The College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), seeks applicants for tenured or tenure-track positions to teach and to conduct research in nursing and health care. 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. Candidates with outstanding skills in the area of nursing leadership, advanced practice nursing and/or patient outcomes will receive preference. 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 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. 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 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; minimum of two years of clinical and/or research leadership/mentorship preferred. 3.Established program of research demonstrated by a history of research funding and publications 4.Demonstrated commitment to nursing research, education and service.
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: 10491
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.