Associate Dean, Research and Innovation - Nursing
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Nevada, United States
Category: Executive - Dean - Health
Posted: 07/12/2019
Application Due: 00/00/0000
Type: Fulltime


Job Description

The Orvis School of Nursing is recruiting for an Associate Dean for Research and Innovation. The Associate Dean, Research and Innovation oversees all Orvis School of Nursing (OSN) research initiatives and related activities. The Associate Dean is responsible for promoting and facilitating innovative programs of research and scholarly productivity of the faculty. The primary responsibilities of the Associate Dean for Research include visionary planning for innovative research initiatives, providing guidance to research-oriented faculty, obtaining research funding, and facilitating team science across the OSN and within the university.

Required Qualifications

Doctoral Degree in Nursing or related field and six years of college-level teaching and research with emphasis in research involving extramural funding and publication. Related Experience: sustained program of research and publication with a track record of extramural funding which included federal funding; experience in advising and mentoring faculty.

Must qualify for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor (Rank III) or Professor (Rank IV) within the Orvis School of Nursing.

Must be licensed or eligible for license as an RN in the state of Nevada.

Compensation Grade


Total Compensation 

The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit:

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program 

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.

Department Contact/Information

For more information, please contact search committee chairperson, Wei Chen Tung, PhD, RN, FAAN ( or apply online. For more information about the Orvis School of Nursing, please go to



Full-Time Equivalent


Required Attachment(s)

Please attach the following documents to your application

  1. Resume/CV

  2. Cover Letter

  3. Contact Information for three professional references

  4. Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled

For more information and to apply, visit: e-Dean--Research-and-Innovation----Nursing_R0111973

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

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As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

About Us

The University of Nevada, Reno - founded in 1874 as Nevada's first institution of higher education - is notable for its enrollment growth in recent years (approaching 22,000 students in Fall 2018); its investment of more than $750 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities since 2009; and its status as Nevada's leading research institution, with research and development expenditures in excess of $106 million in 2017. The University enjoys the highest Carnegie Classification of R1, denoting it as a comprehensive, doctoral university with very high research activity. Here, students can pursue more than 460 undergraduate and graduate degree, certificate and minor programs. The University is ranked in the top tier of National Universities by U.S. News & World Report and in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Located where the Sierra Nevada meets the high desert of the Great Basin, the University's verdant, 290-acre campus is a 45-minute drive from scenic Lake Tahoe. Today, the University delivers on its land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, support, engagement and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students' cognitive growth and academic achievement all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education, according to both Forbes and Money magazines (2018).

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