Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PNP-PC)
Graduate Practice Program Director
Clinical Track Nursing Faculty Position
The University of Iowa (UI) College of Nursing is seeking qualified Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP-PC) applicants for a fulltime, Clinical Track (Non-Tenure) Nine-Month Faculty position as the PNP-PC Graduate Practice Program Director in the Doctor of Nursing (DNP) Program. The PNP-PC Graduate Practice Program Director is responsible for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner practicum/clinical teaching, assisting in programmatic management of the graduate Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program including student recruitment, communication with students and perspective students, primary advisor for students within specialty, the cultivation of practice sites for student practicum placement, and recruitment of qualified and experienced preceptors. The applicant will need a foundation in practice, teaching and scholarship.
The college has a long-standing tradition of producing nursing leaders for practice, education and research. As a leader in nursing education, research and practice innovations, the UI College of Nursing has received national recognition by U.S. News & World Report, ranking seven of its graduate programs among the best in the nation (in comparison to all public and private schools).
For more than a century, College of Nursing graduates have achieved distinguished careers as scholars, educators, practitioners, and nurse executives. At Iowa, we are committed to preparing future nurse leaders with the courage, creativity, and passion to use their skills and knowledge to improve the health of individuals and communities.
As a community of nurse scholars, we believe that an expert faculty with varied areas of expertise is required to carry out the educational mission of the College. Faculty are committed to designing and implementing curricula in which students develop critical thinking, decision-making skills, clinical judgment, cultural sensitivity, and professional nursing values in an increasingly complex health care system. The college is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in achieving our education, research, service, and practice missions, as demonstrated through our Pillars of Diversity.
Application materials include a letter describing relevant experiences and interests; current curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references (contacted only with permission).
For more information:
Mary Dirks, DNP, RN, ARNP, CPNP-PC, FAANP
Professor (Clinical) and Assistant Dean for Graduate Practice Programs
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.