University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 241148-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The School of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking to fill 7 tenure track faculty positions. Successful candidates will join a vibrant and collaborative group of scientists and scholars conducting innovative and impactful research aimed at improving health care services and individual and population health across the lifespan. We seek candidates who will develop and maintain robust funded research programs. Candidates with research programs that generate new knowledge, in one or more of the following recruitment priority areas are, are strongly encouraged to apply:

* Child and family health
* Health equity
* Psychiatric/Mental health
* Informatics
* Health systems innovation and leadership
* Population/global health

Successful candidates for these positions will also teach courses aligned with their expertise in undergraduate nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and PhD programs, and will mentor undergraduate honors and graduate students in research and scholarship. Service to the school, university, and profession, and contribution to inclusive excellence are also expectations for these positions.

Principal Duties:

* Tenure-track faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing conduct research, teach courses, mentor graduate students, and contribute to school, university, community, and professional activities through academic citizenship and leadership.
* Tenure-track faculty members positively contribute to School of Nursing and University of Wisconsin-Madison goals for diversity and inclusive excellence.
* Successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain a collaborative, innovative, robust, and highly visible research program that entails conceptualizing, designing, and conducting research studies; managing research staff; following all research compliance policies; disseminating research results; and seeking extramural research funding. Research programs may build on one or more of the following research approaches: symptom science, systems science, qualitative methods, health services research, epidemiology, informatics, large data analytics, or mixed methods. Research programs should be consistent with national nursing, public health, behavioral health, aging, family health, mental health, health care, or health systems priorities for extramural funding.
* Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses aligned with their expertise at baccalaureate and/or graduate levels. Teaching may include co-teaching in active learning environments and interprofessional education with health sciences students and faculty. Teaching may include face to face, blended, and online delivery.
* Research mentoring of undergraduate honors students, PhD students, and postdoctoral fellows is expected.
* Successful candidates will be expected to actively contribute to school, university, community, and professional committees and other activities through academic service.
* Appointments at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks are possible. For appointments at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, a substantial nationally recognized record of research, publication, teaching, and service meeting criteria for a tenured faculty position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be required.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

* Earned research doctorate (PhD or equivalent) in Nursing or related field required.
* If earned research doctorate is not in nursing, graduate degree in nursing is required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

* Three or more years of experience or combined research training and experience in conducting health-related research projects;
* A record of research publication;
* One or more years of experience or combined education and experience in teaching at undergraduate or graduate levels in nursing or health related field is required; teaching experience using active learning strategies, co-teaching, concept-based teaching, blended and online teaching, and interprofessional education strategies is desirable.

License or Certificate:

* Eligibility for Registered Nurse licensure in Wisconsin is required

Additional Information:

The UW-Madison School of Nursing, established in 1924, is the leading nursing research institution in Wisconsin. The mission of the school is to develop leaders for the profession and society; we make discoveries, enhance systems, and improve health through research, education, and practice. The School of Nursing strives to achieve inclusive excellence and fosters an academic environment that welcomes diversity in students, faculty, staff, and the curriculum.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply

A caregiver background check will be conducted prior to hire.

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 15, 2022


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Electronic submission of application materials is required. Applicants must apply via the online application system at jobs.wisc.edu . Please click on the "" button to start an application. Application submitted outside of the jobs.wisc.edu online application system will not be considered. Failure to submit complete application materials may result in ineligibility for this position. A complete application includes the following:

1. A letter of application referring to Position Vacancy Listing (PVL) #241148 and referencing areas of research expertise, teaching experience, and scholarly interest and which describes their research program and teaching plans
2. A current curriculum vitae
3. Three data-based publications
4. Three letters of reference from individuals who can evaluate teaching and research

Instructions for how to submit application materials:

Please submit your letter of application, current CV, and three data-based publications as PDF files. Letters of references must be emailed directly from the reference to Dr. Susan Zahner at susan.zahner@wisc.edu .

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Susan Zahner at susan.zahner@wisc.edu .

To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by midnight on January 15, 2022. The position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Susan Zahner
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Sep 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
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