Associate/Full Professor

University of Connecticut
Storrs Campus

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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Search #: 496950
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Faculty Tenure Track


The University of Connecticut, School of Nursing is seeking applications to fill a full-time, 9-month, tenured/tenure-track Associate/Full Professor position. Candidates with research expertise in underlying mechanisms/precision health care, health equity, genetics, chronic disease, aging, symptom self-management, pain physiology and/or management, maternal-child health and/or pediatrics are strongly encouraged to apply. Faculty members are also responsible for teaching and participating in professional service activities. UConn's philosophy of interdisciplinary scholarly collaboration and the School's Center for Nursing Scholarship and Innovation create an environment for productivity and achievement for an established scholar. The School offers assignments adjusted for concentration on research; collaborations with the Schools of Dental Medicine, Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Social Work; support for teaching and learning; and opportunities for international work. The School of Nursing provides an environment supporting interdisciplinary research and emerging areas of research. The faculty member may be joint-appointed in the School of Medicine. Faculty working in the area of pain will join the interdisciplinary pain research faculty at the University of Connecticut Center for the Advancement in Managing Pain (CAMP) and the School’s P20 Center for Accelerating Precision Pain Self-Management (CAPPS-M), participating in creating a new era of interdisciplinary pain management research.

Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.


  • All applicants must be eligible for RN licensure in the State of CT by the date of hire.
  • All applicants must have an earned doctorate in a related field preferably a Ph.D. in nursing.
  • All applicants must have an advanced degree in Nursing (MS or Ph.D.). A Ph.D. in a related field is acceptable if an applicant has an MS in Nursing.
  • Demonstrated active program of scholarship through sustained research publications and extramural funding.
  • Experience teaching at an institution of higher education, with documented positive student evaluations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and interact productively with faculty, staff and students.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute through scholarship, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.
  • A record of contribution through research, teaching, and public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.
  • Demonstrated, excellent record of involvement in undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral education, commensurate with the rank they are seeking.


  • Ph.D. in Nursing.
  • A record of publications and extramural research grants in the areas of genetics, chronic disease, aging, pain, maternal-child health, and/or pediatric research.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence in relevant areas of expertise.
  • Completion of a post-doctoral fellowship.
  • Advanced Practice RN.
  • Evidence of service to the university, the field, or profession through leadership in professional organizations, editorial activities, and successful involvement in undergraduate/graduate curriculum development.

    The 9-month tenure/tenure-track faculty appointment is initially subject to annual reappointment reviews. Position rank and compensation package will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience. The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of working at UConn’s regional campuses across the state. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2023.


    Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


    Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online and submit the following application materials:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing your credentials relative to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • One-page teaching statement
  • One-page research/scholarship statement
  • One-page commitment to diversity statement (as related to broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research, and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.)
  • Five letters of reference
  • Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information regarding the School of Nursing please visit the School's website at

    Inquiries other than applications can be directed to:

    Valarie Artigas DNP, APRN, NNP-BC


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    At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.

    This position will be filled subject the budgetary approval.

    All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

    All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.

    The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce. The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner. This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all. We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.

    Advertised: Dec 06 2022 Eastern Standard Time
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    The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 30,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge throughout the University’s network of campuses. Connecticut’s commitment to higher education helps UConn attract students who thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. Our school pride is fueled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. UConn fosters a diverse and vibrant culture that meets the needs and seizes the opportunities of a dynamic global society.

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