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  • Nursing Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty, Biobehavioral Nursing Science
    Biobehavioral Nursing Science
    University of Illinois Chicago

    The College of Nursing at the University of Illinois Chicago is one of the premier nursing schools in the nation, with four degree programs ranked in the top 15 by U.S. News & World Report and a research enterprise ranked No. 9 for NIH funding among U.S. nursing schools. Our mission is to transform health, healthcare and policy through knowledge generation and translation, and also through education of future nurse leaders from diverse backgrounds. More than 1,500 students are enrolled in bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs at six Illinois campuses: Chicago, Peoria, Rockford, Quad Cities, Springfield and Urbana. We count among our current and emeriti faculty: eight members of the Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame; 33 fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN); and six former deans and professors named "Living Legends" of the AAN. All this at the University of Illinois Chicago, which has seven times received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Learn more at

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Faculty are expected to develop and maintain an independent research program. Significant achievements include obtaining competitive extramural funding and publishing results in high-impact scientific journals. Faculty may work together in collaborative research teams. In nursing, research productivity is expected to influence practice innovations and advance the multidisciplinary nature of healthcare. Faculty are also expected to mentor students into research roles that result in joint publications and presentations.

    • Tenure-track faculty also coordinate and teach undergraduate or graduate courses. UIC Nursing courses may occur in a traditional classroom, laboratory, or seminar; class meetings may be in-person, online, or hybrid. Faculty are also responsible for student advising and mentoring, including supervising students’ research.

    • Tenure-track faculty participate in the service missions of the university and professional organizations, which may occur in local, national, or international settings.

    • Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their research, teaching, and/or service activities because we openly embrace these values. We encourage individuals from historically under-represented groups to apply for this position.




    Minimum Qualifications:

    • PhD (or comparable research-focused degree) in nursing or a health-related science.

    • Refereed and data-based publications with prior or current external or internal research funding.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Post-doctoral research training is preferred.


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