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Requisition # 70826

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, March 31st, 2017
College:College of Nursing



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

Rita and David Frantz Endowed Professorship In Nursing

The University of Iowa College of Nursing announces an exciting opportunity for a senior faculty member who has a distinguished career in research.  As a major research university, we are seeking an individual to join our senior leaders in facilitating scholarship and development of the next generation of scientists in our specific areas of excellence.  The Rita and David Frantz Endowed Professorship provides resources and opportunities for continued research engagement, mentorship of faculty and students, and shaping the future of health care and the profession.  The college is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in achieving our education, research, service, and practice missions, as demonstrated through our Pillars of Diversity.

The successful candidate will contribute senior leadership, active research with external funding and mentorship directed toward improving symptom management and care delivery.  Candidates with well-established programs of research and a sustained record of extramural support are encouraged to apply.  Established Associate Professors or Full Professors will be eligible for consideration.  

The UI College of Nursing has a long-standing tradition of producing nurse 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.  US News & World Report publishes America’s Best Graduate Schools 2018, a guidebook that ranks UI College of Nursing graduate programs among the finest in the nation (in comparison to all public and private schools), with Nursing Service Administration (Health Systems) #6 and Gerontological/Geriatric Nursing #11 in all public and private schools.  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.  We invite you to join our efforts to sustain and enhance excellence in academics and scholarship at Iowa.

Livability.com has named Iowa City #9 in best small to mid-sized cities in the United States.  The home of the Hawkeyes proves to be a great place for writers, healthcare providers, and more.  Iowa City has also been listed in the Top 10s for College Towns, Best Cities for Book Lovers, and Best Cities for Affordable Health Care.  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.

Applications should be submitted online through this portal and include a letter outlining interest, research objectives and teaching experience; curriculum vitae, and three references (to be contacted only with permission).

For more information contact:

Keela Herr, PhD, RN, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN

Associate Dean for Faculty, The University of Iowa, College of Nursing

306 CNB, 50 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52242

Email: keela-herr@uiowa.edu   Phone: 319-335-7080

Education Requirement:

Earned doctorate in nursing or a doctorate in a related field with a graduate degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing.  

Required Qualifications:

Evidence of Intraprofessional collaboration to advance team science

Distinguished record of substantial external research funding


 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
Cnur-Nursing Administration &
306 CNB
Department URL: https://nursing.uiowa.edu/

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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