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Endowed Chair - Palliative Care
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Date Posted Jul. 10, 2019
Title Endowed Chair - Palliative Care
University University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Department College of Nursing
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Endowed/Distinguished Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Women's Health
    Nursing - Women's Health
    Nursing - Practitioner (all categories)
    Nursing - Pediatric
    Nursing - Geriatrics
    Nursing - Adult Care
    Nursing - General
    Hospice/Palliative Care
    Health Services/Research & Policy
    Health Sciences - General

An internationally prominent faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and new technology combine to make the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center a leader in research, education and patient care. One of only a few comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges – Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Graduate Studies – the OU Health Sciences Center serves approximately 4,000 students in more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs on campuses in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

The College of Nursing seeks strategic and entrepreneurial leaders for an Endowed Chair. Within a life course perspective, the College is dedicated to leadership in nursing education, research and practice innovation. With a commitment to diversity in all its forms, we seek interdisciplinary thinkers with strength in research, a commitment to excellence, and a demonstrated track record of successful collaboration.

  • Ziegler Palliative Care Endowed Chair
    The Zeigler Endowed Chair will be awarded to a nurse or health related scientist with an earned doctorate and possessing a program of clinically focused research in palliative care or related field.

Candidates must be tenure-eligible for senior university rank of associate or full professor. The successful candidate will bring a record of past and current extramural research funding, a consistent publication history, evidence of strong student and faculty mentorship, graduate teaching experience and a spirit of collaborative teamwork. Possible collaborations in research include the Stephenson Cancer Center, Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, Donald W. Reynolds Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence and Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine, and other campus and community agencies that address health across the life span.

Nominations and applications are currently being accepted with immediate screening for interviews. Persons from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply so that our faculty may be reflective of the populations we serve. Please visit our website for additional information. To apply, send letter of interest addressing the position responsibilities and qualifications, curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references to:

Dean Gary L. Loving, PhD, RN
College of Nursing, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
1100 North Stonewall Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117
Email: Website:

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Contact Information

  • Dean Gary L. Loving, PhD, RN
    College of Nursing
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    1100 N. Stonewall Ave.
    Oklahoma City, OK 73117


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