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.

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

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 history of extramurally funded research focused on improving 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 be a national leader in discovering and disseminating new knowledge in pediatric nursing. This Endowed Chair will build and lead interdisciplinary research teams that will have an impact on the complex care of vulnerable infants, children and adolescents.  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


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Graduate Assistants & Associates

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


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Volunteer Opportunities

Designated Campus Colleague (DCC) – Associate

As a component of the College of Nursing (CON) volunteer outreach, CON nursing faculty and staff can recommend individuals as Designated Campus Colleagues (DCC) Associates for the College of Nursing. Individuals interested in applying for DCC Associate status must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to supporting the Mission of the College of Nursing. The DCC Associates are vital in advancing the College of Nursing goals to develop academic and educational cooperation based on equality and reciprocity to promote sustainable partnerships and mutually reinforcing activities.

DCC Associates are encouraged to meet regularly with CON faculty and staff to discuss shared research interests and opportunities for student clinical training and collaboration. CON faculty and staff work with DCC Associates to make connections with faculty & staff colleagues in the College of Nursing.

A DCC Associate may access UA libraries, are provided with a UA email, and CatCard access to UA buildings. To apply for DCC Associate Status submit an application using the following link:

Designated Campus Colleague (DCC) Application