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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 262039-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite, Partial Remote, Remote
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

The School of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a talented, innovative, and productive scientist with expertise and research interests in the field of informatics to join our tenure track faculty. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and collaborative group of scientists and scholars conducting innovative and impactful research aimed at improving health care services and individual and population health across the lifespan. We seek a candidate who will develop and maintain robust externally funded research programs in informatics, have the expertise and interest in teaching health informatics, and to mentor graduate and undergraduate honors students in informatics research. Candidates with research programs that apply informatics in one or more of the following priority research areas for the School are strongly encouraged to apply:

* Health systems and public health
* Aging and care of older adults
* Symptom science and palliative care
* Children, families, and reproductive health
* Mental health and substance abuse
* Health disparities

Successful candidates for these positions will also teach courses aligned with their expertise in Baccalaureate, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and PhD programs, and will mentor undergraduate honors and graduate students in research and scholarship. Service to the school, university, and profession, and meaningful contributions to creating inclusive excellence are also expectations of tenure track faculty.


* Tenure-track faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing conduct research, teach courses, mentor graduate students, and contribute to school, university, community, and professional activities through academic citizenship and leadership.
* Tenure-track faculty members positively contribute to School of Nursing and University of Wisconsin-Madison goals for diversity and inclusive excellence.
* Successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain a collaborative, innovative, robust, and highly visible informatics research program that entails conceptualizing, designing, and conducting research studies; managing research staff; following all research compliance policies; disseminating research results; and seeking extramural research funding. Research programs may build on one or more of the following research approaches: symptom science, systems science, qualitative methods, health services research, epidemiology, informatics, large data analytics, or mixed methods. Research programs should be consistent with national nursing, public health, behavioral health, aging, family health, mental health, informatics, health care, or health systems priorities for extramural funding.
* Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses aligned with their expertise at baccalaureate and/or graduate levels. Teaching may include co-teaching in active learning environments and interprofessional education with health sciences students and faculty. Teaching may include face-to-face, blended, and online delivery.
* Research mentoring of undergraduate honors students, PhD students, and postdoctoral trainees/fellows is expected.
* Successful candidates will be expected to actively contribute to school, university, community, and professional committees and other activities through academic service.
* Appointments at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks are possible. For appointments at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, a substantial nationally recognized record of research, publication, teaching, and service meeting criteria for a tenured faculty position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be required.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


PhD or other terminal degree
Earned research doctorate in Nursing or related field required.


- Three or more years of experience or combined research training and experience in conducting health-related research projects
- A record of research publications
- One or more years of experience or combined education and experience in teaching at undergraduate or graduate levels in nursing or health related field is required; teaching experience using active learning strategies, co-teaching, concept-based teaching, blended and online teaching, and interprofessional education strategies is desirable.
-Experience with informatics in research or health care practice and certification in informatics (e.g. CPHIMS from HIMSS or RN-BC from ANCC) desirable but not required


RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure And/Or Compact State Licensure

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Onsite with remote work flexibility - it is anticipated that this position requires work to be performed in-person, onsite, at designated campus work locations when necessary or at other locations or using remote work technology as needed or preferred.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 21, 2023


ACADEMIC (9 months)
Actual pay will depend on experience and qualifications. In addition to base pay, the employee in this position can expect to receive benefits such as paid sick leave, competitive insurances and savings accounts, and employer sponsored retirement benefits.

Additional Information:

For more than 96 years, the University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Nursing (SoN) has been committed to enhancing healthcare through teaching and research. With a mission to develop leaders for the profession and society; we make discoveries, enhance systems, and improve health through research, education, and practice for Wisconsin and beyond. The School of Nursing strives to achieve inclusive excellence and fosters an academic environment that welcomes diversity in students, faculty, staff, and the curriculum.

A caregiver criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

How to Apply:

Electronic submission of application materials is required. Applicants must apply via the online application system at Please click on the "APPLY NOW" button to start an application. A complete application includes the following:

1. A letter of application referring to Position Vacancy Listing (PVL) #262039
2. A current curriculum vitae
3. A research statement (2 pages)
4. A teaching statement (2 pages)
5. Three data-based peer-reviewed publications
6. Three letters of reference from individuals who can evaluate teaching and research

Instructions for how to submit application materials:

1. Please submit your letter of application, current CV, research and teaching statements, and publications as PDF files.
2. The three data-based publications should be submitted as a single merged PDF file.
3. Letters of reference must be emailed directly from the reference to Susan Zahner at

Applications submitted outside of the online application process will not be considered. Failure to submit complete application materials may result in ineligibility for this position. For questions regarding this position, please contact Susan Zahner at 

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by midnight on November 1, 2022. The position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Susan Zahner
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)



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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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