The School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications and nominations for full/part-time nursing faculty positions.
Candidates for faculty positions with expertise in Pediatrics, Maternal-Child, Family Health, Adult Health and Care-giving, Gerontology, Nurse Anesthesia, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Informatics, Instructional Design & Technology, Acute or Critical Care, and Community are encouraged to apply. Rank, tenure, and salary are competitive and commensurate with professional background and experience. Faculty may elect different degrees of emphasis on the teaching, service and scholarship components of the faculty role.
The School of Nursing’s legacy of leadership is focused on the integration of research, education, and clinical practice and evidenced in more than 14,000 alumni who serve as expert clinicians, executive nurse leaders, deans and directors of nursing programs, nurse scientists, advanced practice registered nurses, and other professional leaders. The School is ranked in the top 5% of nursing schools nationwide by U.S. News and World Report and offers innovative baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, master’s, post-master’s, doctoral, and post-doctoral programs. Program offerings include: the state’s only PhD in nursing; a Doctor of Nursing Practice program; a Master’s of Nursing program with a CRNA specialty track, 15 nurse practitioner specialty tracks with dual degree options, advanced practice tracks in geriatrics, nursing administration and clinical nurse; an accelerated master’s in nursing pathway for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing, among other unique opportunities. Most graduate courses are taught in a distance accessible format with on-campus intensives. The UAB School of Nursing is designated as a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for International Nursing- one of 10 in the U.S. Additionally, the School is one of three Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows programs and 12 VA Nursing Academies in the U.S. Based at the state’s flagship Academic Health Science Center with the 3rd largest public hospital in the nation, the School is a leader and trendsetter in collaborative science and home to the state’s only nursing-specific research center. The School is a leader and trendsetter in collaborative science with a diverse funding portfolio supporting scholarship in oncology, international nursing, HIV/AIDS, pediatrics, occupational health, aging, among others. Faculty hold over 70 appointments in university-wide research centers. The Learning Resources Center is home to a leading simulation center and provides faculty and students with interprofessional learning opportunities.
Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. Applicants interested in any of these opportunities should submit: a letter of interest that addresses the above qualifications and how their philosophy and experiences qualify them for this position, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to:
Doreen C. Harper, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Fay B. Ireland Endowed Chair in Nursing
UAB School of Nursing
1720 Second Avenue South, NB 204
Birmingham, AL 35294-1210
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