Nursing Research Faculty Position-Open Rank

Alabama, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 06, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The College of Nursing at the University of South Alabama (USA) invites applications and nominations for full-time 12 month tenure track nursing faculty positions at the ranks of assistant, associate and full professor.  The USA College of Nursing is focused on the integration of research, education and clinical practice.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate a program of research or scholarship that aligns with the missions of the College of Nursing and the University of South Alabama.  Although applicants with an established program of research in any area are encouraged to apply, preferred applicant research areas include:


  • Obesity
  • Health Disparities
  • Pediatrics


Qualifications:  Ph.D. or equivalent research doctorate.  Appointments may be made at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor, commensurate with experience.  For assistant professor rank, successful candidates should demonstrate interest in interdisciplinary collaboration and provide evidence of sustained scholarly productivity appropriate for their level of experience. For associate professor rank, successful candidates should demonstrate an established competitive program of research with evidence of significant scholarship (such as publications in peer-reviewed journals) along with strong evidence of the ability to develop a competitive program of research at the University of South Alabama.  These candidates should also provide evidence of teaching excellence and professional service appropriate to the rank.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.




Send current CV, cover letter and contact information for three references to Dr. Sharon Fruh, Ph.D., Associate Dean, University of South Alabama, College of Nursing, 5721 USA North Drive, HAHN 3068, Mobile, AL 36688-0002. Phone 251.445.9400.  Clearly indicate interest in a tenure-track position in the cover letter.  All inquiries are confidential.


The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.