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University of Utah Nursing: Tenure-line, Mid-Career faculty/Senior Scientist, Rank DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Nursing: Tenure-line, Mid-Career faculty/Senior Scientist, Rank DOQ

Department 00988 - CON DACC DIVISION

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin When Filled


Position Summary: The University of Utah College of Nursing seeks applicants for a mid-career or senior scientist (tenure-line) faculty position. We seek innovative scholars, particularly diverse scholars, with nationally and internationally recognized and extramurally-funded programs of research, to enhance and expand our high priority research programs in the areas of health equity, social determinants of health and/or chronic)/serious illness(es); women’s health, gerontology, and caregiving research; as well as informatics, clinical and translational research. The College of Nursing is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups. We value candidates with diverse intellectual, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds and who possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

College of Nursing: Consistently ranked in the top 25 in NIH funding among Colleges of Nursing, The University of UtahCollege of Nursing ( is a focal point for clinicians and researchers to collaboratively improve individual, family, community health, and quality of life. The University of Utah College of Nursing prepares nurses at all education levels with a current enrollment of more than 700 students. The College hasten endowed Chairs ( , and is home to theGerontology Interdisciplinary Program ( and a NINR T32 Interdisciplinary Training ( program . TheEmma Eccles Jones Nursing Research Center ( provides infrastructure and support for the College of Nursing research mission, and includes a biostatistics core.

University: As a Carnegie R1 research intensive university and member of the American Association of Universities, the University of Utah is a PAC -12 institution at the forefront of both scientific inquiry and educational excellence. Located in Salt Lake City, and nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, Numerous interdisciplinary centers support team science within the University of Utah Health Sciences, including the Huntsman Cancer Institute and the NIH -funded Clinical & Translational Science Institute . The Utah Population Database, with over 7 million linked genealogical and clinical records, is a unique resource for population- based research. The University’s Technology & Venture Commercialization program supports faculty in the transformation of ideas into practical, commercially viable products and services. Please visit the following linked webpages for more information about theUniversity of Utah CON ( , CON Research, ( Faculty Careers at the University of Utah , andLivingin Utah (\_in\_utah/) .

Principal Functions and Responsibilities: Faculty in the tenure-line engage in independent and team- based research in their area of concentration. Opportunities for teaching in the doctoral, post- doctoral or other programs are matched to the candidate’s expertise.

Criteria: Candidates must have an earned research doctorate in nursing or a related field. Candidates should have evidence of R01 or equivalent level funding, strong record of scholarship, and evidence of diverse mentorship (e.g., grad, postdoc, junior faculty). Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Application and Inquiries: Interested candidates should apply online by submitting a completed application at: .

The application requires: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter, and 3) three letters of recommendation from individuals external to the University of Utah and U of U Health. Please note that letters must be signed, dated, and on letterhead. The cover letter should address the candidate’s commitment to research, teaching, and diversity. For additional information, please contact tenure-line Faculty Search Committee Chair, Dr. Dr. Gail Towsley and Cami Palo, Faculty Affairs Manager at .

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U 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.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

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

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.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

The application requires: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter, and 3) three letters of recommendation from individuals external to the University of Utah and U of U Health. Please note that letters must be signed, dated, and on letterhead. The cover letter should address the candidate’s commitment to research, teaching, and diversity.

Open Date 12/08/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02862F

Type Faculty