Assoc Professor or Professor (Tenured or Tenure Track) Dir Center for Aging with Di

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Job description

The University of Cincinnati (UC) has received wide national recognition including the ranking in the top tier of American Colleges, and as one of 15 “up and coming universities” by US News and World Report and the Chronicle of Higher Education, which calls UC a “research heavyweight”. The University has the highest Carnegie classification (RU/VH) for research and research funding for 2010 was over $443 million. The UC campus has been designated by Forbes Magazine as one of the “13 World’s Most Beautiful College Campuses.”

The College of Nursing and UC offers a strong collaborative network of faculty with research expertise and top-notch research resources. The College is part of the internationally recognized UC Health System ( that includes Colleges of Medicine, Allied Health Sciences and Pharmacy; Hoxworth Blood Center, UC Barrett Cancer Institute at UC Health and Institutes at the Reading Campus. The College has close and long-standing ties to the Cincinnati VA Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, consistently ranked one of the top ten pediatric hospitals in the country.

The College is highly committed to excellence in research and teaching. The BS and MS nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The MS and Doctorate of Nursing Practice programs focus on variety of Advanced Nursing areas. The MSN online program is ranked #3 by U.S. News & World Report.

The Position:

The College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati is seeking to fill a tenured or tenure track faculty position to contribute to the research mission of the college. Seeking researchers with pre-doctoral or post-doctoral funding or an established program of research with a focus on aging to serve as the Director of the Center for Aging with Dignity.

Position Description:

On a full-time basis, the tenured or tenure track member’s primary responsibility is research, which includes a consistent pattern of obtaining external funding for research and publications in peer-reviewed publications.  Tenured or tenure track faculty members may also contribute to the pedagogical and service missions of the university, expectations for which may be described in their letters of appointment and in their unit reappointment and promotion criteria.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Redesign, redevelop and reinvigorate the College of Nursing Center for Living with Dignity.
  • Lead the establishment of strategic map for the Center that reflects the tripartite mission of research education and service.
  • Fundraise and seek means of external funding.
  • Lead and manage the Center for Living with Dignity activities.
  • Direct the day-day-activities of the Center.
  • Establish internal and external partnerships to further the mission of the Center.
  • Represent the Center to external and internal constituents


An established program of research in areas of interest to the discipline of nursing and evidence of sustained, substantial external funding with an earned research doctorate in nursing with teaching experience in higher education at the graduate level.  Must be eligible for rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Prior Leadership experience preferred.

Information for Applicants:

All positions at UC require background checks.

This is a 12-month position, tenured or tenure earning position.

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Negotiable, competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience with administrative stipend for serving as Director, Center for Aging with Dignity.



How to apply

Apply online

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

The University of Cincinnati offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. UC is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 42,000 students.