University of Connecticut, Nursing

Position ID:UConn-Nurse-497655 [#25165, 497655]
Position Title: Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Nursing
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2023/07/18)
Position Description:    

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Under the general direction of the Dean, the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs (ADFA) provides visionary leadership to advance the mission of the UConn School of Nursing (SON). The overall purpose of this position is to direct, support and develop SON faculty. The ADFA serves as a member of the School’s leadership team and participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of goals and objectives for the SON consistent with the University’s and School’s missions and policies, serves as an advocate for faculty, colleagues, and other interested parties that promote faculty and student success, retention, and graduation, and facilitates the collection of data on which decisions are made. The ADFA collaborates with the Senior Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship (SADRS) to advance faculty scholarship and innovation and the Associate Deans (ADs) for Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Affairs. The incumbent will have an outstanding record of professional accomplishments commensurate with appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, with the opportunity for tenure at hire.

Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.





This is a full-time, twelve-month management-exempt appointment. The successful candidate will be considered for a 9-month, tenured, academic appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor commensurate with training and experience in the School of Nursing.  Applicants must meet University requirements for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor with tenure.


Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online and submit the following application materials:

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately. For more information regarding the School of Nursing please visit the School website at

At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.

This position will be filled subject the budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.

The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce.  The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner.  This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all.  We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.

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:
UConn School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-3716