurse.

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Assistant, Associate, or Professor, Special Title Series, UK College of Nursing
Full-time, Tenure Track

The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing Graduate Program is seeking a Special Title Series (tenure-eligible) Assistant/Associate/Professor (open-rank). This position is a 12-month appointment with an anticipated Distribution of Effort of about 35% Teaching and Advising, 40% Clinical Practice Activities, 15% Research and Scholarly Activity, and 10% Service/Professional Development which will be reviewed annually. We anticipate a start date of January 1, 2023.

This position, based in Lexington, KY, and will assist in MSN/DNP program instruction needed to expand and resource the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) specialty program in the College of Nursing. This position requires an individual to provide teaching, advising, and mentoring related to the delivery of care to psychiatric mental health populations in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings, contributions to scholarly practice, and in advancing nursing professionalism as an advanced practice nurse. Position responsibilities include designing, implementing, and evaluating didactic and clinical courses in the College’s Graduate Nursing programs, planning and evaluating student clinical experiences, and advise students in the DNP program. Candidate will guide DNP student projects and serve on advisory boards and committees designed to develop and establish priorities for nursing services. This position requires the candidate to provide clinical services as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and participate as an active inter professional team member. Collaboration with UK Healthcare providers, administrators and staff is required. Candidate is expected to participate in the assessment, planning and implementation and evaluation of applicable programs, projects, scholarship and research anticipating the submission of manuscripts for publication and presentations of scholarly activities in peer-reviewed venues. Participation as an investigator or as a co-investigator on evidence-based practice or research projects and grant proposals. The required education and experience include an earned PhD or DNP degree with a specialization

KBN certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Practice and academic experience and dual certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner preferred.

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. The Assistant Dean of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity (DEI) is Dr. Jean Edward, 315 CON Building, 751 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0232

At the time of application we ask that you provide a Curriculum Vitae. You also have the option to upload academic transcripts and references (Specific Request 1) as additional attachments.

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 worklife 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.

Required/Preferred Education, Experience and Licensing/Certification:

  • Doctoral degree in nursing required or doctoral degree in associated field with master's degree in nursing. 
  • Specialization as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
  • Active Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
  • Active Kentucky license as a Registered Nurse.

APPLY HERE

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