Douglas O. Smith, Jr. Endowed Professorship: Nursing (14-10-0072)

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith in Arkansas

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted October 30, 2013
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

EFFECTIVE DATE:  January 2014


JOB DUTIES:  The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith College of Health Sciences has an opening beginning January 2014 for a full-time, endowed position in nursing. The candidate for this endowed position is expected to have achieved an established record as an educator, practitioner, and/or researcher. Primary responsibilities will include classroom and clinical teaching in the Carolyn McKelvey Moore School of Nursing programs. Other responsibilities include ongoing development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum; student advisement, recruitment, and retention activities; professional development; scholarly activity; participation in program, college, and university committees and activities that benefit the School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, and the University.  


QUALIFICATIONS:  Background must be appropriate for rank of Associate Professor or Professor.  Minimum requirements include an earned doctorate in nursing or related field; plus evidence as a distinguished scholar or practitioner; demonstrated excellence in teaching, mentoring, practice, and research; and an Arkansas RN license (or eligibility).  Preference will be given to candidates with significant accomplishments as reflected in publications in influential journals and regional and/or national reputation as a leader in nursing.  Desired qualifications include prior teaching experience at the university level; demonstrated experience and leadership skills in the development of instructional materials; ability to use technology as a teaching and learning tool; collaborative active learning; excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills; and a commitment to high professional standards.  Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these requirements. 


SALARY & BENEFITS:  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Additionally, the salary will be supplemented by a generous stipend from Douglas O. Smith, Jr. Endowed Professorship in Nursing. Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, vision, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefits; liberal leave plan; flex benefit plan; and tuition benefits for employee and family.


DEADLINE:  Open until filled.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and unofficial college transcripts with employment application form to: Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, UAFS, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fullerton Administration Building, Room 239 or P.O. Box 3649, Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649 or by e-mail to:  Incomplete applications may be eliminated without consideration. 


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