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Lecturer, College of Nursing

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Lecturer, College of Nursing
Requisition Number FE03292
Working Title Lecturer
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
Master’s degree in nursing required
Required Related Experience
Minimum of 2 years professional nursing experience within the last 5 years required; clinical simulation experience preferred.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Active unencumbered Kentucky license as a registered nurse.
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing Undergraduate Program is seeking a Lecturer Title Series (tenure-ineligible) Lecturer. This position is a 10 month appointment with an anticipated Distribution of Effort of about 90-95% Teaching and Advising, and 5-10% Service/Professional Development which will be reviewed annually. We anticipate a start date of January 1, 2023.

This position, based in Lexington, KY, will assist in the expansion and resource the Undergraduate and Graduate programs within the College of Nursing. This position requires an individual to provide teaching, advising, and mentoring of students in coursework offered in the clinical simulation learning center and UK clinical enterprise. This candidate will contribute to scholarly practice and advancing nursing professionalism. Candidate will design, implement and evaluate curriculum offered in the Clinical Simulation Learning Center. They will plan and evaluate student experiences and provide experience in clinical simulation with low- and high-fidelity simulators. The required education and experience include an earned master’s degree in nursing. Doctorate or PhD in nursing preferred. Preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education preferred, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation. Successful teaching experience in clinical simulation with low and high-fidelity simulators is preferred. An active unencumbered Kentucky license as a registered nurse and a minimum of 2 years of related professional clinical practice nursing experience within the last 5 years is required.

Faculty and staff of the College of Nursing (CON) are committed to creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect where students are encouraged to achieve their highest potential, regardless of, but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, ability, and socioeconomic status. The goal is to work together as a diverse group of engaged students, faculty, and staff to ensure all feel welcome, safe, accepted, and included. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and all interested and qualified people.

Employment at UK is subject to fund availability and comes with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well-being and career development, with leadership striving to provide a strong work-life integration. The university generously contributes to employees’ retirement plans, medical coverage, and life insurance. In addition, UK offers optional benefits such as dental and vision insurance, additional retirement plans and much more. To learn more about these benefits, please visit: www.uky.edu/HR/benefits.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Position will require meeting stated criteria for teaching and service.
Provide teaching, advising and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.
Provide support for interprofessional education activities.
Demonstrate clinical proficiency and clinical experience.
Preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education preferred, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
DNP/PhD preferred. Minimum of 2 years professional nursing experience within the last 5 years required; clinical simulation experience preferred
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-11-14 Expires: 2023-04-20

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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