University of Utah Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (Clinical) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (Clinical)

Department 00988 - CON NURSING DIVISION

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin ASAP


The University of Utah College of Nursing (CON) seeks full time (1.0FTE) experienced Registered Nurses (RN) who will serve as Career Line (i.e., non-tenure-line) faculty members to primarily teach in the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nursing program.

Principal Functions and Responsibilities: TheCONseeks individuals with expertise in the area of baccalaureate education. These Career Line faculty members primarily will teach in the pre-licensure BS and/or post-licensure BS in nursing tracks. Responsibilities include classroom and/or online didactic teaching, student supervision in clinical settings, and teaching in theCONSimulation Center. TheCONhas specific needs in the areas of foundations of clinical nursing care, maternal and infant health, pediatrics, global public health, mental and behavioral health, and adult acute care nursing. Other core areas within the curricula include evidence-based practice; policy, advocacy, and collaboration in healthcare; foundations of professionalism, care transitions across the lifespan, leadership and management, physical assessment, health promotion, health systems and policy, pathophysiology, and interprofessional education. Opportunities to teach in graduate programs depend on qualifications and certification. Additional faculty expectations include ongoing input and feedback regarding BS program development, curriculum development, college committee service, and professional activities/service. Development of clinically focused scholarship is an expectation for long-term retention and advancement in rank.

Criteria: Graduation from an accredited College or School of Nursing is required. Master’s Degree in Nursing is required; Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or enrollment in a PhD orDNPprogram is desired. Teaching experience, including student clinical supervision as well as classroom, online, and/or simulation teaching is preferred. Relevant health care experience, evidence of an established area of clinical expertise, and strong organizational and communication skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively with patients and other members of the health care and academic team are essential. Must hold or be eligible for a RN license in Utah.

College of Nursing: TheCONis an integral part of University of Utah Health. We are committed to working together to serve the people of Utah and beyond by continually improving individual and community health and quality of life. We strive for excellence in education, research, and clinical care, each mission being vital to one another and to our overall success. Diversity and inclusiveness, independent inquiry, and collegiality form the fabric of everyday life for faculty and students. Please visit our website for more information about the

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University: The University of Utah is aPAC-12 institution located in Salt Lake City nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. Please visit the following webpages for more information about the University of Utah (, Faculty Careers at the U of U ( and Living in Utah (

Application and Inquiries: Interested candidates should apply online by submitting an application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and two (2) letters of reference at Direct inquiries about the position to Tristan Villalobos, Faculty Affairs Manager, at

University of Utah Health is a patient-focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veteran’s preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information:

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Letters of Recommendation supplied in this application should be from colleagues outside the University of Utah and on letterhead.

Open Date 04/12/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01993F

Type Faculty