Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Professorship in Oncology NursingPosting Date: 05/04/2022
Closing Date: 05/04/2023
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing (CON) invites applications from qualified Nursing Scientists for the Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Professorship in Oncology Nursing. This tenure track, 12-month, full-time faculty position could potentially lead to leadership opportunities beyond the Endowed Professorship, such as the Director of the PhD program or the Assistant Dean for Research. Applicants must hold a PhD in nursing or a related field. If the doctoral degree is not in nursing, then a master’s degree in nursing or a bachelor’s degree in nursing is also required. Candidates must hold an unencumbered RN or advanced practice nursing license with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas. The preferred candidate will have an established program of oncology related research. The successful candidate will provide strong collaboration to develop statewide cancer programs targeting underserved and minority populations in Arkansas.
Other required qualifications include:
•Teaching experience in a nursing program, with graduate level teaching experience preferred.
•Strong oral and written communication skills with a robust record of publications and presentations at scientific conferences.
•Evidence of extramural funded grants.
•Impeccable values, ethical standards, and moral compass with high emotional intelligence.
As a pioneer public health activist, Elizabeth Stanley Cooper was involved in supporting specialized and innovative nursing programs. She particularly recognized the importance of nursing degree programs as well as the need for curricular emphasis in methods for the prevention and early detection of cancer. The Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Professor will continue to build and strengthen a program of research in oncology nursing, mentor doctoral students who have a focus in oncology, and assist the faculty in strengthening oncology nursing education.
This is an exceptional opportunity to lead the development of the mission of oncology research and provide strong collaboration to develop statewide cancer prevention screening programs targeting underserved and minority populations in Arkansas. The Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Professor will interact closely with other scientists at the premier Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the state’s only comprehensive cancer treatment and research facility. In addition, the College of Nursing has partnerships with many magnet clinical centers that are in close proximity to campus.
Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter of interest highlighting the applicant’s personal vision and relevant leadership experience. The search committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, inquiries, nominations, and applications should be submitted electronically, in confidence, to [email protected]