Assistant, Associate or Professor, College of Nursing

Lexington, KY
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing invites qualified applicants to apply for this full-time (12-month) tenure-track position with with primary teaching responsibility in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program but may also provide a limited amount of teaching in areas of expertise in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program to include classroom and online instruction. Other responsibilities include advising and mentoring PhD students and serving on PhD and DNP student advisory committees appropriate to expertise; maintaining an active, extramurally funded program of research; ongoing record of scholarship including with students; and service to the profession, university, and college. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application materials including current curriculum vitae, three professional letters of recommendation (see Specific Request 1 under Required Documents), and a cover letter must be submitted.

For questions regarding the submittal of application materials, contact UK Human Resources at: or call (859) 257-8555, option 2.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Kristin Ashford, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, c/o Jackie Carbuccia at

Job Title
Assistant, Associate or Professor, College of Nursing

Requisition Number

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Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Research-focused doctorate in nursing or related field from an accredited college or university, confirmed by an official transcript from the degree granting institution.

Required Related Experience

The candidate will have a program of research and scholarship with expertise to complement one of the University and/or the College of Nursing strategic research areas: prevention and/or management of diseases with a high incidence in the state of Kentucky including cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and tobacco control; self-care of chronic conditions; health disparities; or health policy. The ideal candidate will have an established record of extramural research funding and scholarly productivity including peer reviewed publications and presentations; potential for research collaboration with other faculty members; experience teaching including online and/or distance learning format; and evidence of successful mentorship of doctoral students including student scholarship. Candidate should have a strong commitment to teaching, research, and service.

Required License/ Registration/Certification

The successful candidate with a nursing degree must be eligible for or hold licensure in the state of Kentucky.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Completion of a post-doctoral fellowship is highly preferred for early career candidates.

Open Untill Filled

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents


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