Rita and David Frantz Endowed Professorship in Nursing – Tenure Track Senior Faculty



Job description

The University of Iowa College of Nursing announces an exciting opportunity for a senior faculty member who has a distinguished career in research. As a major research university, we are seeking an individual to join our senior leaders in facilitating scholarship and development of the next generation of scientists in our specific areas of excellence. The Rita and David Frantz Endowed Professorship provides resources and opportunities for continued research engagement, mentorship of faculty and students, and shaping the future of health care and the profession. The college is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in achieving our education, research, service, and practice missions, as demonstrated through our Pillars of Diversity.

The successful candidate will contribute senior leadership, active research with external funding and mentorship directed toward improving symptom management and care delivery. Candidates with well- established programs of research and a sustained record of extramural support are encouraged to apply. Established Associate Professors or Full Professors will be eligible for consideration.

The UI College of Nursing has a long-standing tradition of producing nurse leaders for practice, education and research. For more than a century, College of Nursing graduates have achieved distinguished careers as scholars, educators, practitioners, and nurse executives. US News & World Report publishes America’s Best Graduate Schools 2018, a guidebook that ranks UI College of Nursing graduate programs among the finest in the nation (in comparison to all public and private schools), with Nursing Service Administration (Health Systems) #6 and Gerontological/Geriatric Nursing #11 in all public and private schools. At Iowa, we are committed to preparing future nurse leaders with the courage, creativity, and passion to use their skills and knowledge to improve the health of individuals and communities. We invite you to join our efforts to sustain and enhance excellence in academics and scholarship at Iowa.

Livability.com has named Iowa City #9 in best small to mid-sized cities in the United States. The home of the Hawkeyes proves to be a great place for writers, healthcare providers, and more. Iowa City has also been listed in the Top 10s for College Towns, Best Cities for Book Lovers, and Best Cities for Affordable Health Care. Both the city and the university offer a host of amenities appealing to all residents, from arts and cultural activities, outdoor recreation, top-notch medical facilities, and nightlife to economic development assets, such as research and development, continuing education, and workforce training.

Required Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in nursing or a doctorate in a related field with a graduate degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing. Must be eligible for or currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of Iowa.

Evidence of Intraprofessional collaboration to advance team science

Distinguished record of substantial external research funding

How to apply

Applications should be submitted online at jobs.uiowa.edu under requisition #70826, including a letter outlining interest, research objectives and teaching experience, curriculum vitae, and three references (to be contacted only with permission).


Keela Herr, PhD, RN, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN
Associate Dean for Faculty
The University of Iowa
College of Nursing
306 CNB, 50 Newton Road
Iowa City, IA 52242
Email: keela-herr@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-7080

The University of Iowa is a major national research university located on a 1,900-acre campus in Iowa City in southeast Iowa, on the Iowa River near the intersection of U.S. Interstate Highways 80 and 380. Iowa is composed of 11 colleges, the largest of which is the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, enrolling most of Iowa's undergraduates.