Assistant Professor of Nursing, UC Blue Ash

UC Blue Ash College
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 22, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Nursing, UC Blue Ash

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

About UC Blue Ash
The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College (UCBA) invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor for our Nursing department. UC Blue Ash College is the largest regional college in Ohio offering primarily associate degrees, with an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students.

Nursing Department Specifics
The following functional abilities must be met by all nursing faculty with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • The faculty member must be able to safely and competently push, pull, lift and transfer adult and pediatric patients to chair, commode or other locations, as well as operate health-related equipment.
  • The faculty member must be able to roll a weak or immobile patient from side to side in order to provide care, treatment, or administer medication.
  • The faculty member must possess the manual sensitivity and dexterity necessary to operate health equipment and perform certain skills requiring fine motor coordination such as dressing changes, catheterizations, medication administration, pulse assessment, etc.
  • The faculty member must possess the visual acuity necessary to read, compute and identify objects correctly.
  • The faculty member must be able to communicate effectively with others. A faculty member must be able to interpret environmental cues and both audio and visual stimuli.
  • The faculty member must be CPR-certified at the level of Health Care Provider and be able to competently begin and administer CPR.
  • The faculty member must be able to engage in clinical activities for a sustained time in the laboratory and clinical environments.

Job Overview
An Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati is expected to teach and participate in scholarly and other professional or creative activities. This position will support the University of Cincinnati’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities.

Essential Functions

  • Teach assigned undergraduate courses in both classroom and clinical settings.
  • Attend meetings, participate in governance, prepare materials for teaching.
  • Evaluate and develop curriculum for department and/or college.
  • May serve as an academic advisor for students and evaluate student coursework.
  • Serve on college or university committees and participate in curriculum development activities.
  • Supervise laboratories (where appropriate), independent study activities, and off-campus learning.
  • Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of his or her responsibilities.
  • Render service to the professional or lay community which is relevant to the individual’s academic specialty.
  • Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all University-related communications.
  • The responsibilities associated with this position may include evening and weekend hours.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Education

  • A Masters Degree in Nursing.

Required Trainings/Certifications
An unencumbered license to practice Nursing in Ohio.

Required Experience
Experience of at least two years in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse, and one year of teaching experience in a nursing program or other related teaching experience is required.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Must have reliable transportation to off-campus clinical agencies
  • A specialization in medical-surgical nursing, with a willingness to teach across settings is required.

Application Process
Applicants must apply online at Applicants MUST supply a cover letter and CV/resume. The following items MUST be uploaded to the ‘Additional Documents’ section of the application: (1) Verification of RN License from the Ohio Board of Nursing (2) unofficial transcript.

Applicants should arrange to have three recommendation letters (from academic or health care professionals) sent by email to The letters must be sent by the recommenders.

Questions about this or any other job posting at UC Blue Ash can be directed to:


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.