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

Tucson, AZ
May 08, 2021
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



College of Nursing

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Medical Sub-Speciality:


UAHS - Tucson


University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights:

The University of Arizona is one of country’s most respected research institutions and is a leader in health-sciences teaching and scholarship. It is a leader in research, ranking in the top 20 among all public universities. 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. As one of 20 UA colleges and one of five colleges comprising the University of Arizona Health Sciences, the College of Nursing offers a wealth of educational resources. We provide exceptional clinical and research opportunities and have a formal research partnership with Banner Health. The College of Nursing mission is to envision, engage and innovate nursing and healthcare learning, discoveries, and clinical practice. Research areas of excellence in the College of Nursing include Precision Science, Health Determinants Science, and Data and Systems Science. Along with a faculty appointment, an endowed chair position is available. The John and Nell Mitchell Endowed Chair for Pediatric Nursing will be a senior nurse scientist with a history of extramurally funded research focused on improving quality of care and symptom management for infants, children, and adolescents who are high-risk and/or chronically ill.

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 & Responsibilities:

The John and Nell Mitchell Endowed Chair will be a national leader in discovering and disseminating new knowledge in pediatric nursing. This Endowed Chair will build and lead interdisciplinary research teams that will have an impact on the complex care of vulnerable infants, children, and adolescents.

  • Develop and maintain a focused, extramurally funded program of research.
  • Communicate scholarship (teaching, research, and/or practice/service) intra and inter professionally.
  • 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 Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or a Master of Science in Nursing.
  • Doctoral degree in Nursing or a related field.
  • Program of research as evidenced by extramurally funded research and data-based publications.
  • Eligible for Registered Nurse licensure in Arizona.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Previous teaching experience at the graduate level. *Previous mentoring experience. *Previous professional leadership experience.

Rank :

To be Determined

Tenure Information:

Tenured (T)


Always Exempt

Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

DOE, Salary commensurate with AACN public school benchmarks

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

ALAN D. JOHNSManaging DirectorAcademic Healthcare and Research Practice LeaderZRG Partners, [email protected] Milk St. Suite 304 Westborough, MA 01581760-537-5473 Office404-304-1984 Mobile

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Confidential inquiries, nominations, expression of interest, candidate materials (including a letter of interest and CV) should be submitted via email to the University of Arizona Search Consultant, Alan D. Johns through the office of ZRG Partners, LLC at [email protected], 760-537-5473. Materials which cannot be emailed should be addressed to: Alan D. Johns 69 Milk St. Suite 304 Westborough, MA 01581 Phone: 760-537-5473.

Diversity Statement:

At 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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