University of Utah College of Nursing
The University of Utah College of Nursing seeks an experienced nurse faculty with an established record of research, teaching, and service to serve as the Assistant Dean for the PhD Program. The Assistant Dean reports to the Associate Dean for Research and the PhD Program and provides PhD program leadership including recruitment and retention of students, implementation and evaluation of the program curriculum, and development of policies and procedures in order to assure quality outcomes. The PhD program admits students who have earned a bachelor’s degree with a major in nursing (BSN, BS) or a master’s degree in nursing or related disciplines. The program emphasizes student cohorts engaging in year round study via synchronous distance learning, conference and on- campus based intensives and faculty mentorship. This administrative position is a .20 FTE appointment. The remaining FTE will be comprised of teaching, research/scholarship, and service.
Currently ranked 18th in the nation in NIH funding, the College of Nursing is a focal point for researchers and clinicians from the academic health sciences to collaboratively improve individual, family, and community health, and quality of life in the Intermountain West. Areas of strength include aging; cancer, symptom management and palliative care; nursing informatics and technology-based health interventions; women’s health; and health disparities.
APPLICATION AND INQUIRIES
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