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Associate Dean for Research, College of Nursing (Professor, Tenure)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Health Sciences Deans

Posting Number: req19874

Department: College of Nursing

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: 1305 N. Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona's College of Nursing is one of the country's most respected research institutions and a leader in health-sciences education and scholarship, located in beautiful Southern Arizona. We are currently seeking an Associate Dean of Research. This Faculty Scholar will support our research mission to increase extramural research funding and faculty scholarship.

The Associate Dean for Research will create a highly supportive environment for research productivity across faculty, pre- and post-doctoral scholars and manage the resources of the Office of Research and Scholarship (ORS). The incumbent will assist faculty and student colleagues with their research career scholarship, make outcomes visible, and collaborate with the administrative team, particularly Division Directors to manage and grow resources. This is a joint administrative and senior faculty rank position.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities


  • Build on an expanding research foundation within the College.
  • Advance faculty research capacity by providing research development sessions, faculty resources and research mentoring.
  • Facilitate innovative research and robust research training across the College.
  • Facilitate the attainment of extramural research funding across clusters of investigators.
  • Increase collaborations across the UAHS Campus and Colleges across the UA campus.
  • Engage in strategic planning and build relationships to increase funding streams.
  • Advocate for resource allocation to and manage the resources of the ORS.
  • Conduct ORS staff recruitment, screening, appointment, orientation, evaluation, promotion and other aspects of career development as needed.
  • Collaborate in and initiate the recruitment of research-intensive faculty.
  • Grow and expand personal research program and scholarship.
  • Serve as a member of the College Administrative team, and participate in relevant administrative meetings.

University and Campus:

  • Act as liaison to and facilitator for inter-institutional and inter-disciplinary research and research training initiatives.
  • Interface with the campus Office of Vice-president for Research and Discovery.

External Community:

  • Develop and create visibility for college-aligned research and research training across constituents.
  • Broker partnerships with community leaders and agencies for synergistic research initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal degree in Nursing or a health-related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Administrative leadership experience in academia.
  • Record of professional service commensurate with rank.
  • Program of scholarship and scholarly activities commensurate with rank of Professor with tenure.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Terry Badger |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

In your cover letter, please describe your experience and if you have a recognized program of extramurally funded and published research.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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