The College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati is seeking to fill a tenured faculty position to contribute to the research and education mission of the college. We are searching for a researcher with a funded program of research to serve as the Director of the PhD in Nursing Program.


As the Director of the PhD in Nursing Program, the tenured faculty member will have a responsibility in leading the PhD in Nursing Program. This leadership will include mentoring student and faculty, recruiting diverse program applicants, overseeing the program curriculum, evaluating program outcomes, seeking external funding for programmatic enhancement and supporting a diverse student population, and fostering interprofessional research between students and researchers within the university and colleagues at regional Academic Medical Centers.


  • Lead in research, education, and service
  • Lead the PhD in Nursing Program
  • Seek external funding for programmatic enhancement and to support a diverse student population
  • Evaluate program curriculum and outcomes
  • Assign academic advisors to PhD students
  • Establish internal and external partnerships to further the mission of the program
  • Represent the program with the Graduate School and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing


An established program of research in areas of interest to the discipline of nursing and evidence of sustained, substantial external funding with an earned research doctorate in nursing and teaching experience in higher education at the graduate level. Must be eligible for rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Prior leadership experience preferred, but also interested in a highly motivated and successful junior faculty member who is ready for his/her first leadership experience in a well-established collaborative team.


All positions at UC require background checks. This is a 9-month, tenured position.


Negotiable, competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience for serving as Director, PhD in Nursing Program.

Apply online at: https://jobs.uc.edu/job/Cincinnati-Associate-Professor-PhD-Program-Director-College-of-Nursing-OH-45201/514836400




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled

About University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati (UC) has received wide national recognition including the ranking in the top tier of American Colleges, and as one of 15 “up and coming universities” by U.S. News and World Report and the Chronicle of Higher Education, which calls UC a “research heavyweight”. The University has the highest Carnegie classification (RU/VH) for research and research funding for 2010 was over $443 million. The UC campus has been designated by Forbes Magazine as one of the “13 World’s Most Beautiful College Campuses.”

The College of Nursing and UC offers a strong collaborative network of faculty with research expertise and top-notch research resources. The College is part of the internationally recognized UC Health System (www.uc.edu/health) that includes Colleges of Medicine, Allied Health Sciences and Pharmacy; Hoxworth Blood Center, UC Barrett Cancer Institute at UC Health and Institutes at the Reading Campus. It also has close and long-standing ties to the Cincinnati VA Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, consistently ranked one of the top ten pediatric hospitals in the country. Our commitment to taking UC Nursing to new heights has led us to numerous achievements, including the 10-year reaccreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for our Baccalaureate, Masters, Doctorate and Post-Masters programs, our re-designation as an Apple Distinguished Program for innovation, leadership and educational excellence, and numerous awards.