Life Span Researcher - College of Nursing

Requisition Number: 0811055

Position Summary: The Capstone College of Nursing at the University of Alabama is seeking a senior research faculty member to align with our University's new Life Research Institute. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years teaching experience and a history of significant extramural funding and publications, with an emphasis on a specific age-related population, such as older adults, child-bearing women, or children. The primary responsibilities of this faculty member will be conducting research, securing extramural funding, and mentoring junior faculty and graduate students. The Capstone College of Nursing has over 2,000 students enrolled in programs leading to BSN, MSN, DNP, and EdD degrees. At the MSN level, we offer concentrations for Case Managers, Clinical Nurse Leaders, Nurse Administrators, and Nurse Practitioners. Our interdisciplinary EdD program is designed specifically for nurse educators and is jointly taught by faculty with expertise in nursing and education. A new PhD program is currently in development.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned research doctorate in nursing or a related field, five years of academic experience, recent extramural grant funding, and be eligible for licensure in Alabama. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching in a PhD program and/or certification as a nurse practitioner. Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter addressing their research and teaching experience and future goals along with a current curriculum vitae. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must pass a pre-employment background investigation. Position could begin as early as January 1, 2018.

Special Instructions: Send a letter of interest addressing their research and teaching experience, goals, curriculum vitae and a list of three (3)references with contact information (address, email address and phone numbers) directly to Dr. Suzanne Prevost at [email protected] or mail to Capstone College of Nursing, Box 870358. Position is available to begin work as early as January 1, 2018.

UA EEO Statement: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more."EEO is the Law" http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf"EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

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