University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Nursing – Lincoln
Associate Professor / Professor Nurse Scientist
Academic Career & Executive
Search is pleased to assist the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing in their search for an Associate Professor /
Professor Nurse Scientist
This is an extraordinary opportunity to join one of the top tier schools of nursing in academic
standing and federal research funding in the country. The College of Nursing in the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the state’s
only public academic health sciences center, desires an Associate Professor or Professor Nurse Scientist for the Lincoln Campus. The Lincoln
campus of the UNMC College of Nursing is located in a cutting-edge facility that is shared with the University Health Center of the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing (CON), Lincoln division is seeking an Associate Professor or Professor Nurse Scientist. This
research-intensive 12-month position includes the opportunity for an Endowed Professorship or Endowed Chair appointment. The nurse
scientists should have a history of interdisciplinary collaboration with a sustained record of funded research, a national presence, and
experience mentoring junior nurse scientists and graduate students.
The UNMC CON has numerous resources to assist faculty research to
succeed with their research trajectory and has a cadre of research-focused faculty who are energetic, passionate, and experts in their
respective program of study. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with CON team of nurse scientists statewide, including
three divisions in rural Nebraska. The CON team of nurse scientists impact healthcare and healthcare policy through their innovative
The candidate will supervise graduate students with their scholarly/research projects, serve on dissertation committees,
and participate in synchronous/asynchronous instruction. Service to the college and to the nursing profession is part of the tripartite
Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences
center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating
diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving the state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC has six
colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs.
care, nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant and pharmacy programs rank among the best in U.S. News & World Report rankings.
U.S. News & World Report also ranked UNMC’s online graduate nursing programs as among the best.
* Online Master’s
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty program was ranked second in the nation in 2019 and the public health online
master’s degree program in the College of Public Health was ranked sixth by Best Masters Programs, an independent online guide.
UNMC was named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Top Producing Institution for the 2019-2020 academic year by the U.S. Department of State’s
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
* Nearly half of Nebraska’s physicians, dental professionals, pharmacists,
bachelor-prepared nurses, and allied health professionals have graduated from UNMC.
The UNMC College of Nursing is the largest
and most far-reaching of UNMC’s six health colleges and has a major presence and impact in all areas of Nebraska and nationwide. The
programs are nationally and internationally recognized for their world-class delivery of education, research, and nursing practice.
UNMC is a leader in advanced, student-centered learning technologies and interdisciplinary learning. The College offers comprehensive
BSN, MSN, PMC, DNP, PhD, and continuing education programs to prepare students for leadership roles in nursing practice, research,
education, health policy and administration.
Over the past ten years, the College of Nursing has benefited from donor generosity with
the addition of new buildings on four of its campuses, including the Center for Nursing Science in the Omaha campus and the new building for
the UNMC College of Nursing Lincoln Division and the UNL University Health Center on the Lincoln campus.
The Lincoln Division of the UNMC College of Nursing is located in a cutting edge facility that is shared with the University Health
Center of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Located near 19th and Antelope Valley on the edge of UNL’s city campus, the
College of Nursing’s portion of the building was designed to attract more nursing faculty and raise the level of nursing education and
research. Interprofessional collaboration is available with the UNMC College of Dentistry located on UNL’s East Campus.
location allows for a four-year college experience while attending nursing school. Undergraduate students are able to be involved in UNL
campus activities, Greek life, and take part in sport, art, and cultural events.
“The new facility expands the college’s capacity for
continued growth and excellence in learning and discovery,” said Juliann Sebastian, Ph.D., dean of the UNMC College of Nursing. “This unique
and wonderful building has world-class active learning spaces, immersive learning technology and expanded research space where students will
learn to be outstanding nurses and leaders. The new space also increases capacity for future program expansion.”
107,000-square-foot building opened in 2018 and cost $43.9 million, with the College of Nursing portion estimated at $19.8 million, which
was covered by state funds and private contributions.
The Lincoln Division provides high and low fidelity simulations available for
practicing skill, and virtual reality learning equipment connected with the other four College of Nursing campuses. Both undergraduate and
graduate nursing students utilize Learning Resource Center mannequins and space to practice nursing skills. High fidelity simulation
consists of interaction with computerized mannequins in an environment that closely resembles reality.
Living in the
Lincoln, Nebraska’s capital city, is a vibrant and thriving city of nearly 300,000 people that has many of the
cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community.
With more parkland per
capita than Austin, Portland and all but a handful of U.S. cities, an extensive (and growing) bike trail network, many and diverse
employment opportunities and a low cost of living, Lincoln is one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest and has been cited as
one of the best places to live.
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UNMC is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Terms of
employment are in keeping with University of Nebraska and UNMC policy. UNMC is an equal opportunity employer.