Employment Opportunities

Help us transform nursing education, research and practice to help people live their best lives.

The University of Arizona is one of the country's most respected research institutions and also a leader in health-sciences education and scholarship. The College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and ranks among the top graduate nursing programs in the United States. As one of 21 colleges at the UA and one of five colleges comprising the UA Health Sciences, the College of Nursing offers a wealth of educational resources. In addition, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson provides exceptional clinical and research opportunities.

Consider the College of Nursing if you want to:

  • Join a thriving, innovative academic community at the University of Arizona, a student-centered research university with more than 34,000 students.
  • Discover abundant opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration as part of the University of Arizona Health Sciences with its 15 Centers of Excellence.
  • Share the challenges and rewards of nursing scholarship with colleagues who are recognized around the world for their excellence in teaching and research.

Faculty Recruitment and Endowed Chairs 

Gladys E. Sorensen Endowed Professor for Advancing the Care of Individuals with Serious Illness 

The Gladys E. Sorenson Endowed Professor will be a senior nurse scientist with a funded program of research focused on quality of care and symptom management for individuals with serious illness, particularly during acute exacerbations and across the continuum of heath care. The Gladys E. Sorensen Professor will be a national leader in disseminating new knowledge in the care and symptom management of individuals with serious illness that will have an impact on care delivery and quality of life. Learn More & Apply

John and Nell Mitchell Endowed Chair for Pediatric Nursing 

The John and Nell Mitchell Endowed Chair for Pediatric Nursing will be a senior nurse scientist with a nationally funded program of research focused on quality of care and symptom management for infants, children, and adolescents who are high-risk and/or chronically ill. The John and Nell Mitchell Endowed Chair will build interdisciplinary research teams that spans the University of Arizona Health Sciences, and disseminates new knowledge that will have an impact on the complex care of vulnerable infants, children and adolescents.

Beverly McCord Endowed Chair in Aging

The Beverly McCord Endowed Chair in Aging will be a senior scientist with a nationally funded program of research focused on healthy aging. The Endowed Chair will build interdisciplinary research teams that span the University of Arizona Health Sciences and be a leader for strategic initiatives that explore environmental, genetic, and human factors that drive healthy aging.


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Adjunct Faculty

More than 100 adjunct faculty members—expert professional nurses throughout Arizona—serve as teachers, research mentors, clinical preceptors and consultants for students and faculty. They contribute a wealth of knowledge and experience in nursing practice, health-care policy, professional advocacy and many other areas.

Graduate Assistants & Associates

If you are interested in becoming a Graduate Assistant/Associate, please download the application form.


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