Job posting: Research Faculty, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Science

This is a 12-month, full-time tenure track faculty position. The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities within the PhD and graduate programs and pursue a program of research.


  • Master’s and PhD degrees in nursing
  • Meets criteria for Associate or Professor rank
  • Teaching experience in PhD nursing program, including chairing dissertations preferred
  • Evidence of a program of scholarship and research
  • Experience with Implementation Science or manipulating big data sets preferred

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefit options; vacation and sick leave benefits based on contract; cafeteria benefit plan available; and tuition benefits for employee and family.

Letters of application now being accepted. Position available immediately.

The College of Nursing, a CCNE accredited institution, provides baccalaureate, master’s, DNP, and PhD programs to over 600 students. Faculty are national and regional leaders. The College has a Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, one of only nine in the nation. Research foci include cancer, cardiovascular, pediatrics, genetics, and adult/gero. Located in Arkansas’ only academic health science center, with world-class clinical facilities and the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Health Professions, and a Graduate School, the College of Nursing has partnerships with magnet clinical centers in aging, cancer, neuroscience, high-risk maternity, and ophthalmology; Arkansas Children’s Hospital; nine Regional Programs; Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System; and seven Regional Aging Centers. The College of Nursing faculty are actively involved in leadership positions in the NIH funded Translational Research Institute (CTSA).

For more information contact: Jean McSweeney, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN

Interim Dean, UAMS College of Nursing or 501-296-1982