The School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Missouri Kansas City invites applications for the Dale and Dorothy Thompson/Missouri Endowed Professorship for Nursing Research. UMKC is commands a leadership role in the Life and Health Sciences in Kansas City. The recent completion of a state-of-the-art research and instructional building on the Hospital Hill campus at UMKC, places the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the center of Life and Health Sciences education and research, along with the Schools of Pharmacy, Dentistry and Medicine. Three teaching hospitals, the Health Department and several clinics are adjacent to the campus. We are linked with Life and Health Sciences research on the Volker Campus in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Schools of Biological Sciences as well as Computing and Engineering. Research expertise at the School of Nursing and Health Studies spans the translational continuum from basic science to direct patient care, along with community action research which addresses urban health issues, cardiovascular health as well as women's health. UMKC participates in the Regional CTSA funded by the NIH at the University of Kansas and in an interuniversity research collaborative in the Kansas City region. In addition, the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce identified the development of a Regional Center for Translational research.
Responsibilities of the Endowed Professor will be to: a) maintain an active program of scholarship and externally funded research; b) mentor junior faculty to assist in their obtaining extramural funding; c) teach in the educational programs in Nursing; and d) advance the School's mission, vision, values, and strategic plans for research. In addition, the Endowed Professor will be expected to spearhead collaborative research initiatives across the campus and within the community and participate in patent procurement.
Earned doctorate in nursing or related field
If a RN holds an unencumbered license issued by the state of Missouri
Evidence of outstanding scholarship and current extramural funding
Record of quality teaching and service appropriate to the rank of professor
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A national and international reputation in a field of research
RN or experience working with nursing practice, education, and/or research
Experience in interprofessional teaching and research
Ability to mentor faculty and doctoral students
Full Time/Part Time
Salary commesurate with external and internal funding and candidate qualifications
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