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Assistant Professor, College of Nursing - Medical Surgical

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing - Medical Surgical

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/5/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant Professor, College of Nursing - Medical Surgical


Requisition Number
FE04029


Working Title
Assistant Professor


Department Name
7E100:NURSING INSTRUCTION


Work Location
Lexington, KY


Type of Position
Faculty


Position Time Status
Full-Time


Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track


Required Education

Doctoral degree required. Doctoral degree in Nursing preferred.



Required Related Experience

Doctorate degree in nursing preferred and a minimum of 2 years of professional nursing experience within the last 5 years required. Experience in Medical Surgical required and successful teaching with baccalaureate nursing students experience preferred.



Required License/Registration/Certification

Active unencumbered Kentucky license as a registered nurse.



Job Summary

The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing Undergraduate Program is seeking a UKHC Clinical Faculty of Excellence- Assistant Professor, (tenure-ineligible) Clinical Title Series. This position is a 10-month appointment with an anticipated Distribution of Effort of about 50-70% Teaching and Advising, 0-40% Clinical Practice/Instruction, 0-10% Research and Scholarly Activity, and 5-10% Service and Professional Development, which will be reviewed annually. The salary range for this position is $75,000-$90,000. This position has established funding from UKHC for one year, with the potential for an extension. We anticipate a start date on or after August 1, 2024.



This position, based in Lexington, KY, will assist in the undergraduate program instruction and includes teaching, advising, mentoring and clinical instruction in the medical surgical courses in our BSN track. Additional teaching assignments may be considered in other core BSN nursing courses. This position requires classroom and online instruction, supervision of nursing students in clinical settings, involvement on college committees, scholarship, collaboration with other faculty and staff in nursing education. Preferred experience with advising and successful teaching of adult students, and possess strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. The required education and experience include a doctorate degree. Doctorate degree in nursing preferred and a minimum of 2 years of professional nursing experience within the last 5 years required. An active, unencumbered Kentucky RN license is required. Experience in Medical Surgical required and successful teaching with baccalaureate nursing students experience preferred.



The College of Nursing has two Assistant Professor, 10-month positions available. In order to be considered for each position, we request you please submit an application to each. For specific request #1, please attach three letters of recommendation.



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 for Inclusive Excellence is Dr. Jean Edward, 315 CON Building, 751 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0232



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.



Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No


Preferred Education/Experience

Doctorate degree in nursing preferred.Experience in Medical Surgical required and successful teaching with baccalaureate nursing students experiencepreferred.



Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled
Yes


University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.