Rank, tenure, and salary are competitive and commensurate with professional background and experience.
Internal Number: 210118
Faculty Position – Director, Nursing Informatics
The School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications and nominations for a full-time nursing informatics faculty position that aligns with the missions of the School of Nursing and UAB.
Candidates should have expertise in nursing informatics and a track record of funded research in the field. Prior experience in an academic role and in leadership of a nursing informatics program is preferred. Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Alabama and be doctorally prepared. Rank, tenure, and salary are competitive and commensurate with professional background and experience. Faculty may elect different degrees of emphasis on the teaching, service and scholarship components of the faculty role. This is not a remote position.
The UAB School of Nursing’s legacy of leadership is focused on the integration of research, education, and clinical practice and evidenced in more than 20,000 alumni serving as expert clinicians, executive nurse leaders, deans and directors of nursing programs, nurse scientists, advanced practice registered nurses, and other professional leaders. The School is ranked in the top nursing schools nationwide by U.S. News and World Report and offers innovative baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, master’s, post-master’s, doctoral and post-doctoral programs. These include the state’s oldest and most honored PhD in Nursing, a Doctor of Nursing Practice with a Nurse Anesthesia Pathway, a Dual DNP/PhD Pathway, a Graduate Clinical Nursing program that includes a MSN and a DNP, with more than 15 specialty and subspecialty tracks with dual degree options, advanced practice tracks in geriatrics, nursing and health care administration, and care transitions, among others; an Accelerated Master’s in Nursing Pathway for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing, and other unique degree offerings. The UAB School of Nursing is designated a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for International Nursing, hosts a Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows Program and is one of the leading VA Nursing Academic Partnerships in the nation. Based at the state’s flagship Academic Health Science Center with the third largest public hospital in the nation, the School is a leader in collaborative science and home to the state’s only nursing-specific research initiative with a diverse funding portfolio supporting scholarship in health equity, oncology, palliative care, HIV/AIDS, pediatrics, occupational health, aging, among others, and faculty hold more than 70 appointments in university-wide research centers. The School also is home to state-of-the-art nursing simulation and skills laboratories with some of the most current technology in health care, providing interdisciplinary students, and faculty, hands-on clinical learning experiences to enhance skills development, teamwork, communication, critical thinking and clinical judgment.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from ethic/racial minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. Applicants interested in this opportunity should submit: a letter of interest that addresses the above qualifications and how their philosophy and experiences qualify them for this position, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references through the Peopleadmin link below.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham pursues the frontiers of education, research and health care within a bold, collaborative culture that strives to be first, best and one-of-a-kind. We offer 137 degree programs to prepare our students for the challenges of a new world economy in a dynamic living and learning environment that inspires and nurtures achievement, social responsibility and enterprise.