The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected schools of nursing, founded in 1924. It was the academic home of Florence Blake, a pioneer in establishing the field of pediatric nursing as a specialty. The School of Nursing celebrates its 90th anniversary by announcing the opening of the Florence Blake Professorship in Child and Family Nursing.
A mid-career tenure track faculty appointment is available for a nursing faculty member with a developing program of research and teaching related to the care of children and families, preferably focusing on improvement of care for high-risk or vulnerable children, or on prevention of serious chronic conditions in children. The professorship is for a five-year term and carries with it a stipend to support the program of research. The anticipated start date for this appointment is January 14, 2015. Salary is negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience. Visit http://www.son.wisc.edu/son-employment.htm for more information.
Duties for this professorship require a full range of research, teaching, and service commensurate with the tenure-track position. A fundable research program is expected. Responsibilities include teaching in graduate and undergraduate nursing programs, graduate student advising, research mentoring of PhD students, and service commensurate with appointment. Candidates will demonstrate capacities to conduct a focused program of research, to secure extramural funding to support research and assist in supporting graduate students, teach in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs, and collaborate with clinical partners in practice improvement and clinically focused research.
Principal Focus Areas:
The successful candidate’s program of research and teaching shall focus on one of the following areas:
Nominations and inquiries are welcome. Applications—mailed or electronically submitted—must be received by January 9, 2015. For specific questions about the position responsibilities, please contact Dean Katharyn May at (608) 263-9725 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
How to Apply:
Please forward a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter summarizing interest in this position referencing PVL #77688, three representative publications, and three letters of reference from individuals who can address the qualifications of the candidate to Dean Katharyn May, UW–Madison School of Nursing, 5226B Signe Skott Cooper Hall, 701 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53705 (phone: 608-263-9725; e-mail: email@example.com). Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. For specific questions about the position responsibilities, please contact Dean Katharyn May. The School of Nursing will continue screening all candidates after consideration date until a qualified candidate is chosen for this position.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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