The Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for an open rank faculty position as the Associate Dean of Global Health. It is the mission of the Center for Global Health at Rutgers School of Nursing to build new globally focused activities, while enhancing our existing ones. We seek to create programs that address global health issues and establish partnerships across the globe that improve the health of populations worldwide, as well as expanding the significance of nurses as leaders.
As a member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, a consortium of first-tier research universities collectively conducting $10 billion in funded research each year, Rutgers is recognized world-wide for the quality and scope of its research and educational programs.
Rutgers University boasts 300-plus research centers and institutes which serve as hubs of collaboration. These are innovative and interdisciplinary forums for trailblazing ideas and allow scholars from across the university to make lasting contributions to the world's body of knowledge. In addition, Rutgers University's large network of practice partners and the School of Nursing's Federally Qualified Health Center provide access for healthcare system and clinically-focused research.
The successful candidate will provide leadership, oversight and administration for the School of Nursing's global health initiatives. The Associate Dean will also work with Rutgers Global Health Institute and representatives from each collaborating locale to develop and implement a strategic plan specific to the health needs of the population.
Successful educational programs in the School of Nursing's Global Health division are tailored to workforce and population needs and have included trauma programs, oncology nursing, and long-term care programs for nurses working in low, middle and high income countries. Collaborations include schools of nursing in Asia, Africa and the Americas.
Current programs include:
Study abroad for students
Continuing Education workshops specific to the needs of the locale
Support to faculty global research initiatives
Technical assistance to collaborative institutions
The Associate Dean will:
Be a critical force for planning, funding, promoting and executing programs for the Global Health Program at the School of Nursing
In collaboration, develop and implement the strategic plan for the School's Global Health Program.
Identify and secure grant funding to support Global Health initiatives
Manage department budget
Be responsible for assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating continual quality improvement for culturally appropriate, evidence-based nursing practice, research, and nursing education programs
Work across the universities' global programming as well as with the School's programs and faculty
Minimum Education and Experience:
Doctoral degree in Nursing or related discipline; Master's degree in Nursing.
Current licensure or eligibility for registered nurse licensure in New Jersey
Five years of progressive leadership experience in global health programs, nursing and nursing education
Demonstrated record of providing health care services to diverse and underserved populations.
Strong interpersonal skills and experience with multicultural populations
Demonstrated scholarship and grantsmanship (e.g., publications, national presentations, funded proposals) and active participation in community and/or professional organizations.
Posting Number: 20FA0081
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 110331
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.