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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor - Research Department, Cizik School of Nursing in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth

Requisition #: 200002IM

Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) – located in Houston’s Texas Medical Center, the largest healthcare complex in the world – is recruiting faculty for the academic rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor.

Cizik School of Nursing invites applications for full-time tenure track positions in any specialty area. For information on our top ranked school, see:https://nursing.uth.edu/


Faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, Tenure Track should show a strong potential for developing a funded program of scientific research. Faculty at the rank of tenured Associate Professor or Professor should have a strong program of funded research.

Faculty on the tenure track are expected to teach and actively maintain their research productivity. Instructional responsibilities include both didactic coursework (online and classroom as appropriate) and mentoring of students.

Faculty may also provide direct patient care activities through clinical practice opportunities with affiliated hospitals and other healthcare organizations.

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


A doctoral degree in nursing or related field (PhD, DrPH) and eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Texas are required for the rank of Assistant Professor and above. MSN or related discipline preferred.

For tenure-track faculty, preference goes to those who have completed a funded post-doctoral fellowship or to those who have a history of federal funding as a principal investigator.

Additional certifications may be required or desired depending upon the specialty area (e.g. CRNA, NP-BC).

Excellent benefit package and competitive pay based on education and experience is offered.

All interested applicants should apply on our "Faculty Career Opportunities” website:https://www.uth.edu/careers/index.htm

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 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 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.

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