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The Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing is seeking an innovative individual to join our tenure track faculty. Qualified applicants will have a doctoral degree in nursing or a related field. If the doctorate is in a related field, the applicant must have a master's degree in nursing. The applicant must be eligible for advanced practice licensure in Wyoming. The applicant must also have evidence of teaching experience and a scholarship trajectory. Preference will be given to applicants with advanced nursing practice background in adult health or pediatrics.
This position will involve research, teaching, and academic service. The successful candidate will have a background in clinical scholarship and be able to conduct practice-based research in an area of expertise in nursing. Ideally, research will be focused on rural health and health care consistent with Wyoming INBRE (www.wyominginbre.org) priority areas, such as diabetes and/or obesity. This faculty member will advise DNP students and provide service to the school, college, university, state, and profession.
The Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing is CCNE accredited and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including a master's nurse educator program and a DNP program. All programs are focused on nursing roles critical to Wyoming and the region. Our nurse practitioner graduates serve in much needed primary care settings and the majority of counties in Wyoming are classified as a health professions shortage area for primary care.
The University's policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations.
Application Materials Required:
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (1 page max), statement of scholarship trajectory (1 page max), and contact information for three references to: Jenifer J. Thomas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Search Committee Chair, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, Dept. 3065, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071. Electronic submission of applicant materials is preferred (firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information, contact Jenifer Thomas (307-766-3546; email@example.com), or visit www.uwyo.edu/nursing.