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Assistant or Associate Professor, College of Nursing at University of Kentucky

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Job Description:

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting DetailsJob Title

Assistant or Associate Professor, College of Nursing

Requisition Number


Working Title

College of Nursing Faculty Psych/Mental Health NP

Department Name


Work Location

Lexington, KY

Type of Position


Position Time Status


Tenure Track Status

Tenure Track

Required Education

Doctoral degree in nursing required or doctoral degree in associated field with baccalaureate degree in nursing. Specialization as a Psych/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Required Related Experience

Minimum of two years of full time or equivalent experience employed as a nurse practitioner within the past 5 years.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Active Kentucky license as a registered nurse or ability to obtain license by date of hire.

Active Kentucky Board of Nursing ( KBN ) certification as a Psych/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, or ability to obtain certification by date of hire.

Job Summary

The University Of Kentucky College Of Nursing invites qualified applicants for this full-time (12-month) position in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice ( DNP ) Graduate Program. This tenure track position includes developing, coordinating, and teaching content in a DNP graduate program, accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Position duties require classroom and online instruction; supervision of graduate students in clinical settings; advising students; involvement on college committees; clinical scholarship and membership in professional organizations, as well as service in clinical practice. This position will also collaborate with UK HealthCare.

Qualifications include a doctor of nursing practice ( DNP ), or doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree and hold a current certification as an advance practice nurse and eligible for licensure as an advance practice registered nurse ( APRN ) in the state of Kentucky. The successful candidate must have an active Kentucky RN license, or ability to obtain license by date of hire. A minimum of two years of full-time or equivalent experience employed as an APRN is required. Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills are required. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and service.

To apply, please include a CV, unofficial transcript, and cover letter along with application. When prompted in the application, please include names, email addresses, and phone numbers for three people who can provide evidence that you meet the criteria for the appropriate rank in their letter of recommendation. If possible, the people identified should be at or above the rank at which you are applying. In addition, please review the Statement of Evidences criteria for Special Title Series for the rank at which you are applying. For more information on qualifications, please visit our website to review the statement of evidences here

Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills are required. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, practice and service.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled


University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised, other than on the UK Jobs system?
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Academic Transcript
Optional Documents