Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor - Research Department, Cizik School of Nursing

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor - Research Department, Cizik School of Nursing

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240001TQ

Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston located in theTexas Medical Center, the largest healthcare complex in the world is recruiting faculty for the academic rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor.


  • Teaches and actively maintains research productivity

  • Develops a funded program of scientific research.

  • Provides direct patient care activities through clinical practice opportunities with affiliated hospitals and other healthcare organizations.

  • Instructs didactic coursework (online and classroom as appropriate) and mentors students.

Other scholarly/institutional service responsibilities will be determined in coordination with the Department Chair.


  • Doctoral degree in nursing or related field (Ph.D., DrPH).

  • Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Texas.


  • MSN or related discipline

  • Funded post-doctoral fellowship or history of federal funding as a principal investigator (Faculty on the tenure-track).


Depending upon the specialty area (e.g. CRNA, NP-BC).

Excellent benefits packages and competitive pay based on education and experience are offered.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.