The University of Kansas School of Nursing is seeking qualified tenure track applicants interested in becoming part of an exciting environment that offers strong research support. Opportunities are available at Assistant, Associate, and Professor levels starting July 1, 2006. The School’s research emphasis areas are Health Behavior/Research and Health Care Effectiveness; the school also houses the National Database for Nursing Quality Indicators.
Location in an academic medical center with Centers on Aging, Cancer, Environmental Health, Telehealth, and Reproductive Services presents abundant opportunities for interdisciplinary research. The newly created Center for Life Sciences in Metropolitan Kansas City provides support and opportunities for collaborative research across several institutions.
Qualified applicants should have a doctorate in nursing or related field, master’s degree in nursing, demonstrated excellence in baccalaureate and graduate education, and a strong program of research.
Major responsibilities include:
Maintaining an ongoing program of research.
Securing external funding for research/training programs appropriate to expertise.
Teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs according to educational preparation and research expertise.
Priority recruitment areas include Nursing of Adults, Pediatrics, Organizational Leadership, and Oncology.