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Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Nursing and Health Innovation (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor)

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Arizona State University: Office of the University Provost Downtown: Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation


Downtown Phoenix campus

Open Date

Sep 20, 2023


As part of a bold new hiring initiative in several areas, Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for up to five tenured/tenure track faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or full levels in Nursing and Health Innovation. We are seeking nurse scientist applicants with a variety of different research interests including epidemiology/population health, intervention innovations, dissemination and implementation science, aging, dementia, family caregiving, health promotion and disease prevention with vulnerable populations, maternal child health, cancer, sleep, obesity, biobehavioral approaches, the microbiome, large datasets, and mHealth, VR/AR, and other technologies.

Applicants must be nurses with an earned, research-focused doctorate degree in nursing or another health-related field (i.e., aging/gerontology, community health, exercise science/physical activity, nutrition, public health, integrative health, preventive medicine, psychology, sociology or other related field). Applicants must also have a record of scholarly productivity, extramural funding or a strong potential for extramural funding, and teaching/mentoring experience as appropriate to the rank.

Edson College is part of a vibrant and diverse research, education, and practice community at ASU, which was named this year by U.S. News and World Report for the ninth year in a row as #1 in Innovation among all universities in the United States. Edson College offers a rich interprofessional research and teaching environment with a unique and growing transdisciplinary PhD program, a fully integrated PhD-DNP program and several research centers encompassing health promotion and disease prevention; interprofessional practice, education, and research; and aging. The college recently received a 25 million dollar gift to name the college and focusing on taking research from the “bench to the bedside.” More information about ASU’s Charter and Design Aspirations is available at the following link: https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/about/asu-charter-mission-and-goals.

Our Edson College faculty collaborate across professions, other colleges, and universities and have current or recent funding from NIH, PCORI, the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, HRSA, the Veterans Administration, the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, and several other local, regional, and national organizations.

Edson College faculty also collaborate with a wide-ranging group of community and healthcare organizations to improve the economic, social, and cultural health and vitality of shared local, state, national, and global communities. Examples of these organizations Include Mayo Clinic, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Banner Health, Dignity Health, HonorHealth, and the VA Medical Center. Competitive applications and letters of interest will provide evidence (e.g., published research, professional presentations, grants and grant applications, teaching evaluations, teaching/mentoring experiences, etc.) related to the minimum and desired qualifications outlined below.

Competitive applications and letters of interest will provide evidence (e.g., published research, professional presentations, grants and grant applications, teaching evaluations, teaching/mentoring experiences, etc.) related to the minimum and desired qualifications outlined below.


Minimum Qualifications will include the following:

  • PhD or similar degree in nursing or health-related research area (see above) from an accredited university.
  • For early-career faculty, evidence of an emerging program of research and scholarship through peer-reviewed, high-quality publications, and potential for securing extramurally funded research.
  • For senior faculty, an established program of research as evidenced by extramurally funded research and peer-reviewed, high-quality publications/dissemination activities.
  • Eligibility for entry-level licensure in Arizona; must provide evidence/receipt of an Arizona Registered Nurse license prior to first day of employment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • For early-career faculty, postdoctoral training.
  • A strong and sustained record of extramurally funded research, publication, dissemination, and collaboration.
  • Experience as an effective teacher in the classroom, laboratory, or field sites.
  • Experience as a research mentor to undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Active involvement in professional organizations.
  • Professional leadership within local, regional, national, and international groups.

Application Instructions

Application Deadline and Procedure:

Review of applications begins 10/30/2023. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged. A criminal and employment history background check will be performed prior to the employment offer.

Please apply by submitting:

1. Letter of interest

2. Curriculum vitae/professional resume

3. Names, postal addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references