Clinical Assistant Professor
RANK: Clinical Assistant Professor
APPOINTMENT DATE: Fall 2024
ABOUT THE POSITION: This position is for a 9-month clinical assistant professor who teaches in BSN, MSN, and DNP programs in the specialty of psychiatric mental health nursing. A doctoral degree in nursing is preferred, but candidates must hold a master’s degree in nursing. The applicant hired for the position will actively participate in activities and tactics that enhance the mission and vision of the College of Nursing, including teaching, service, and scholarship.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The College offers pre-licensure BSN, accelerated BSN, ADN to BSN, ADN to MSN, MSN tracks in nursing administration, education, and nurse practitioner tracks in family and adult-gerontological acute care, post-graduate certificates, and DNP programs. The College of Nursing also offers a Joint Nursing Science PhD program with the University of Alabama. The college’s total fall 2022 enrollment was just under 1,000 students across the degree programs. Extensive distance education programs are offered. The College of Nursing currently cooperates with more than 1300 sites for clinical education. All programs provide opportunities to make a difference in healthcare delivery, teaching, and evidence-based practice or research. More information about the college can be found at https://www.uah.edu/nursing.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville is one of America’s premier doctoral-granting, comprehensive universities known for addressing some of the world’s greatest technological challenges. UAH, a part of The University of Alabama System, offers an environment where students are able to explore, discover, create, and communicate knowledge. With six academic colleges, a Graduate School, an Honors College, more than 100 areas of study, and 17 high-tech research centers, UAH is a Carnegie R1 top-tier research university. UAH is where technology and human understanding converge and prepare students to transform their future. Learn more at www.uah.edu.
ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: Defense, space, telecommunications, biotechnology, diversified manufacturing and a variety of emerging specialties provide challenging work in Huntsville, also known as the Rocket City. The area enjoys a favorable cost of living and quality of life in the Southeast. More than 1.2 million people reside in the Huntsville metro area, and it is now the largest city in Alabama. From outdoor recreational activities to an enhanced arts and entertainment community, Huntsville contributes to a wonderful way to live, work and play. Learn more at www.huntsville.org.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated appointment date is Fall 2024. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference. Digital submissions must be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct any questions about the position to Sheila Gentry, Ed.D., RN/Chair, Faculty Search Committee, UAH, College of Nursing, NB 334, 256-824-2436. Please refer to log number 24-25-479.