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Assistant Professor/Assistant Clinical Professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies, 38503

University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City

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Job Title: Assistant Professor/Assistant Clinical Professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies, 38503
Location: Kansas City
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 42873
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University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Nursing and Health Studies

Job Description The School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Missouri – Kansas City seeks applications for a 12-month ranked non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor or tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty member to serve in the Masters of Science in Nursing [MSN] program.

UMKC commands a leadership role in the Life and Health Sciences in Kansas City. The University of Missouri-Kansas City is a comprehensive urban university with nationally recognized programs in the health sciences, the arts and business/urban affairs. The School of Nursing and Health Studies is nationally ranked by¿U.S. News & World Report¿for its graduate programs and recently completed a federal grant to recruit and retain male and minority students in nursing - efforts that have bolstered enrollment.

The candidate selected will be expected to:

teach in the educational programs in Nursing as needed;

provide leadership in the development and instruction of didactic and clinical courses/ experiences of the MSN and BSN-DNP programs;

provide service appropriate to the position;

advance the goals of the School of Nursing and the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Strategic Plan;

provide guidance in the application of technology to nursing; and

demonstrate expertise in practice.

To be considered for this position, you must:

have an RN license and PNP certification and

have a current clinical practice.

To be considered for a tenure-track position, you must also have:

maintain an active program of scholarship and externally funded research conducive to achieve promotion and tenure;

The School seeks faculty of regional or national prominence to teach in our innovative programs. Accredited by the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education, the School values inclusive excellence in teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and service.

Minimum Qualifications an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field - ABDs will be considered but must have doctorate awarded prior to start date;

eligibility for unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Missouri; Certified in NP specialty

excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

a willingness to contribute to inclusive and equitable teamwork for the advancement of the program and the School; and

experience and/or willingness to mentor graduate students from all walks of life, first-gen students, underrepresented minorities and many socioeconomic arrays.

Preferred Qualifications a record of quality teaching and service appropriate to rank;

expertise in nursing education and directing graduate students to success in scholarship;

expertise in clinical discipline.

Full Time/Part Time

Full-Time, 40 hours per week, benefit eligible, beginning Fall 2022.


Salary commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline

Position open until filled.

Application Instructions

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).

If you need technical assistance, please call (800) 488-5288.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

UMKC Statement on Diversity Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to the UMKC mission as an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, German, Irish, Italian, Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Native American and Slavic communities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection and innovation, which is showcased across the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us.

For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC’s strategic plan prioritizes our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion. The university’s values call upon its faculty, staff, students and community to position themselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace and celebrate the many benefits of diversity. UMKC received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2019 in recognition of our continued commitment to equity and inclusion. Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching, service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understand the beauty of calling Kansas City your home.

Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC’s engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion.

Roos Advocate for Community Change

The Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Annual Report

Multicultural Student Affairs

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