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Department Chair, Psychosocial Nursing

Position Deleted on 1/01/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Faculty - Medicine - Nursing
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Department Chair, Psychosocial Nursing, School of Nursing.

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 28,000 students and 2,900 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:

The School of Nursing at UNLV offers CCNE-accredited programs leading to a BSN, MS (nurse practitioner and nurse educator tracks), DNP, and PhD (educator and health sustainability concentrations). There are two departments within the School: Physiological Nursing (for 18 faculty with medical-surgical expertise) and Psychosocial Nursing (for 14 faculty with maternal, pediatric, psychiatric and community health expertise). For more information, visit us on-line at:

The School invites applicants for a 12-month position to serve as Chair of the Psychosocial Nursing Department, an important member of the Dean's leadership team. The multidisciplinary faculty members are seeking an inspirational leader to empower them to meet the School's teaching, scholarship, and service missions. In addition to the usual teaching and research responsibilities, the administrative responsibilities of this appointment are to: (1) Guide faculty members in role and career development, goal attainment, and in seeking promotion or tenure; (2) Make workload and teaching assignments; (3) Orient new faculty members and part time instructors; (4) Evaluate faculty performance; (5) Meet faculty resource needs through budget management and assignment of space; (6) Make hiring and adjunct appointment recommendations to the Dean; (7) Represent the School in appropriate University, state, regional, and national venues.

Associate or Full Professor: Senior level nursing faculty member, currently tenured at the Associate or Full Professor rank, holding a record of externally-funded research. The individual must also hold or be qualified to hold a Nevada RN license. Preference will be given to those with administrative experience.

Salary highly competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Start-up research funding is negotiable. Position is contingent upon funding. Position available as early as January 2014.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. For further information, please contact Dean Carolyn Yucha, (702) 895-5307,

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on September 1, 2013 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Carolyn Yucha, Dean School of Nursing, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or
UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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