The College of Nursing and Health Sciences invites applications for this inaugural named chair position at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The Jane W. and James E. Moore Chair in Nursing Research will be an innovative, collaborative and experienced nurse scholar with a record of an established program of research, expertise in securing external grant funding, extensive manuscript review history and numerous research publications. This individual will bring an outstanding record of academic achievement, leadership, teaching and outreach skills as well as proven mentorship abilities.
The Chair in Nursing Research provides leadership and vision in knowledge generation and knowledge translation, congruent with the vision, mission and strategic goals of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Serving as a nursing scholarship expert and resource for the Department of Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, this person reports to the Chair of the Department of Nursing. As a tenured member of the Department of Nursing, this individual will serve as a member of the Institute of Health Sciences.
The primary focus of the Chair in Nursing Research is facilitating scholarship production of faculty and students with some teaching in the graduate and undergraduate nursing programs. This candidate would facilitate and lead research activities with faculty and students and engage nursing students in high impact scholarship practices. The person holding the Moore Chair position would be viewed as an expert in nursing research in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The University and healthcare partners also would recognize the Moore Chair holder as an institutional leader in research.
The Jane W. and James E. Moore Chair in Nursing Research appointment will be responsible for an annual research/scholarship symposium, which will feature presentations by nursing faculty and students engaged in collaborative research. The Moore Chair will maintain a relationship with the donors and apprise them of the progress of the Department’s scholarship activities.
The College is comprised of the Department of Nursing with the main campus in Eau Claire and a distance education site in Marshfield, Wisconsin. The Department, which serves over 900 students, offers traditional and BSN Completion programs as well as MSN and DNP programs of study.
The University campus community consists of nearly 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students. As the UW System's only Center of Excellence for faculty and undergraduate research, faculty and students regularly work side-by-side on original research. The University is ranked #1 nationally for faculty-undergraduate student collaborative research. Multiple well-established community partnerships and exchanges, cultural immersion programs, and global awareness initiatives at the university enhance student learning and faculty opportunities.
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