Assistant Professor Nursing: Biotechnology Research Emphasis

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Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor Nursing: Biotechnology Research Emphasis



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The Capstone College of Nursing at the University of Alabama is seeking faculty with an established program of research to support our graduate nursing programs, specifically our new PhD program. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience and an established program of research and publications with expertise in biotechnology, informatics, data analytics, simulation, or other aspects of healthcare technology.

The primary responsibilities of this faculty member will be conducting funded research, mentoring junior faculty and students, and collaborating with other members of the Alabama Life Research Institute and/or the UA Cyber Institute. These units are Inter-professional Research Institutes recently established at our university. The faculty member will also be expected to teach at the udergraduate and/or graduate level.

The Capstone College of Nursing has over 2,000 students enrolled in programs leading to BSN, MSN, DNP, and PhD degrees. At the MSN level, we offer concentrations for 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.

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Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned research doctorate in nursing or a related field, five years of academic experience, and a history of grant funding. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching in a PhD program. 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, 2021.

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The University of Alabama (UA) is ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation with a focus on research, teaching and service and is one of the most beautiful college campuses in America. UA is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars and is the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. The University of Alabama competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division I as a member of the Southeastern Conference and is ranked as one of the best collegiate sports programs in America. It is located in Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of approximately 160,000, with a moderate climate.

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In addition to submitting your documentation to this hiring site, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and a list of three references with addresses and phone numbers directly to Dr. Suzanne Prevost, Dean, Capstone College of Nursing at [email protected]



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Posted: 10/29/2020
Application Due: 12/3/2020
Work Type: Full Time