Position Summary Seeking Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor to teach in our undergraduate and/or graduate programs.
Detailed Position Information Candidates with prior teaching and/or established record of scholarship preferred. The Capstone College of Nursing has over 2,300 students enrolled in programs leading to BSN, MSN, DNP, EdD and PhD degrees. At the MSN level, we offer concentrations for Nurse Administrators, Family Nurse Practitioners, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners. We offer both post BSN and post MSN entry points in our DNP program. Our Joint Nursing Science PhD Program with UAH provides opportunities for doctoral level teaching and advising.
Minimum Qualifications A research-focused doctoral degree in nursing or related field is required. Additional requirements include the ability to practice as a registered nurse in Alabama. Established program of research preferred. This is not a distance-based position. Faculty are expected to be on campus.
Instructions and Required Materials for Application Application materials should include: 1) a complete and updated curriculum vitae (CV)/resume, 2) cover letter summarizing the interest in the position and how the minimum qualifications and any preferred qualifications are met by the candidate's background and experience, and 3) a list of four professional references with full contact information (references will only be contacted after consent of the candidate).
About the Division/College/School The University of Alabama is the oldest pubic university and the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. Our online MSN program is currently ranked #2 in the U.S. The campus is located in Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of approximately 160,000, with a vibrant economy, moderate climate, and a reputation across the south as an innovative, progressive community with a high quality of life, and easy access to mountains, large cities and seashore.
About the University The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.
A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. The University of Alabama has R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is among the top doctoral research universities in the United States.
As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.
About Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa is so much more than a college town.
It's a vibrant community that’s filled with legendary history. Located along the Black Warrior River, the city features a walkable downtown that’s complete with live music, locally owned shops, outdoor spaces to explore and local restaurants to meet every palate. With a geography ranging from suburban to rural, the area offers a variety of housing options along with excellent public and private schools and a wealth of recreational and entertainment options.
With a metro area population of 235,000, the Druid City lies about an hour southwest of Birmingham, in west-central Alabama. It’s within a few hours’ drive of Gulf Coast beaches and major cities like Nashville, New Orleans and Atlanta, making it a great base for growing better acquainted with the South’s finest offerings.
Background Investigation and EEO Statement Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
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