School of Nursing-Open Rank-Psych Mental Health Experience

Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Job description

School of Nursing

School of Nursing-Open Rank-Psych Mental Health Experience

Employment Status:

Open Rank

Tenure Status:
Open Tenure

Payroll Status:
Faculty 12

Job Description:
The School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications and nominations for a full/part-time faculty position for teaching across the Undergraduate and Pre-Licensure programs and the Graduate Clinical Programs.

The School of Nursing’s legacy of leadership is focused on the integration of research, education, and clinical practice and evidenced in more than 15,000 alumni serving as expert clinicians, executive nurse leaders, deans and directors of nursing programs, nurse scientists, advanced practice registered nurses, and other professional leaders. The School is ranked in the top 5% of nursing schools nationwide by U.S. News and World Report and offers innovative baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, master’s, post-master’s, doctoral, and post-doctoral programs.

Program offerings include: the state’s only PhD in nursing; a Doctor of Nursing Practice program and Nurse Anesthesia Track; a Master’s of Nursing program with more than 15 nurse practitioner specialty tracks with dual degree options, advanced practice tracks in geriatrics, nursing administration and clinical nurse; an accelerated master’s in nursing pathway for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing, among other unique opportunities. Most graduate courses are taught in a distance accessible format with on-campus intensives. The UAB School of Nursing is designated as a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for International Nursing- one of 10 in the U.S. Additionally, the School is one of three Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows programs and is one of the leading VA Nursing Academic Partnerships in the US. Based at the state’s flagship Academic Health Science Center with the 3rd largest public hospital in the nation, the School is a leader and trendsetter in collaborative science and home to the state’s only nursing-specific research initiative with a diverse funding portfolio supporting scholarship in oncology, international nursing, HIV/AIDS, pediatrics, occupational health, aging, among others. Faculty hold over 70 appointments in university-wide research centers. The School of Nursing is home to an innovative nursing simulation and skills laboratory, which provides faculty and students with interprofessional learning opportunities.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates for this faculty position with expertise in Psych Mental Health are encouraged to apply. Rank, tenure, and salary are competitive and commensurate with professional background and experience. A minimum of a master’s degree in Nursing is required. Candidates must hold active licensure or be eligible for licensure as a RN in Alabama. Doctoral degree in Nursing is preferred. Faculty may elect different degrees of emphasis on the teaching, service and scholarship components of the faculty role. This role will be focused with undergraduate/pre-licensure students.

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Posting Number: F497P

EEO Statement:
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Pre-employment Background Check:
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Among 11 universities nationally (and only Alabama university) to earn the prestigious Beckman Scholars Award, which provides scholarship funds to universities demonstrating exceptional mentoring and training of undergraduate researchers.