Associate Professor

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Associate Professor

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Regular Full-Time


CON College of Nursing Research

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To be considered for this position, candidates must create a profile using the "apply for this job online" link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

We are seeking to recruit an individual at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level to an academic appointment as a Nursing Scientist in the College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. This is a tenure-track, 12-month, full-time faculty position. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary: offered commensurate with experience









The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities within the Graduate Program and pursue a program of funded research.









Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a PhD in nursing or a related field. If the doctoral degree is not in nursing, then a master's degree in nursing is also required.

Must hold an unencumbered RN or advanced practice nursing license with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas.

Must also be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Teaching experience in a nursing program, with graduate level teaching experience preferred.

Strong oral and written communication skills, a robust publications record, presentations at scientific conferences, and evidence of extramural grant funding are required.

Evidence of an existing program of research is desired.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a scholarly focus in oncology, gerontology, pediatrics/adolescent health, psychiatric mental health, or genetics/genomics.

A cross-cutting focus on rural health and health disparities is strongly preferred.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.




UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job Posting: 3086282

Posted On: Oct 11, 2021

Updated On: Nov 10, 2021