Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey College of Nursing

Endowed Chair – Oncology Nursing

Department College of Nursing

Salary Open

Posting Summary

The Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for the position of Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing. This exciting position offers a highly competitive, internal funding package for research expansion, and the opportunity for a joint appointment at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Located on the New Brunswick campus, the comprehensive Cancer Institute of New Jersey is the first and only NCI-designated cancer institute in the state.

The successful candidate will be a senior level PhD-prepared researcher with a record of externally funded and oncology-related research, expertise in oncology nursing, and experience in academic and clinical settings. The goal of this endowment is to advance oncology nursing research, education, and evidence-based practices. The Chair will work collaboratively with nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines. Rutgers School of Nursing is located within a comprehensive research-focused university, offers degrees ranging from pre-licensure nursing to the PhD in Nursing, and is a member of one of the most comprehensive academic health centers in the nation. The position will report directly to the Associate Dean of Nursing Science.

Rutgers School of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive community and seeks faculty and staff who embrace this commitment. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.

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Posting Number 21FA0970

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience
An earned a research-focused doctorate in nursing or related field.
A demonstrated record of NIH funding or NIH-equivalent funding.
A distinctive record of teaching, high impact publications, and other scholarly activities.
Academic and clinical experience in the arena of oncology nursing.
Eligible for tenure at Rutgers School of Nursing, Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences.
Current funding award from NIH or equivalent.
Certifications/Licenses
Eligible for RN licensure in the state of New Jersey

Overview

New Jersey’s premier academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our elite and renowned faculty are teachers, health researchers and providers, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education and training in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers. An important mission of RBHS is to promote the careers of faculty, staff, and learners.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

The School of Nursing is one of eight schools that comprise Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. As part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, the School of Nursing (Newark) offers unique opportunities in education, research, and practice at a leading national research university which is New Jersey’s preeminent comprehensive public institution of higher education.

Innovative academic offerings include bachelor’s, master’s, post-master’s, doctor of nursing practice (DNP), and doctor of philosophy (PhD) programs that prepare nurse leaders of today and tomorrow at campus locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ.

As one of the nation’s largest, most comprehensive nursing schools, Rutgers School of Nursing is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, evidence-based research and health care delivery, and promotion of community health. The school is dedicated to meeting the educational needs of current and future students through innovative teaching and learning strategies in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The DNP Program at Rutgers School of Nursing is one of the largest in the United States, making Rutgers School of Nursing one of the most significant educators of DNP-prepared nurses in the world.

Rutgers University School of Nursing is ranked in 2021 US News and World Report as No. 19 (tie) in Best Nursing Schools: Master’s and No. 15 (tie) in Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice.

Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

Posting Details

Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/139746
Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of Professional References (contact Info)
  4. Certifications/Licenses