Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University (CWRU or University) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing (FPB or School). Established in 1826, CWRU is an independent research university and member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The FPB School of Nursing is one of seven schools and a college at CWRU.
As FPB approaches its 100th anniversary, it is at an exciting point in its history. It is a globally recognized leader in innovative nursing education, research, and practice. All eight of its eligible specialties in the advanced practice program were ranked by U.S. News & World Report in 2018, with six ranking in the top 20. Over the past five years the School has moved from 37th to 7th on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding list for schools of nursing, and last year secured a record high of nearly $5.6 million in NIH funding. In Summer 2019, the School will be relocating to the brand new $515 million Health Education Campus, a combined project of CWRU and the Cleveland Clinic that will bring together both institutions’ health education programs into a combined space.
FPB seeks in its next Dean a nursing leader of national stature with exceptional communication, interpersonal, and negotiating skills. The Dean will advance FPB’s excellence in research and scholarship along with its outstanding education and clinical programs, clinical practice, and service. The Dean will expand and diversify revenue sources. S/he will play a lead role in recruiting diverse and talented faculty, oversee the development and mentoring of faculty, and work well with FPB’s faculty governance structure. S/he will thoroughly understand changes in healthcare and higher education and how to prepare the next generation of nurse leaders, clinicians, educators, and researchers. The Dean will also demonstrate a commitment to diversity and to collaborative interprofessional healthcare education, practice, research, and delivery.
Nominees and applicants must be a registered nurse (RN) with a graduate degree in nursing, and hold a doctoral degree. S/he must demonstrate scholarly distinction appropriate for a tenured appointment as a full professor at CWRU.
Inquiries, nominations, and CVs with cover letters should be sent in confidence via www.imsearch.com/6519
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216.368.8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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