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Assistant Professor-Nursing

University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR 72032
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Position Information

Posting Number F0592019
Working Title Assistant Professor-Nursing
Department Org 344000 - Nursing
Position Summary

The University of Central Arkansas, School of Nursing invites applications for a tenure track, 9 month appointed, Assistant Professor position. More information about the School of Nursing and its program can be found at www.uca.edu/nursing.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The faculty member will provide instruction in the undergraduate, graduate and/or doctoral nursing programs, engage in scholarship/research, clinical practice activities, and participate in service activities at the institutional and professional level.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Possesses a passion for practice related teaching. Articulates and speaks authoritatively about the profession and its future direction. Demonstrates evidence of critical thinking including critique, analysis, evaluation, synthesis and integration in professional domains. Demonstrates evidence of publications and scholarly presentations related to advanced practice. Demonstrates evidence of interpersonal skills, networking abilities, and intraprofessional and interprofessional collaboration. Demonstrate currency in nursing knowledge, and use of technology to support teaching and patient care. Strives to improve teaching on an on-going basis.

Required Education and/or Experience

Doctoral degree in nursing (PhD or DNP) or doctorate (PhD) in related field with Masters degree in Nursing. Unencumbered RN license in Arkansas.

Preferred Education and/or Experience

Experience with learning management systems and online teaching. Experience with simulation teaching. Preference is given to candidates who have educational preparation as a nurse educator or who have experience teaching at the baccalaureate, masters, and/or doctoral levels.

License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)

Licensed as an RN in Arkansas

University, Campus, and Community Description

Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than 15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. The campus is widely acclaimed for its beauty. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas, a thriving city of approximately 65,000 in central Arkansas, and thirty minutes from Little Rock. Conway is home to several major industries, two private colleges, an excellent public school system, and strong private K12 schools. Residents have easy access to the Ouachita and Ozark National forests and pristine wildlife areas near the Buffalo National River.

Desired start date 08/16/2020
Posting Detail Information

Background Check Statement

This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UCA EEO Statement

The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.

Open Date 10/23/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references with contact information via the university online employment at https://jobs.uca.edu.
Letters of recommendation will be requested.

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