Assistant Professor

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

Job Description

Assistant Professor

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Position Type

Regular Full-Time


CON College of Nursing DNP Programs

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This is a 12-month, full- or part-time faculty position. The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities within the DNP CRNA program while also engaging in the scholarship and service mission of the College of Nursing.

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.


















Doctorally prepared (Ph.D., DNP, DNAP, EdD) in nursing

Current certification or recertification by the NBCRNA

Unencumbered RN and APRN license with eligibility for RN and APRN licensure in Arkansas

Three (3) years of clinical experience as a practicing CRNA

Teaching experience at the graduate level with ability to teach in all aspects of anesthesia management, preferred

Demonstration of scholarship related activities (published manuscripts, abstracts at conferences, grant funding), preferred

Eligibility to practice within the College's faculty practice plan

Regional & ultrasound experience, preferred

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug test. 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.







Physical Requirements



Stand: Frequently

Sit: Frequently

Walk: Frequently

Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally

Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs

Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally

Talk: Frequently

Hear: Continuously

Taste or smell: Occasionally

Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously

Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment

Noise Level: Moderate

Visual Requirements: Not required

Hazards: None


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: 3145915

Posted On: Nov 25, 2021

Updated On: Dec 25, 2021