The University of Kansas School of Nursing invites nominations and applications for the position of
Endowed Oncology Professor in Kansas City, Kansas at the KU Medical Center.
THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Kansas (KU) is a major public research and teaching institution of approximately 30,000 students and 2,600 faculty on five campuses (Lawrence, Kansas City, Overland Park, Wichita, and Salina). KU has 13 schools, including the only schools of pharmacy and medicine in the state, and offers more than 370 degree programs. Particularly strong are special education, city management, speech-language pathology, rural medicine, clinical child psychology, nursing, occupational therapy, and social welfare.
THE MEDICAL CENTER: The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC), located in Kansas City, Kansas strives to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs. KUMC operates three schools: The School of Medicine, The School of Nursing, and The School of Health Professions.
THE SCHOOL OF NURSING: The University of Kansas School of Nursing, with nationally ranked academic programs, prepares hundreds of students each year for successful nursing careers, as clinical nurses, advanced practice nurses, educators, leaders, administrators, scholars and researchers. The school dedicates expertise and resources toward building healthy communities and advancing the nursing profession, through practice, research and education. It has built an international reputation for outstanding academic programs and as a place for innovative teaching and research. The SoN provides a resource-filled and student-centered environment for every level of a nurse's career, offering bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, as well as continuing education programs. KU School of Nursing is the only university in Kansas to offer a Ph.D. in nursing and is designated a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Endowed Oncology Professor position is a full time, tenure-track Nursing Research position with the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
Qualified applicants must have a doctoral degree and demonstrated excellence in graduate education and mentoring.
The ideal candidate will have a research emphasis and values that aligns with the University of Kansas School of Nursing (KUSON), the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC), University of Kansas Cancer Center (KUCC), and The University of Kansas Health System (TUKHS) mission and vision.
Teaching experience at the graduate level.
Established grant funding and data-based publications in oncology nursing research.
Oncology Professional Certification.
NOMINATIONS and APPLICATIONS: EFL Associates, an executive search firm, is assisting the University of Kansas School of Nursing with its search for this important position. All calls and inquiries should be made through the search firm.
For more information about the university and position search (including position responsibilities and application requirements), please review this document: Position Profile. If the direct link doesn’t work in this advertisement, please go to our website at www.eflassociates.com and click on Open Positions and Higher Education.
Nominations and applications will be held in confidence and should be submitted through the Consensus Search Support System – not via email. Applications should include:
A letter of introduction outlining the applicant’s background, and qualifications for the position. (This letter should specifically address the leadership attributes and professional competencies for this position.)
Contact information (e-mail addresses are required) for five professional references, at least one of which is a person who has reported directly to you, a second who is a colleague, and a third who is an individual to whom the applicant has reported directly.
The position is open until filled, but candidates are encouraged to apply before March 9, 2018 for guaranteed consideration.
The ideal start date is July 2018, but is negotiable.
KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
Confidential Inquiries and Nominations can be directed to: