The Associate Dean for Research is the senior research leadership position in the College of Nursing and represents the College's research to the community, state and nation. S/he provides vision and leadership for the reserach mission of the College. General areas of responsibility include: research development, administration of the Niedfelt Nursing Research Center, public and professional relations with respect to research, and teaching as assigned. S/he participates in the tripartite faculty role of teaching, research and service.
Earned doctorate with graduate degree in nursing.
Experience and qualifications commensurate with appointment at Associate or Full Professor academic rank. Must meet guidelines for Graduate Faculty status.
Clear demonstration of scholarly work and career development, including research projects that have received major funding and scholarly publications in refereed research journals.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to guide others in their research.
Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal relations and communication skills.
Demonstrated professional leadership activity in professional nursing organizations.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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