The School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Missouri Kansas City seeks applications for a 12 month tenure, tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor faculty member to teach in our PhD program. UMKC is commands a leadership role in the Life and Health Sciences in Kansas City. The University of Missouri-Kansas City is a comprehensive urban university with nationally recognized programs in the health sciences, the arts and business/urban affairs. The School of Nursing is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for its graduate programs and recently completed a federal grant to recruit and retain male and minority students in nursing - efforts that have bolstered enrollment.
The state-of-the-art research and instructional building on the Hospital Hill campus at UMKC, places the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the center of Life and Health Sciences education and research, along with the Schools of Pharmacy, Dentistry and Medicine. Three teaching hospitals, the Health Department and several clinics are adjacent to the campus. We are linked with Life and Health Sciences research on the Volker Campus in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Schools of Biological Sciences as well as Computing and Engineering. Research expertise at the School of Nursing and Health Studies spans the translational continuum from basic science to direct patient care, along with community action research which addresses urban health issues, cardiovascular health as well as women's health. UMKC participates in the Regional CTSA funded by the NIH at the University of Kansas and in an interuniversity research collaborative in the Kansas City region. In addition, the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce identified the development of a Regional Center for Translational research.
The faculty selected for this position will be expected to: a) maintain an active program of scholarship and externally funded research; b) mentor junior faculty to assist in their obtaining extramural funding; c) teach in the educational programs in Nursing; d) provide service appropriate to the position; e) advance the goals of the School of Nursing and the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Strategic Plan; and f) provide guidance in the application of technology to nursing. The School seeks faculty of regional or national prominence to teach in our innovative programs. Accredited by the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education, the School values excellence in teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and service.
Earned PhD in nursing or related field
If a RN holds an unencumbered license issued by the state of Missouri
Evidence of outstanding scholarship and current extramural funding
Record of quality teaching and service appropriate to the rank of professor
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
RN or experience working with nursing practice, education and/or research
A national and international reputation in a field of research
Experience in interprofessional teaching and research
Ability to mentor faculty and doctoral students
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary commensurate with experience
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