Job Overview

The University of Wyoming, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position to begin August 2013.  The School of Nursing is CCNE accredited and offers both undergraduate (BSN, accelerated BSN and RN-BSN) and graduate (Nurse Educator and DNP) programs. The Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nurse Educator MS and RN-BSN programs are on-line programs.  We have completely redisigned our NP program  and admitted our first DNP class of future family and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners.  The interdisciplinary faculty focus on developing nurse leaders who will practice from an evidence base in diverse rural settings.  Position responsibilities include: graduate and undergraduate teaching, academic advising, service, and the development of a productive research program.

 

Qualifications: A doctoral degree in nursing or a related field. May be ABD with graduation by Aug. 2013.  If doctorate is in a related field, applicant must have a master’s in nursing.  Applicant must have evidence of a scholarship trajectory.  All applicants must be eligible for unencumbered RN licensure in Wyoming. 

 

Laramie, a family-friendly small town situated in the high plains between the Laramie and the Medicine Bow Mountain Ranges, has abundant outdoor recreation and is an easy drive to Fort Collins and Denver, Colorado.

 

Application reviews will begin November 1, 2012 and be ongoing until the position is filled.

 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application describing research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations if available, and contact information for three references to:

 

Anne Bowen, PhD, Chair of Search Committee
Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing
Dept 3065, 1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Telephone: 307-766-5483
e-mail: abowen@uwyo.edu
Web site: www.uwyo.edu/nursing

 

The University of Wyoming is committed to diversity and endorses principles of affirmative action.  We acknowledge that diversity enriches and sustains our scholarship and promotes equal access to our educational mission.  We seek and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. The University of Wyoming is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors.  To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations on prospective employees.