The College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), seeks applicants for tenure-track positions to teach and to conduct research in nursing and healthcare. We seek faculty members with outstanding qualifications who shares the University's core values of high standards of excellence in innovative and collaborative research, combined with fostering an open and inclusive environment that promotes participation of underrepresented groups in research.
The College of Nursing and Health Innovation is particularly interested in recruiting innovative scientists who can make a significant contribution to the college's overarching theme of programming and research in health and disease across the lifespan, with a focus on advancing health and the human condition. Ideal candidates will have a broad understanding and interest in interdisciplinary studies. Research on how social determinants of health affect the health of populations is valued. Relevant research backgrounds may include evaluation, health disparities, social determinants of health, and social and economic development among others. Expertise in the care of individuals with clinical and chronic conditions is valued. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their teaching, research and service. In addition, candidates in their early career must demonstrate strong potential to develop a research program supported by external funding, while more established candidates must demonstrate active, externally funded research agendas.
The position is tenure-track and will be in the Undergraduate Nursing Department at the Assistant Professor rank.
The College of Nursing and Health Innovation at the University of Texas at Arlington is seeking applications from outstanding individuals to fill this tenure-track faculty position in the area of nursing leadership, advanced practice nursing and/or patient outcomes. This position offers an exciting opportunity to join a growing faculty and to build our academic and research programs in the college and university.
The individual will have an independent program of research and will collaborate with colleagues in Nursing, Kinesiology and Public Health within the college. Opportunities for collaboration in conducting research include patient safety, aging, early interventions for children, community-based interventions for vulnerable populations, cardiovascular health, muscle and bone health disease, and health disparities, among other areas. Collaboration with colleagues in other colleges and departments are common. We foster and support interdisciplinary research and education.
1. PhD in Nursing or related field from research intensive program 2. Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Texas 3. A minimum of two years' experience in a clinical, health system or leadership or policy area, preferred 4. Demonstrated commitment to nursing research, education and service.
A history of research publications, research funding and postdoctoral fellowship training.
To apply, applicants should go to http://uta.peopleadmin.com/ and submit their application. Complete application should include: (1) Research interests including your current accomplishments as well as your short and long term research goals, (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) names and contact information of 3 references.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 10501
About University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing public research universities. With an enrollment of 38,000 on-campus students and an additional 15,000 online degree-seeking students, UTA is the second-largest institution in The University of Texas System. The University offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through 10 colleges and schools and is rising in stature through its commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and serving a growing and diverse community. UTA has developed a strategic plan, “Bold Solutions, Global Impact” (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan). Taking advantage of our unique location at the center of the fastest growing urban region in the U.S. and adjacency to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, our vision is to be ‘The Model 21st Century Urban Research University’. To support this vision, our strategic plan focuses on four over-arching themes across the University: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impact, ...Data Driven Discovery and Knowledge Management. The College of Engineering is playing a critical role in the advancement of each of these themes. Our highly ranked academic programs attract the best and brightest scholars from around the world, and our faculty and students consistently receive national and international recognition for their accomplishments. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity, we are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and the Military Times recently named UTA as the best 4-year College for veterans in the state of Texas. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks UT Arlington among the 20 fastest-growing public research universities in the United States over the last 10 years. With a population of 7 million, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the fourth-largest urban area in the United States. It covers an area larger than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. The Metroplex is the economic and cultural hub of North Texas and has the 10th-largest gross metropolitan product in the world. Not only is it an exciting place to live and work, the Metroplex offers UT Arlington a host of unparalleled scholarly, research, and economic activity. UTA has been a catalyst for redevelopment and revitalization in the central business district of Arlington, establishing a true college town environment in downtown Arlington. UTA’s 20-acre, mixed-use College Park District provides new special events and student living space, restaurants, and parking as part of its broad-based initiative to generate and support economic activity at the city’s urban center. In addition, the University is expanding its footprint in both Fort Worth and Dallas and has plans to increase its global presence building on active partnerships led by the College of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation in Central and South America, South East Asia and the Middle East. For more information on University of Texas at Arlington, visit: www.uta.edu