School/College: School of Nursing
Rank: Open Rank
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
Payroll Status: Faculty 12
The School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications and nominations for a full time Pediatric Nursing faculty position that will teach in the Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Programs.
Candidates for this faculty position with expertise in pediatric nursing are encouraged to apply. A minimum of a master’s degree in nursing is required; a doctorate in nursing or a related field is preferred. Candidates must have at least two years’ clinical practice experience in pediatrics. Candidates must hold an unencumbered registered nurse license in the state of Alabama or be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Alabama. Faculty may elect different degrees of emphasis on the teaching, service and scholarship components of the faculty role. Rank, tenure, and salary are competitive and commensurate with professional background and experience. This is not a remote position.
The UAB School of Nursing’s legacy of leadership is focused on the integration of research, education, and clinical practice and evidenced in more than 20,000 alumni serving as expert clinicians, executive nurse leaders, deans and directors of nursing programs, nurse scientists, advanced practice registered nurses, and other professional leaders. The School is ranked in the top nursing schools nationwide by U.S. News and World Report and offers innovative baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, master’s, post-master’s, doctoral and post-doctoral programs. These include the state’s oldest and most honored PhD in Nursing, a Doctor of Nursing Practice with a Nurse Anesthesia Pathway, a Dual DNP/PhD Pathway, a Graduate Clinical Nursing program that includes a MSN and a DNP, with more than 15 specialty and subspecialty tracks with dual degree options, advanced practice tracks in geriatrics, nursing and health care administration, and care transitions, among others; an Accelerated Master’s in Nursing Pathway for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing, and other unique degree offerings. The UAB School of Nursing is designated a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for International Nursing, hosts a Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows Program and is one of the leading VA Nursing Academic Partnerships in the nation. Based at the state’s flagship Academic Health Science Center with the third largest public hospital in the nation, the School is a leader in collaborative science and home to the state’s only nursing-specific research initiative with a diverse funding portfolio supporting scholarship in health equity, oncology, palliative care, HIV/AIDS, pediatrics, occupational health, aging, among others, and faculty hold more than 70 appointments in university-wide research centers. The School also is home to state-of-the-art nursing simulation and skills laboratories with some of the most current technology in health care, providing interdisciplinary students, and faculty, hands-on clinical learning experiences to enhance skills development, teamwork, communication, critical thinking and clinical judgment.
A minimum of a master’s degree in nursing is required. Candidates must have at least two years’ clinical practice experience in pediatrics. Candidates must hold an unencumbered registered nurse license in the state of Alabama or be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Alabama.
A doctorate in nursing or a related field is preferred.
Open Date: 09/07/2023
Open Until Filled: Yes
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from racial/ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.
COVID-19 Vaccination Statement
The laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination continue to evolve. Please be aware that UAB may determine that obtaining the COVID-19 or related vaccination is a requirement for this position, based on legal changes or otherwise. If that occurs, the successful candidate may be required to submit proof of vaccination or obtain an approved vaccination exemption as a condition of employment.
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