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Division of Radiologic Imaging Sciences – Full-time Faculty Position

Position Description – Full-Time 12 Month Faculty
Division of Radiologic Imaging Sciences
College of Health Professions, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Title:  Instructor or Assistant Professor
Rank:  Instructor or Assistant Professor on Non-Tenure Track

The College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in the Division of Radiologic Imaging Sciences.  This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, resourceful individual to contribute to an established, high quality program that enjoys strong institutional and community support.  The faculty position is a 12-month non-tenure track position at the rank of instructor or assistant professor rank.  Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications.

Qualifications

Required

  • Current ARRT(R) certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in a health-related or education discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years’ recent post-certification clinical experience
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to identify and solve problems
  • Experience in cardiac and/or vascular interventional radiography

Preferred

  • Master’s degree in a health-related or education discipline
  • Experience with PACS
  • Recent teaching experience in radiologic imaging sciences
  • Active involvement in professional activities at the local, state or national level
  • Experience with classroom and Web-based instruction are desirable

Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver instruction in area(s) of expertise
  • Engage in scholarly and service activities consistent with university, college, and expectations for core faculty
  • Contribute to program and curriculum assessment and planning activities
  • Supervising students in clinical practicum requirements
  • Academic advising of students

The Program

  • The Radiologic Imaging Sciences program admits 37 students per year for the full-time, 22-month Associate of Science degree track. Approximately 60 students are enrolled in the RIS program at any one time.  An online degree completion option is also available to radiographers wanting to earn a BS degree in Radiologic Imaging Sciences.
  • Admission into the RIS program is competitive and is based on utilizing an individualized, holistic admission process that considers both academic and non-academic admission factors.
  • The curriculum emphasizes active learning methods that focus on integration and application of material and critical thinking skills. In-class sessions and labs incorporate problem-based and team-based learning, as well as inter-professional learning experiences.  Students utilize skills and concepts acquired in class in real-world, hands-on clinical practicums.
  • Graduates of the program are eligible to take one or more national certification examinations administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Setting

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the only academic health sciences university in the state of Arkansas and the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees in 73 of Arkansas’ 75 counties.  UAMS offers 64 professional and specialist degree programs and certificates through our Colleges of Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Graduate School.  The campus offers state of the art library and clinical simulation facilities. Programs at the campus are designed to promote inter-professional learning and clinical experiences.

The Division of Radiologic Imaging Sciences offers Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science degree options. The program has locations in Little Rock on the UAMS campus and in Fayetteville on the UAMS Northwest campus. The program maintains clinical affiliations with numerous clinical facilities in central and northwest Arkansas.

Application Process

Submit a current curriculum vitae and a letter of application. The names of at least three professional references should be submitted as part of the application. References will only be contacted for semi-finalists and only with consent.  Electronic submission of materials is encouraged and should be submitted to:

Lisa Rhoden, M.Ed., CNMT, R.T. (R) (M) (ARRT)
Director, Division of Radiologic Imaging Sciences
College of Health Professions
UAMS Department of Imaging and Radiation Sciences
LARhoden@uams.edu

For additional information on the Division of Radiologic Imaging Sciences, the College of Health Professions, and UAMS, please visit our website at:

http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/programs/radiologicimagingsciences/

UAMS is an inclusive Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence.

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.