Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor - Graduate Studies, Cizik School of Nursing

Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth
220000OM Requisition #

Cizik School of Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) –  located in Houston’s Texas Medical Center, the largest healthcare complex in the world – is recruiting faculty for the academic rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor.

Cizik School of Nursing invites applications for full-time tenure and non-tenure-track positions in the specialty areas, maternal/pediatrics, obstetrics, pediatrics, psychiatric/mental health, acute/critical care, adult/gerontology, family health, community health nursing, medical-surgical, oncology women's health, nurse anesthesia, nursing informatics, and nursing leadership/administration. For information on our top-ranked school, see:




  • Tenure track faculty are expected to teach and actively maintain their research productivity.

  • Non-tenure track faculty are expected to teach and maintain a relevant area of scholarship.

  • Instructional responsibilities include both didactic coursework (online and classroom as appropriate) and clinical supervision of students at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels.

  • Faculty may also provide direct patient care activities through clinical practice opportunities with affiliated hospitals and other healthcare organizations.

  • Other scholarly/institutional service responsibilities will be determined in coordination with the Department Chair.




  • A doctoral degree in nursing (Ph.D. or DNP) or related field and eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Texas are required. MSN or related discipline preferred.

  • Three years of experience as a nurse educator or nurse practitioner in a clinical and/or educational setting is highly desirable for non-tenure-track faculty.

  • All ranks on the non-tenure track should have a strong clinical background; teaching experience is preferred.

  • All ranks on the tenure track should have a funded program of scientific research or show a strong potential for developing one. Preference is given to those who have completed a funded post-doctoral fellowship and who have a history of federal funding as a principal investigator.

  • Additional certifications may be required or desired depending upon the specialty area (e.g. CRNA, NP-C).

  • Excellent benefits package and competitive pay based on education and experience is offered.

All current UTHealth faculty openings may be viewed on the university’s “Career Opportunities” website:

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.


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