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Job no: 101059-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Instructional, Research, Scientific, Other

Position Summary:

The School of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking to fill a tenure track faculty position. Successful candidates will join a vibrant and collaborative group of scientists and scholars conducting innovative and impactful research aimed at improving health care services and individual and population health across the lifespan. We seek candidates who will develop and maintain research programs focused on generating new knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

* Symptom science;
* Informatics;
* Health systems innovation;
* Child and family health;
* Population health;
* Psychiatric/mental health.

Successful candidates for this position will also teach courses aligned with their expertise in undergraduate nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and PhD programs, and will mentor undergraduate honors and graduate students in research and scholarship.

Principal Duties:

* Tenure-track faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing conduct research, teach courses, mentor graduate students, and contribute to school, university, community, and professional activities through academic citizenship and leadership. Tenure-track faculty members are expected to positively contribute to School of Nursing and University of Wisconsin-Madison goals for diversity and inclusive excellence.
* Successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain a collaborative, innovative, and highly visible research program that entails conceptualizing, designing, and conducting research studies; managing research staff; complying with research compliance policies; disseminating research results; and seeking extramural research funding. Research programs may build on one or more of the following research approaches: symptom science, systems science, qualitative methods, health services research, epidemiology, informatics, large data analytics, or mixed methods. Research programs should be consistent with national nursing, public health, behavioral health, aging, family health, mental health, health care, or health systems priorities for extramural funding.
* Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses aligned with their expertise at baccalaureate and/or graduate levels. Teaching may include co-teaching in active learning environments and interprofessional education with health sciences students and faculty. Research mentoring of undergraduate honors students, PhD students, and postdoctoral fellows is also expected. Graduate and/or undergraduate teaching experience using active learning strategies, co-teaching, concept-based teaching, and interprofessional education strategies is highly desirable.
* Successful candidates will be expected to actively contribute to school, university, community, and professional committees and other activities through academic service.
* Appointments at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks are possible. For appointments at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, a substantial nationally recognized record of research, publication, teaching, and service meeting criteria for a tenured faculty position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be required.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

* Earned research doctorate (PhD or equivalent) in Nursing or related field required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

* Three or more years of experience or combined education and experience in conducting health-related research projects;
* A record of research publication;
* One or more years of experience or combined education and experience in teaching at undergraduate or graduate levels in nursing or health related field;



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 17, 2020


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Electronic submission of application materials is required. Applicants must apply via the online application system at jobs.wisc.edu. Please click on the "APPLY NOW" button to start an application. A complete application includes the following:

1. A letter of application referring to Position Vacancy Listing #101059 and referencing areas of research expertise, teaching experience, and scholarly interest which describes research program and teaching interests;
2. A current curriculum vitae;
3. Three data-based publications;
4. Three letters of reference from individuals who can evaluate teaching and research.

Instructions for how to submit application materials:

1. Please submit your letter of application, current CV, and three data-based publications as a SINGLE PDF.
2. Letters of references must be emailed directly from the reference to Susan Zahner at [email protected]

Applications submitted outside of the jobs.wisc.edu online application process will not be considered. Failure to submit complete application materials may result in ineligibility for this position. For questions regarding this position, please contact Susan Zahner at [email protected]

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

To Ensure Consideration:

To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by midnight on January 15, 2020. The position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

A criminal background check is required prior to start of appointment.


Susan Zahner
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Oct 18 2019 Central Daylight Time
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