Job Summary: The College of Nursing invites qualified individuals to apply for a full-time position as an Associate Professor or Full Professor in the tenure or clinical teaching track. Based on one's background and experience, responsibilities may include participation in the teaching, research and/or practice missions of the College and University. Service and scholarship are expected of all faculty.
Posting Description: The University of Colorado Denver is a premier research university with campuses in downtown Denver and the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. Renowned researchers and award-winning faculty offer more than 100 degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. The Anschutz Medical campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational and clinical facilities on 227 acres. The Anschutz Medical Campus receives more than $421 million in sponsored research awards (FY10-11) and is home to two Magnet hospitals: CU's University Hospital, the number one academic hospital in the U.S. and Children's Hospital Colorado, ranked among the top 10 children's hospitals. The VA Medical Center will join the Anschutz Medical Campus in 2014. The College of Nursing is located on the Anschutz Medical campus along with the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Public Health. The college offers four degrees: BS, MS, PhD, and DNP. Specialty options within the Master's program include Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Health Care Informatics, i-LEAD Nursing Leadership and Health Care Systems, Nurse-Midwifery, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nursing Leadership & Special Needs, Special Studies for Certified Nurse Practitioners, and Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner. Practice at the College of Nursing is based on years of innovation and excellence, rooted largely in our recognition as the birthplace of nurse practitioner education. We are national leaders in nurse-managed care. Our federally qualified health center, Sheridan Health Services, provides an integrated, patient-centered care model for persons of all ages. Our nationally renowned midwifery practices include behavioral health as well as water birth. With regard to clinical education, we were one of the 15 pilot schools to test learning activities for the Quality and Safety Education in Nursing initiative. The college also was one of six schools to test interprofessional learning activities in the "Retooling for Quality and Safety" initiative spearheaded by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), its Open School, and Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Our research mission has two primary foci: biobehavioral science and health care systems. The college's faculty are engaged in bold steps to move to team-based science, develop team-based areas of excellence, speed the development of new knowledge through diverse funding mechanisms, and accelerate the application of research through innovative academic-practice partnerships.
Minimum Qualifications: * A bachelor's and master's degree in nursing and an earned doctorate in nursing or related field * Teaching experience in higher education * An established record of research and scholarship appropriate to rank for tenure-track position or an established record of educational or clinical scholarship appropriate to rank for clinical teaching track position. * National certification in an area of advanced practice if applying for a clinical teaching track position.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Desired Qualifications: * Evidence of a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration * Interpersonal style which fosters respect and openness to the ideas of others and constructive feedback
Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus