UConn is one of the top public research universities in the nation, with more than 30,000 students pursuing answers to critical questions in labs, lecture halls, and the community. Knowledge exploration throughout the University’s network of campuses is united by a culture of innovation. An unprecedented commitment from the state of Connecticut ensures UConn attracts internationally renowned faculty and the world’s brightest students. As a vibrant, progressive leader, UConn fosters a diverse and dynamic culture that meets the challenges of a changing global society.
UConn School of Nursing is ranked among the top 30 nursing graduate programs in the country. It has nearly 70 faculty members, 618 undergraduate, and 261 graduate students; both DNP and Ph.D. programs; and is actively engaged in research and clinical scholarship in pain management, health care innovation, high risk infancy, gerontology, and more. The School of Nursing is based on UConn’s main campus in Storrs.
Open Faculty and Staff Positions
Administrative Program Support 3, Accreditation & Assistant to Associate Deans
Under the direction of the Manager of the School of Nursing Dean’s Office, the incumbent is the primary contact and administrative support for the School of Nursing’s accreditation activities, the School’s Continuing Education Program, and primary administrative support for the Associate Deans of Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Affairs, who oversee undergraduate and graduate education programs. This position requires the ability to independently perform a full range of confidential and administrative support activities and work effectively with a wide variety of diverse individuals as well as collaborate with internal administrators and the School’s leadership team.
Postdoctoral Research Associates
The School of Nursing is pleased to invite applications for two (2) Postdoctoral Research Associate positions. Ideal Postdoctoral Research candidates will have completed a Ph.D. in nursing or a related field in the past two years; nurses with prior experience in pain, maternal-child health, or health disparities are encouraged to apply. Grant writing experience is preferred. Postdoctoral research associates may have access to datasets and may be able to propose and lead their own research aligned with grant priorities. The fellowships are available as early as July 1, 2022, with an initial tenure of 12 months.
Adjunct Clinical Faculty
The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for adjunct clinical faculty positions, with expertise in teaching fundamentals, behavioral health, maternal/newborn, child health, and/or advanced medical/surgical nursing. We have positions at our Storrs campus for our traditional 4‐year undergraduate program as well as our CEIN/BS program at our Storrs, Avery Point, Stamford, and Waterbury campuses.
Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Dean, the faculty member will be responsible to teach undergraduate courses; supervise pre‐licensure students in clinical work each semester; establish a practice site for nursing practice activities; assist with development of faculty practice plan; apprise each student of his or her clinical performance on a regular basis; conduct evaluation of individual students’ clinical performance via impromptu meetings and planned evaluation conferences; evaluate students’ written work; act as liaison to clinical agencies, and share clinical expectations and course syllabi with relevant agency staff; address and initiate action when required for student/agency issues that may arise; and participate in campus laboratory teaching experiences, as required.
Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing; current Connecticut RN license; three years of practice experience in the relevant clinical area; completion of required health indicators (MMR titers, TB status, Hepatitis B and others as required by clinical agencies) and CPR at time of employment.
Preferred qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in Nursing; previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education; clinical nurse educator certification.
Terms and Conditions: These are adjunct faculty positions, which are generally appointed on a semester-by-semester basis. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To Apply: interested qualified applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to:
UConn School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, CT 06269‐4026