Associate Dean for Research
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing produces nurse leaders who are transforming health care through science, education, practice, and policy world-wide. The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (NHWSN) has 443 bachelor’s, 269 master’s, 30 PhD, and 52 doctor of nursing practice (DNP) students. Bachelor’s degree graduates go on to become national and international leaders in patient care, public health, government, research, and education. Master’s degree graduates are qualified to seek certification as nurse practitioners and nurse-midwives.
The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing received $17.9 million in research funding in Fiscal Year 2018. Funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) accounted for $8.9 million of this total. Emory’s School of Nursing is now No. 3 in NIH funding among U.S. nursing schools. NHWSN currently employs over 120 full-time faculty members and each year enrolls approximately 900 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students in its BSN, MSN and doctoral programs. The School is located on the Emory University campus, adjacent to the CDC, Emory’s Schools of Public Health and Medicine, and a number of laboratory and clinical facilities. Emory is a major research university and member of the AAU; its endowment is among the largest of US universities.
Working directly alongside the Dean of the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (NHWSN), and in close collaboration with the Vice President for Research, Woodruff Health Sciences Center, and the Senior Vice President for Research, Emory University, the Associate Dean for Research, NHWSN, partners with other research leaders across Emory University to identify and promote research initiatives. The Associate Dean for Research is a key member of the NHWSN Dean’s Leadership team who focuses on building the School’s research enterprise and the infrastructure to support it in order to reflect a stronger, strategic position within Emory University and nationally amongst peer institutions. The Associate Dean for Research assists the senior university research leadership in implementing the NHWSN research strategic plans and aligning those plans to the overall University plans. This faculty position will be full-time with approximately fifty percent dedicated to the Associate Dean for Research administrative role and the remainder to research and teaching. The Associate Dean for Research staffs the NHWSN’s Research Advisory Committee (RAC) and represents the school on research committees at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center and University levels. The principal role for the Associate Dean is to facilitate and enhance the capacity of faculty and advanced trainees to successfully compete for intramural and extramural financial support and conduct research.
The Associate Dean for Research is an accomplished research leader who implements research strategic plans with a deep understanding of large complex academic health sciences center organizations. The Associate Dean for Research provides research administration expertise to lead and manage challenging issues that face the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and Emory University. This position requires creative thinking to solve problems while serving as an example of moral character and commitment to advance the best interests of the NHWSN and Emory University. Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in nursing or a related discipline and be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Georgia, along with a significant record of successful administrative experience in a research–intensive academic setting and academic healthcare system. S/he will be an accomplished operational and strategic leader with a broad understanding of complex strategies challenging the field of nursing research.
Interested candidates may submit a letter of interest & curriculum vitae directly to:
Dr. Gregory H. Jones
Associate Vice President for Health Affairs
The Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center
Interested candidates may also apply by submitting an application for: Requisition 36265
on the following website: http://www.hr.emory.edu/careers/index.html
Emory University is an EOAA employer. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Emory offers a highly competitive salary and fringe benefits package.