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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.
Dean, University of Arizona College of Nursing
Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, Dr. Michael Dake, with the advice and counsel of a Search Committee, invites applications and nominations for the Dean of the University of Arizona College of Nursing (College of Nursing). Reporting directly to Dr. Dake, the Dean will be a key leader in the University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS). The Dean will have primary oversight for the College of Nursing and related actives. The UAHS seeks a leader with a demonstrated commitment to nursing education, research, clinical practice, and community outreach. Strong candidates will have a record of distinguished scholarly achievement and substantial administrative experience in academic nursing leadership, and an unwavering commitment to high quality education; innovative research; outstanding clinical patient care and population health; and establishing and fostering strong community partnerships. The next Dean should have a record of demonstrated success in faculty recruitment and external fund development and be an individual with broad understanding of national health policy and its implications in relation to future challenges and opportunities for the College of Nursing.
UAHS seeks an individual who will endeavor to grow the educational portfolio of the College and strive to enhance the competitiveness of the College’s six-degree programs. Moreover, UAHS seeks an individual who will be creative in leveraging the incredible opportunities at UAHS and its community stakeholders for inter-professional education, research, training, and patient care excellence, including the opportunities for expanded education and research across the entire footprint of Banner Health. Finally, UAHS seeks an individual who will raise the level of recognition and rankings for the College of Nursing.
Endowed Chairs and Faculty Recruitment
Gladys E. Sorensen Endowed Professor for Advancing the Care of Individuals with Serious Illness
The Gladys E. Sorenson Endowed Professor for Advancing Care of Individuals with Serious Illness will be a senior nurse scientist with a history of extramurally funded research focused on improving the 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 discovering and disseminating new knowledge in the care and symptom management of individuals with serious illness. This Endowed Professor will build and lead interdisciplinary research teams that will have an impact on care delivery and quality of life. Learn More & Apply
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. Learn More & Apply
AGACNP Specialty Coordinator - DNP Program
We are currently seeking a faculty scholar with expertise in and a passion for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) program specialty. He/she will lead the ongoing development, improvement and evaluation of our AGACNP program. He/she, will be responsible for assuring that the AGACNP meets the standards for continuing accreditation and certification. The AGACNP specialty coordinator will oversee curriculum development; student recruitment, admission, progression, graduation and clinical placement; and assist with faculty recruitment. Learn More & Apply
FNP Specialty Coordinator - DNP Program
We are currently seeking a faculty scholar with expertise in and a passion for the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program specialty. He/she will lead the ongoing development, improvement and evaluation of our FNP program. He/she, will be responsible for assuring that the FNP meets the standards for continuing accreditation and certification. The FNP specialty coordinator will oversee curriculum development; student recruitment, admission, progression, graduation and clinical placement; and assist with faculty recruitment. Learn More & Apply
Associate or Full Tenured Professor Positions
The College of Nursing has openings for academic tenured faculty appointments. The incumbent will be appointed with an established program of research. Learn More & Apply
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