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Requisition # 70828

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:

Sally Mathis Hartwig Professor in Gerontological Nursing

The University of Iowa College of Nursing announces an exciting opportunity for a senior faculty member in gerontological nursing to support the mission of the College and provide leadership in research and gerontological initiatives through the Csomay Center of Gerontological Excellence.  The successful candidate for this position will be expected to participate actively in an exciting multidisciplinary collaboratory advancing healthy aging and quality of care.  

As a leader in nursing education, research and practice innovations, the UI College of Nursing has received national recognition through 15 years of funding for a P30 Geriatric Nursing Interventions Research Center, 15 years of funding for the Iowa Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, and recognition by U.S. News & World Report as a strong Gerontological Nursing Program in public universities in the country.  The candidate will join a dynamic faculty within a collaborative research University with excellence in aging research.  Excellent interdisciplinary collaboration potential exists through the Center on Aging, Interdisciplinary Geriatric Education Center, Institute for Clinical and Translation Science, National Health Law and Policy Resource Center, Public Policy Center, and Institute of Neuroscience and other health care networks.  Major areas of faculty research in gerontological nursing within the College of Nursing include caregiving, pain management, end-of-life care, depression, dementia care, delirium, mental health, symptom representations, wound care, long-term care leadership and models of care and translation science.

The position will contribute to the leadership team in College initiatives in gerontological nursing in teaching, research and service, including mentoring faculty and doctoral and post-doctoral students for successful scholarship and research programs.  Candidates with well-established programs of research in gerontological nursing and a sustained record of extramural support are encouraged to apply.  Established Associate Professors and Full Professors will be eligible for consideration.  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.

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:

Focused program of research related to gerontological nursing

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/

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