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Open Rank, Tenure Track of Nursing

Posting Numberreq27807
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentCollege of Nursing (AFD)
Academic LocationCollege of Nursing
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The faculty and staff of the University of New Mexico College of Nursing (UNM CON) welcome you to a tradition of excellence in research, education and clinical practice.  We represent the very best in quality & innovation within an academic environment of research. Our focus is on building robust programs of research, as well as, providing evidence for effective practice and translating knowledge to practice & policy in the areas of:

  •  Disaster and Emergency Preparedness
  •  Military and Veteran Health
  •  Women’s Health
  •  Environmental Toxicology
  •  Policy Research

We are currently recruiting a tenure track/tenured faculty member. The selected individual will receive an academic appointment commensurate with credentials and qualifications based upon the UNM’s and CON’s Appointment, Promotion and Tenure criteria. This is a full time, 12-month appointment. 

The combination of teaching and scholarly productivity is a fundamental component of a research university. The incoming faculty member’s responsibilities will include:

  • maintaining an extramurally funded program of research/scholarship, that aligns with the College of Nursing and the UNM Health Science Center (HSC),
  •  teaching, mentoring and advising students across CON educational programs with a focus on PhD courses,
  •  student oversight, and
  •  Providing service to the College, University and the profession as deemed appropriate with rank and expertise.

The University of New Mexico College of Nursing

The University Of New Mexico College of Nursing, located in Albuquerque, NM, ranks in the top 15% of nursing programs in the country.  With over 1,000 enrolled students, the college offers pre- and post-licensure baccalaureate, master’s, post-master’s, and doctoral programs.  Program offerings include the state’s premiere Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs; master’s and post-master’s programs across seven concentrations for APRNs, nurse educators, and nurse administrators; and the New Mexico Nurse Education Consortium baccalaureate curriculum. 

Our faculty engage in innovative teaching, research and clinical scholarship to understand and address the health care needs among our most vulnerable populations.  As a College of Nursing at a research-intensive, federally designated Hispanic-serving institution situated on indigenous lands, we benefit both from the manifold opportunities and from the responsibilities we carry.  Consistent with our mission, vision, and values, we strive to openly support and deeply respect our diverse students, staff, and faculty.  We expect our faculty to benefit from and contribute to an inclusive environment that facilitates equity in research, scholarship, service, education, and practice. 

The University of New Mexico is New Mexico’s flagship R1 research intensive institution occupying nearly 800 acres near historic Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 929,000 people.  The College of Nursing is part of a vibrant HS, which includes New Mexico’s only Level-1 Trauma Center.  The HSC provides and exceptional education for more than 1,500 students each year in 21 different health fields.  The HSC is known for innovative research with more than $165 Million in extramural research funding.  The HSC has an established Clinical & Translational Science Center that provides extensive opportunities and resources to support collaborative research in a variety of interest areas.  The University of New Mexico offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • PhD or Research Doctorate
  • Evidence of scholarly activities (examples include; published manuscripts, research presentations, and research funding commensurate with appointed rank).
  • A commitment to working and collaborating with diverse students, faculty, and communities.
  • Eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in New Mexico

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A demonstrated record of teaching experience
  • History of extramural research funding
  • Potential for achieving R01 funding or equivalent
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Required application materials:

1.) Letter of Interest

2.) Curriculum Vitae

3.) Teaching Statement

4.) Research statement (includes a statement of impact of applicant’s work in the first paragraph)

5.) Three to five publications of your best work (peer-reviewed). With emphasis on the most recent or most representative

6.) List of three professional references with one being the most current employer including name, telephone number, and e-mail address. References will be checked at final stage of consideration

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 3/3/2024. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.