University of Connecticut, Nursing

Position ID:UConn-Nurse-2020228 [#15267, 493806]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Tenure/Tenure Track)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Nursing
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/10/25, listed until 2020/04/25)
Position Description:    

The University of Connecticut, School of Nursing is seeking applications to fill three full-time, nine-month, tenured/tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor positions. Candidates with research expertise in genetics, chronic disease, maternal-child health and/or pediatrics, aging, pain physiology and/or management, are strongly encouraged to apply. Faculty members are also responsible for teaching and participating in professional service activities. UConn's philosophy of interdisciplinary scholarly collaboration and the School's Center for Nursing Scholarship and Innovation create an environment for productivity and achievement for an established scholar. The School offers assignments adjusted for concentration on research; collaborations with the Schools of Dental Medicine, Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Social Work; support for teaching and learning; and opportunities for international work. The School of Nursing provides an environment supporting interdisciplinary research, and emerging areas of research. The faculty member may be jointly-appointed in the School of Medicine.  Faculty working in the area of pain will join the inter-disciplinary pain research faculty at the University of Connecticut Center for the Advancement in Managing Pain (CAMP) and the School’s P20 Center for Accelerating Precision Pain Self-Management (CAPPS-M), participating in creating a new era of interdisciplinary pain management research.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for a faculty position in the School of Nursing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Earned doctorate in nursing or a related field.
  • Demonstrated active program of scholarship through sustained research publications and extramural funding.
  • Experience teaching at an institution of higher education, with documented positive student evaluations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and interact productively with faculty, staff and students.
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute through scholarship, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

Additional Minimum Qualifications for the Rank of Associate and Full Professor      

  • A record of contribution through research, teaching, and public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.
  • Demonstrated, excellent record of involvement in undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral education, commensurate with the rank they are seeking.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Record of genetics, chronic disease, aging, pain, maternal-child health and/or pediatric research publications and research grants.
  • For candidates with a Nursing degree, eligibility for RN licensure in Connecticut is required (valid by date of hire).
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence in relevant areas of expertise.
  • Completion of a post-doctoral fellowship.

Additional Preferred Qualifications for the Rank of Associate and Full Professor       

  • Evidence of service to the university, the field, or profession through leadership in professional organizations, editorial activities and successful involvement in undergraduate/graduate curriculum development.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

The 9-month tenure/tenure-track faculty appointment is initially subject to annual reappointment reviews. Position rank and compensation package will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience. The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of work at UConn’s regional campuses across the state. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2020.

TO APPLY

Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following and include your last name as well as Search #2020228 in the document title for each document submitted:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing your credentials relative to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • One-page teaching statement
  • One-page research/scholarship statement
  • One-page commitment to diversity statement (as related to broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research, and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.)
  • Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct five reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Inquiries other than applications can be directed to:

Deborah Dillon McDonald RN, PhD

She, Her, Hers

Chairperson, Recruitment and Selection

Associate Professor

University of Connecticut School of Nursing

860-486-3714

deborah.mcdonald@uconn.edu

https://chip.uconn.edu/person/deborah-mcdonald-rn-phd/

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2020228)

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://nursing.uconn.edu/
 
UConn School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-3716

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