Gladys E Sorensen Endowed Professor for Advancing Care of Individuals with Serious Illness (Ten...
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University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USAPosition 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, discovery, 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 professor position is available. The Gladys E. Sorenson Endowed Professor for Advancing Care of Individual with Serious Illness will be a senior nurse scientist with a history of extramurally funded research focused on improving the quality of care and symptom management for individuals with serious illness across the continuum of heath care.
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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The Gladys E. Sorensen Professor will be a national leader in discovering and disseminating new knowledge in the care and symptom management of individuals with serious illness. This Endowed Professor will build and lead interdisciplinary research teams that will have an impact on care delivery and quality of life.
- 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.
- 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.
*Previous teaching experience at the graduate level. *Previous mentoring experience. *Program of research as evidenced by extramurally funded research and data-based publications.*Eligible for Registered Nurse licensure in Arizona.Rank :
To be DeterminedTenure Information:
Always ExemptFull Time/Part Time:
Full TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week:
Yes - Full BenefitsRate of Pay:
DOE, Salary commensurate with AACN public school benchmarksCompensation 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:
1Target 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 MobileOpen Date:
5/5/2021Open Until Filled:
YesDocuments Needed to Apply:
Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover LetterSpecial 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.