Job Description

Open Rank of Nursing

Posting Numberreq6317
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 SummaryThe University of New Mexico, College of Nursing is seeking applicants for a tenured associate or full professor. The successful applicant will be an outstanding independent scholar in public health and emergency preparedness as demonstrated by federal funding and publications in peer-reviewed journals. Candidates should have academic credentials sufficient to meet tenure eligibility requirements.

Applicants for this tenured faculty position will help grow transdisciplinary public health research, service and education, as well as, collaboration with the United States Public Health Services. Applicants should be an exceptional leader who wishes to enhance the college's graduate programs through an exciting period of growth and expansion. The selected candidate will be actively involved in public health policy, education, and community service efforts. The College is seeking a candidate who has a national presence, and fosters multi-institutional and community collaborations. This position will teach; advise and mentor students; and 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. Desired applicants should have an emphasis in working in the following: public health and government agencies, Veterans Affairs, Indian Health Services, emergency management and disaster preparedness, non-profit organizations, finance and health policy, and health law.

This position promotes public health with an interdisciplinary and comprehensive approach to research and interventions to address health issues.

The University of New Mexico is New Mexico’s flagship RI 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 intended 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. The HSC seeks to provide high quality and accessible services to diverse communities with outreach across the state of New Mexico.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned PhD.
  • National and/or international leadership experience in Public Health.
  • Experience teaching and mentoring students or health care professionals in the field of health systems, services, or policy.
  • Establish program of research or scholarship with record of external funding.
  • Record of data-based, peer reviewed publications related to a program of research, or writing policies, national white papers, and federal directives.
  • Must be eligible for licensure in New Mexico.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience mentoring graduate students in dissertations and grant opportunities or advancing research/scholarship in health care professionals.
  • A commitment to working and collaborating with diverse students and faculty, and communities.
  • A background in the Public Health Services and/or federal health care systems.
Application InstructionsTo assure full consideration, applications must include: 1) Letter of Interest 2) Curriculum Vitae 3) List of three professional references including name, telephone number, and e-mail address with at least one reference of your most current employment setting.
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 9/28/2018. 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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