Available Opportunities


We invite applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions. For these positions, eligible candidates must have an earned Ph.D. degree in nursing science or a related discipline, and evidence of post-doctoral training or independent research experience.

Strong candidates will have a record of externally funded research, peer-reviewed publications, and evidence of mentorship experience. Candidates with expertise related to the school’s major areas of research foci and content expertise in social and biological determinants of health and illness, oncology nursing, palliative and end-of-life care, dementia care, caregiving, and cardiovascular health are encouraged to apply. However, exceptional candidates with strong backgrounds in other areas will be considered.

Competitive candidates should have a record of effective teaching and be committed to working with the school of nursing’s diverse and inclusive academic community. Moreover, candidates from historically marginalized groups, such as racial/ethnic minorities and those who identify as a sexual or gender minority, are encouraged to submit their application materials. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

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We are currently seeking Ph.D. faculty whose research aligns with our major areas of research focus:

  • Aging Across the Lifespan
  • Family/Community Care
  • Neuroscience
  • Self-Management of Health and Illness
  • Symptom Science

With content expertise in:

  • Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities
  • Oncology Care
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Demential Care and Caregiving Science
  • Care of Persons Living with HIV/AIDS
  • Palliative and End of Life Care
  • Basic Science of Health and Illness
  • Data Science

To apply for a faculty position, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy/research interests and diversity statement to:

Carol M. Musil, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA
Dean and Edward J. and Louise Mellen Professor
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

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Available Postdoctoral Opportunities in i-Well Research Lab

The iWell Research Lab run by Associate Professor Matthew Plow, PhD, is seeking postdoctoral candidates for a research program improve the effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Research indicates that interventions involving the learning of self-management skills and engaging in healthy behaviors have only a modest effect on improving function and quality of life in people with MS. Innovative research is needed to optimize the effectiveness of self-management and rehabilitation interventions in people with MS. Such research will need to be interdisciplinary, inclusive and designed to identify the best strategies to improve outcomes of adherence and health.

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