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  • Location: Little Rock, AR, 72205
  • Date Posted: 2021-09-20
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 2021-78470
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This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position.  The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities within the DNP and MNSc programs while also engaging in the scholarship and service mission of the College of Nursing.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.


The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority.  For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept.  UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience.


  • Terminal degree (DNP or PhD ) in nursing, required
  • Unencumbered license as a certified registered nurse with eligibility for licensure in Arkansas; APRN licensure, current national certification as an Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP-BC), Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP-BC) or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC), and current prescriptive authority.
  • Three (3) years APRN practice experience with expertise in the management of adults across the life-span in a hospital or specialty clinical setting
  • Two (2) years teaching experience at the graduate level, preferred
  • Two years serving as a preceptor for APRN students
  • Demonstration of scholarship related activities (published manuscripts, presentation of abstracts and/or posters at conferences, grant funding), preferred
  • Eligibility to practice within the College’s faculty practice plan

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Stand: Frequently
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Not required
Hazards: None