The University of Texas at Arlington invites inquiries, applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI), a center for excellence in collaborative research and learning. Since its formation in 2014 by bringing together the University’s College of Nursing and Department of Kinesiology, CONHI has focused on becoming a model for excellence in health sciences through pre-eminence in research, teaching and service/outreach.
The College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the largest producer of baccalaureate educated nurses in the state of Texas. Nationally, CONHI is the country’s largest college of nursing in a public university, with approximately 21,000 students studying in face-to-face and online modalities, setting the nation’s model for high quality, accessible and affordable education at the forefront of modern health sciences. The BSN and MSN programs have been continuously accredited since inception with all programs in the college being nationally recognized.
Over the past five years, both the University of Texas at Arlington – and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation – have seen exceptional growth in terms of reputation and size. The College has rapidly expanded research in cancer, bone-muscle health, cardiovascular health, healthy aging, patient safety and workplace environments. The addition of numerous senior research faculty and tenure-track hires over the past 3 years has created a vibrant research environment.
The next Dean of CONHI will be expected to continue to enhance the College’s reputation, impact and engagement, as well as spearhead growth in its size, footprint and influence on health in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and beyond. Among other characteristics, the Dean will have an international reputation in his or her field and qualifications consistent with appointment as a full professor with tenure. Additionally, an earned doctorate in nursing, kinesiology or a related field is required.
Individuals who wish to apply should provide an electronic version of their curriculum vitae and a bullet point summary of leadership roles held, including the scope of responsibilities and major accomplishments in each. Review of nominations and applications for the position will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
All nominations and applications should be sent electronically to:
Consultant to the Search Committee
Russell Reynolds Associates
UT Arlington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran's status.