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PhD Program Director, Nursing; Endowed Professorships in Nursing
University of Texas at Arlington

Date Posted Nov. 3, 2022
Title PhD Program Director, Nursing; Endowed Professorships in Nursing
University University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX, United States
Department College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Endowed/Distinguished Professor
  • Nursing - General

The University of Texas at Arlington

College of Nursing and Health Innovation

PhD Program Director, Nursing; Endowed Professorships in Nursing Position ID: F00237P

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), seeks an outstanding nurse researcher for a tenured position to serve as Program Director of our PhD in Nursing programs. Individuals who meet the qualifications for appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure will be considered for an endowed professorship.

Located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research 1 institution, and is committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovation, instruction and caring community engagement. CONHI is UTA's largest academic unit and is designated a center of excellence by the National League for Nursing. Both its undergraduate and graduate programs are nationally ranked.

Why join CONHI?

  • Join a growing faculty and lead a distinguished PhD in Nursing Program in a college that is ranked #26 in NIH funding among schools of nursing

  • CONHI offers an outstanding research environment with access to state-of the art research facilities and extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations.

  • We offer an excellent benefits package

  • Be a part of our collaborative environment committed to diversity and inclusion

Duties and Responsibilities: Serve as the Program Director for the PhD in Nursing, have an independent program of research and collaborate with colleagues in Nursing, Kinesiology and Public Health within the college and with other disciplines across the university. Opportunities for collaboration in conducting research are extensive at UTA. All faculty contribute to the academic mission and teach in one of our established academic programs. We foster and support interdisciplinary research and education.

Required qualifications:

  1. PhD in Nursing or related field from research intensive program.

  2. Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Texas; minimum of three years of clinical and/or research leadership/mentorship preferred.

  3. Active program of research supported by a strong history of external funding and publications for established researchers.

  4. Demonstrated commitment to nursing research, education, and service.

  5. Eligible for tenure as Associate or Full Professor.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Full position announcement and application details can be found online at

A complete application includes: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter, 3) statement of research interests and goals, 4) diversity statement, and 5) names and contact information of three references.

More about our College: colleges/conhi/people/faculty-opportunities

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

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