Nursing Oncology Professorship

University of Kansas Medical Center

Kansas City , KS

Job posting number: #7182436

Posted: September 26, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description Summary:
The University of Kansas School of Nursing is seeking applications for the Franklin D. & Beverly J. Gaines Tipton Nursing Oncology Professorship. This tenure/track position is to strengthen nursing oncology research and education for both the University of Kansas School of Nursing the Cancer Center. The Professorship will focus on interprofessional teams and the underserved populations throughout the state and the region. We are in search of highly motivated nurse scientist who employs innovative methods to tackle significant and demanding problems in oncology, such as nurse navigation of oncology patients, especially in rural areas.

The University of Kansas School of Nursing Highlights:

• Designated a third consecutive time as a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Creating Environments that Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development.

• Accredited by the Commission on College Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN).

• The first nursing school in the Midwest to offer a PhD in Nursing in 1983 and the only nursing PhD program (online) in the state of Kansas.

• Traditional BSN, BSN-Honors, RN-BSN Pathways, Master’s, DNP, and PhD Programs.

• Ranked as one of the top-25 best undergraduate nursing programs by the U.S. News & World Report.

• Nurse Midwifery program ranked 11th in the nation among public institutions by the U.S. News and World Report.

• Interprofessional Master of Science and health informatics program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

• First School of Nursing to launch virtual simulation in conjunction with Meta (Facebook) for virtual reality simulations.

• The newly launched Kansas Center for Nursing Workforce collaborates with academic institutions, employers, associations, and government to address nursing workforce-related issues and strengthen the nursing workforce in Kansas.

• The School of Nursing Research Laboratory provides facilities and equipment to enable faculty to conduct bench research using various models.

• The School of Nursing Office of Grants and Research provides pre- and post-award grant support for both internal and external funding sources.

• Ranked No. 21 in the National Institutes of Health-funded public nursing schools nationwide.

• Faculty and student scholars awarded over $3.6M in external research funds in fiscal year 2022.

The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) is a major public Academic Medical Center that includes the Schools of Health Professions, Nursing, and Medicine, and The University of Kansas Hospital.

• The University of Kansas Cancer Center (KUCC) – an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. KUCC is a world-class, community-based cancer research and care partnership spanning two states. Our partnership includes cancer research and health care professionals associated with the University of Kansas Medical Center and The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City, Kansas, the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita, Kansas, the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, Missouri, Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Missouri and the members of the Masonic Cancer Alliance.



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