Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Nursing Science

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Nursing
  • Little Rock, AR, USA
  • Mar 08, 2021
Full time Nursing

Job Description


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

This is a tenure-track, 12-month, full-time faculty position.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Preferred and Required 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.
  • Unencumbered RN or advanced practice nursing license with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas.
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Teaching experience in a nursing program required. Graduate level teaching experience, preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Robust publications record, presentations at scientific conferences and evidence of extramural grant funding are required.
  • Eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor.
  • Evidence of an existing program of research, desired. The successful candidate will demonstrate a scholarly focus in oncology, gerontology, pediatrics/adolescent health, psychiatric mental health, or genetics/genomics. A crosscutting focus on rural health and health disparities is strongly preferred. 

Application Details

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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.

For more information about the position, please contact:

Judith L. Weber, PhD, RD

Associate Dean for Research and Professor

College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Director, Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention

Arkansas Children’s Research Institute



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