Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

  • University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Anchorage, AK, USA
  • Mar 25, 2020
Full time Nurse

Job Description

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) School of Nursing seeks innovative, energetic professionals to contribute to our nursing education programs, including those delivered in person and via distance education to sites throughout the state. Joining UAA’s nursing faculty is a unique opportunity to transform nursing education and make a significant impact on nursing practice in Alaska—while also immersing yourself in the endless adventure of the Last Frontier.

These positions are for full‐time, tenure‐track appointment in the School of Nursing, commencing in August 2020, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The appointment period is nine months, from August to May, each academic year. Depending on applicant interest, availability and experience, assignments may include teaching in programs in Anchorage, Juneau or Sitka.

Faculty responsibilities include:  Planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing degree curriculum, participation in university and community service activities, satisfaction of committee appointment requirements, and engagement in professional activities.  Teaching assignment will be varied upon faculty experience and the needs of the program.  Didactic and clinical instruction in classrooms and via distance education modalities.  Assignment may include teaching in the undergraduate or graduate nursing programs.

As a partner in shaping health care in Alaska, the UAA School of Nursing educates students for professional nursing practice in local, state, national, and worldwide arenas, as well as for productive citizenship and personal growth.

The School of Nursing offers undergraduate Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), and RN‐to-BSN degree programs. It also offers graduate-level MSN, DNP and certificate programs in several specialty tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner‐Family and Nurse Leadership and Education.

UAA is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from men, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We especially encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity present in our community and student body. UAA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status.

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