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Career-line Faculty Positions

The University of Utah College of Nursing seeks full-time (1.0 FTE) experienced Registered Nurses (RN) who will serve as career-line (i.e. clinical, lecturer, or research track) faculty members with the ability to teach within either the undergraduate (BS) and/or the graduate (MS & DNP) programs of study.

Tenure-line Faculty Positions

The University of Utah College of Nursing invites scientists to apply for a tenure-line (tenure-seeking) faculty position. We seek innovative scholars to enhance and expand our high priority research programs in the areas of cancer, palliative care, aging, caregiving, exposure health, diabetes and metabolic disorders, women’s health, health disparities, informatics and/or health services research. Top candidates are committed to innovation that leads to the improvement of health and the experiences of patients and families within the health care system and community.

Assistant Dean for Baccalaureate Programs

The Assistant Dean for the Baccalaureate Program provides academic leadership and coordination of faculty in the Bachelor of Science Nursing program, including the Nurse Early Assurance Program (NEAP), Pre-licensure, and RN-BS tracks. The Assistant Dean also provides input for teaching assignments, and oversight for teaching methods and strategies, student clinical placement, and curriculum development and evaluation. Additionally, the Assistant Dean for the Baccalaureate Program ensures that baccalaureate program activities are consistent with the vision, mission, values, and strategic goals of the College of Nursing.

Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion will provide collaborative, strategic, and results-oriented leadership for CON-wide equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) efforts, creating a CON culture where inclusion fuels innovation and quality, and systemically integrating EDI into workplace culture; academic programs; teaching, learning, and mentoring practices; research and scholarship; hiring, evaluation, and promotion practices; recruitment and retention efforts; and community engagement. To ensure that EDI remain integral to all dimensions of the CON, the Associate Dean will serve as a member of the Dean’s Academic Leadership Team. The Associate Dean will work closely with EDI leaders and counterparts throughout University of Utah Health Sciences and the University of Utah.

Claire Dumke Ryberg, R.N. Presidential Endowed Chair in End-of-Life/Palliative Care

The University of Utah College of Nursing seeks an established, visionary nurse scholar to become the inaugural holder of the Claire Dumke Ryberg, R.N. Presidential Endowed Chair in End-of-Life/Palliative Care. This Endowed Chair will help build the pipeline of palliative care clinicians, scholars and/or researchers, as well as advance the discovery, organization, transmission, and application of knowledge and health policies to meet the unique health care needs of patients living with serious illness and/or near end of life. The Endowed Chair is a 5- year tenure-line or career-line appointment, renewable upon successful review. Academic rank and salary for this full-time, 12-month appointment will be commensurate with qualifications.

Please review additional details regarding this position in the Presidential Endowed Chair Position Summary document. 

Unranked Adjunct Faculty Position/Full-Time Clinician

The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) or Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) hired into this position will manage the general health needs of women throughout the life cycle. The position requires a considerable degree of independent skills and judgment necessary to monitor and respond to changes in patients’ condition and integrates direct patient care with the faculty roles of teaching, scholarship, and service to the community and the profession. Engagement in clinical education is an expectation of the position.

Please review additional details regarding this position in the Unranked Adjunct Faculty Position/Full-Time Clinician Summary. 

Why Utah?

The College of Nursing is nestled at the base of the breathtaking Wasatch Mountains above Salt Lake City. This setting offers unlimited recreational opportunities, diverse neighborhoods, great schools, local art, and exciting entertainment.

At the same time, the work our nurse scientists do has made the College of Nursing one of the highest-ranked research institutions in the country. The supporting resources we provide our faculty—from staff to editing—are unparalleled.

So we have a different question: Why not Utah?