Posting Number F0542022
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Nursing
Department Org 344000 - Nursing
The University of Central Arkansas, School of Nursing invites applications for
a tenure track, 9 month appointed, Assistant/Associate Professor position.
More information about the School of Nursing and its program can be found at
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.
Skills Considered Essential for Success
-Knowledge of the organization and administration of higher education.
-Knowledge of state, federal, and university rules, regulations and
-Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment.
-Ability to work collaboratively and independently with common goals as a part
of a team.
-Ability to make sound judgments.
-Effective interpersonal communication, writing, and organizational abilities.
-Civility in all interactions.
-Demonstrate effective follow-up.
Required Education and/or Experience
Doctoral degree in nursing (PhD or DNP). APRN certification and licensure as
a Family Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
or Primary Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. Unencumbered RN license
in Arkansas. At least two years of clinical practice experience as Advanced
Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Candidates who are ABD or who have 3 or
less semesters left to complete the DNP will be considered.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
Experience with learning management systems and online teaching. Experience
with simulation teaching. Preference is given to candidates that are dual
certified as a Family and Acute Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner or
Family and Primary Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. Additional
preference include educational preparation as a Nurse Educator or who have
experience teaching at the baccalaureate, master's, and/or doctoral levels.
License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)
Compact RN license in Arkansas. APRN certification and licensure as a Family
Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner or Primary
Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner.
University, Campus, and Community Description
Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central
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. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are
dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and
Desired start date 08/16/2022
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 07/25/2022
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.
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