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ADVANCING SCIENCE IN HEALTH SYSTEMS SCHOLAR

Requisition # 66272

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, June 25th, 2015
College:College of Nursing
Department:Nursing

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

Distinguished Scholar in Advancing Science in Health Systems



The University of Iowa (UI) College of Nursing invites nominations and applications for the position of Distinguished Scholar in Advancing Science in Health Systems.  The faculty member appointed as a Distinguished Scholar in Advancing Science in Health Systems will provide leadership in advancing scholarship that emphasizes improvements in systems of care, with emphasis on quality, safety, and outcomes, which may include implementation science expertise.  This exciting opportunity is for a senior faculty member who has a distinguished career in health systems research.  The selected candidate will have a demonstrable teaching and scholarship record commensurate with the rank of a tenured Full Professor or Associate Professor at The University of Iowa College of Nursing.  Resources to support development work and advance scholarship are provided.



The faculty named as Distinguished Scholar in Advancing Science in Health Systems will:




  • Maintain continued funding that supports advancements in health systems research.

  • Mentor faculty and students in health systems research to advance developing and collaborative programs of research.

  • Facilitate interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaborations to advance team science scholarship in health systems improvements, including partnering with University of Iowa (UI) programs and initiatives relevant for health systems research and clinical advances.

  • Demonstrate and advance national engagement and leadership in professional associations and federal bodies of importance for health systems scholarship (e.g. Academy Health).

  • Increase reputation of health systems research excellence at Iowa through national recognition of scholarship on improving health systems and dissemination of outcomes in high impact venues.

  • Contribute to advancing the excellence of the College of Nursing’s teaching mission.

  • Demonstrate leadership in Collegiate, University and Professional initiatives.



The ideal candidate will have earned a doctorate in nursing or a doctorate in a related field as well as have a focused program of research related to health systems, including emphasis on quality, safety and outcomes; a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration; and a demonstrated excellence in health systems research through funding and publication record.



A complete application will include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; current curriculum vitae; and the names of five references with titles, mailing addresses, business/home telephone numbers and email addresses.  Application may be completed through this JOBS@uiowa portal or may be submitted to Greenwood/Asher & Associates, the executive search firm assisting The University of Iowa in the search, at the contact information which follows.  Submission of materials as Microsoft PDF (Portable Document Format) attachments is strongly encouraged.



Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination, including the name, position, address, telephone number and email address of the nominee. Submission of materials as Microsoft PDF (Portable Document Format) attachments is strongly encouraged.



Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:



Jan Greenwood or Betty Turner Asher

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.

42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206

Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272

Email: jangreenwood@greenwoodsearch.com

Email: bettyasher@greenwoodsearch.com  



The UI College of Nursing has a long-standing tradition of producing nursing leaders for practice, education and research.  For more than a century, College of Nursing graduates have achieved distinguished careers as scholars, educators, practitioners, and nurse executives.  At Iowa, we are committed to preparing future nurse leaders with the courage, creativity, and passion to use their skills and knowledge to improve the health of individuals and communities.



Four graduate nursing programs ranked in Top 15 by U.S. News & World Report



Ranked #2 in Nursing Service Administration by U.S. News & World Report



Home to Iowa Model for Evidence-Based Practice.  Internationally known for application-focused evidence-based practice at the point of care.  In 2014, awarded the Magnet Prize by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for its innovation in the “Iowa Model of Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Quality Care”



Strong academic-practice partnership with academic medical center that has three times been designated as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center



Home to Center for Nursing Classification and Clinical Effectiveness and internationally recognized for research and development of Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC)



Robust interdisciplinary collaborations across five health science colleges and supported by Institute for Clinical & Translational Science



University-wide strategic initiatives in health informatics including Iowa Informatics Institute and Informatics Cluster Hires



External research funding to The University of Iowa in FY 2014 in excess of $515 million dollars



Seventeen American Academy of Nursing Fellows on faculty (34% of faculty)



Strong technology innovation support for improving quality of care, patient outcomes and nursing education



Iowa City named #10 in best small to mid-sized cities in the United States by Livability.com



Iowa City listed in the Top 10 of College Towns, Top 10 of Best Cities for Book Lovers and Top 10 of Best Cities for Affordable Health Care



 

Education Requirement:

Earned doctorate in nursing or in a related field.

Desirable Qualifications:

Focused program of research related to health systems, including emphasis on quality, safety and outcomes.



A commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration.



Demonstrated excellence in health systems research through funding and publication record.



Record of functioning as an effective collaborator.



Demonstrated experience in mentoring early career faculty and graduate students.



Record of leading teams in a dynamic academic environment.



Record of functioning as an effective collaborator.



Demonstrated experience in mentoring early career faculty and graduate students. 



Record of leading teams in a dynamic academic environment.



Graduate degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing.



Eligible for or currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of Iowa.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Name and contact information of five references

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Jan Greenwood, Ph.D., Partner - jangreenwood@greenwoodsearch.com
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277
Department URL: http://www.nursing.uiowa.edu/



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