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Requisition # 69770

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, September 23rd, 2016
College:College of Nursing



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa College of Nursing seeks applicants for open rank tenure-track or tenured faculty positions to begin in academic year 2017-2018 (opportunity for Spring 2017 in some areas).  As a major research university, we are well positioned to support faculty candidates who have developing or strong programs of research in our specific areas and who can effectively contribute to the teaching needs of the college.  The University of Iowa College of Nursing is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in achieving our education, research, service and practice missions.  The College of Nursing’s commitment to diversity is a shared value as demonstrated through our Pillars of Diversity. 

Areas of research excellence in the College of Nursing include gerontology, health systems improvement and pain, palliative care and symptom management.  Emerging areas of emphasis include management of chronic conditions and health promotion in at-risk populations.  Cross cutting approaches include applied genomics/omics/biomarkers, health information technology and community engagement.

Applications will be considered in all areas, with targeted recruitment priorities that align with exciting University of Iowa interdisciplinary cluster initiatives in the following areas:

  • Aging Mind and Brain

  • Genetics/Genomics

  • Informatics

In addition, Distinguished Scholar in Advancing Science opportunities are available in Pain and Palliative Care, Health Systems, and Health Information Technology.  Please see College of Nursing faculty opportunities.

As a leader in nursing education, research, and practice innovations, the UI College of Nursing has received national recognition by U.S. News & World Report ranking several UI College of Nursing graduate programs in the top 15 in the nation in comparison to all public and private schools.  External funding is robust, and in 2015, The College of Nursing ranked 20th in the nation in NIH funding. 

Iowa City has been named #10 in best small to mid-sized cities in the United States by Livability.com and #3 as a “Best Town” by Outside Magazine. Both the city and the university offer a host of amenities appealing to all residents, from arts and cultural activities, outdoor recreation, top-notch medical facilities, and nightlife to economic development assets, such as research and development, continuing education, and workforce training.

Application materials include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; current curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references (to be contacted only with permission).

For more information:

Keela Herr, PhD, RN, AGSF, FAAN

Associate Dean for Faculty

The University of Iowa

College of Nursing

306 CNB

Iowa City, IA 52242





Education Requirement:

Earned doctorate in nursing or a doctorate in a related field 

Required Qualifications:

Demonstrated expertise in a defined area of nursing.

Desirable Qualifications:

Graduate degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing

Recognized record of accomplishment via publication in leading journals

Ability to establish or maintain an extramurally-funded research program

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

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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

Contact Information

Contact:Keela Herr - keela-herr@uiowa.edu
Cnur-Nursing Administration &
306 CNB
Phone: 319-335-7080
Department URL: https://nursing.uiowa.edu/

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