Job Description

Open Rank of Nursing

Posting Numberreq10616
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentCollege of Nursing (AFD)
Academic LocationCollege of Nursing
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The faculty & staff of the University of New Mexico College of Nursing welcome you to a tradition of excellence in research, education and clinical practice. We represent the very best in quality & innovation within an academic environment of biobehavioral, environmental and data science oriented research. Our focus is on building robust programs of research, as well as, evidence for effective practice and translating that evidence-based knowledge to practice & policy environments.

We are currently recruiting a senior faculty member with research in the areas of Biobehavioral, Environmental Toxicology, Data Science or Social Science with a strong track record of research, publication and extramural funding, along with a demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary research and education.

The incoming faculty will teach and maintain an active program of research and/or scholarship. The combination of teaching and scholarly productivity is a fundamental component of a research University. Responsibilities include research/scholarship, teaching, mentoring and advising students, student oversight, and participation in program activities and committees to ensure stated program goals are achieved.

This position may also participate in service projects with internal and external community partners that share the college's mission. The College welcomes applicants interested in working with stakeholders from multidisciplinary health care and academic areas.

The University of New Mexico, College of Nursing, offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package. The selected individual will receive an academic appointment commensurate with their credentials and qualifications.

The University of New Mexico is New Mexico’s flagship R1 research intensive institution occupying nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 500,000 people. The College of Nursing provides exemplary and innovative education, research, practice, service, and leadership to advance the science of nursing and improve tribal, state, national, and global health. The College of Nursing is part of a vibrant Health Sciences Center (HSC), which includes New Mexico’s only Level 1 trauma center and medical school. The HSC provides an exceptional education for more than 1500 students each year in 21 different health fields. The HSC is known for cutting edge research with more than $165 million in extramural research funding. The HSC has an established Clinical & Translational Science Center that provides extensive opportunities and resources to support collaborative research in a variety of interest areas.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Research Doctorate (PhD)
  • Established program of research or scholarship with record of external funding
  • Record of data-based, peer reviewed publications related to program of research, or writing policies, national whitepapers, and/or federal directives

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A commitment to working and collaborating with diverse students and faculty, and communities
  • Experience mentoring graduate students in dissertations and grant opportunities
  • Advancing research/scholarship in non-academic settings
  • Demonstrated success in sustainable scholarship along with history of working in a multidisciplinary and interdepartmental program of research
  • Current extramural research funding
Application InstructionsTo ensure full consideration, the application must include: 1.) Letter of Interest that addresses the applicant’s experience and minimum qualifications as well as specifically addressing each of the preferred qualifications for this position.2.) Curriculum Vitae 3.) List of three professional references with one being of a higher academic rank than yourself including name, telephone number, and e-mail address. References will be checked at final stage of consideration
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 10/22/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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