John and Nell Mitchell Endowed Chair for Pediatric Nursing (Tenured), College of Nursing

Tucson, AZ
Oct 17, 2020
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
John and Nell Mitchell Endowed Chair for Pediatric Nursing (Tenured), College of Nursing Posting Numberreq2653 DepartmentCollege of Nursing Department Website LinkMedical Sub-SpecialityLocationUAHS - Tucson AddressUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA Position HighlightsThe University of Arizona is one of country’s most respected research institutions and is a leader in health-sciences teaching and scholarship. The College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and ranks among the top four percent of graduate nursing programs in the United States.

The John and Nell Mitchell Endowed Chair for Pediatric Nursing will be a senior nurse scientist with a nationally funded program of research focused on improving quality of care and symptom management for infants, children, and adolescents who are high-risk and/or chronically ill. The John and Nell Mitchell Endowed Chair will build interdisciplinary research teams that spans the University of Arizona Health Sciences, and disseminates new knowledge that will have an impact on the complex care of vulnerable infants, children and adolescents.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & ResponsibilitiesAs one of twenty UA colleges and one of the five collegescomprising the University of Arizona Health Sciences, the College of Nursingoffers a wealth of educational resources. We provide exceptional clinical andresearch opportunities. The College of Nursing mission is to envision, engageand innovate nursing and healthcare learning, discoveries, and clinicalpractice models.  Duties for this position include:
  • Develop and maintain a focused, extramurally funded program of research.
  • Communicate scholarship (teaching, research, and/or practice/service) intra and inter professionally.
  • Translate scholarship for practice or policy improvement.
  • Serve or develop as a master teacher in the classroom, laboratory, or field sites.
  • Serve as a research mentor to graduate students and undergraduate honors students.
  • Serve as a mentor to and/or collaborator for peer faculty in their teaching, research and practice/service.
  • Participate in faculty governance of the College and University.
  • Provide professional leadership within regional, local, national and international nursing and multi-disciplinary groups.
Minimum Qualifications 
  • Possession of a Doctoral degree in Nursing or a related field by date of hire.
  • Program of research as evidenced by extramurally funded research and data-based publications.
Preferred Qualifications-Previous teaching experience at the graduate level. -Strong research background with supporting evidence. -Eligible for entry level licensure in Arizona. Rank To be Determined Tenure InformationTenured (T)FLSAAlways Exempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryFacultyBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of PayDOE, Salary commensurate with AACN public school benchmarksCompensation Typesalary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesCollege of Nursing - [email protected] Open Date10/16/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to Apply Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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