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Associate/Full Professor

Requisition Number: FTFR000220

Position Summary

The School of Nursing in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University invites applications for two full-time senior level tenure-track or tenured faculty positions. Each position is an academic year, benefits-eligible position as a Full/Associate Professor in the School of Nursing commensurate with candidate’s qualifications. In addition to the teaching and service responsibilities for all faculty, this position includes developing a strong research agenda and maintaining a strong, funded program of research. The School of Nursing is building a research niche in the area of risk reduction.

Salary will be commensurate with education, training, and experience and includes an outstanding benefits package. The start date for either position is January or August, 2013.


A graduate degree in nursing and earned doctoral degree in nursing or related field, eligible for RN licensure in Massachusetts, evidence of research and scholarship suitable for senior rank, an excellent record of teaching in nursing, and demonstrated experience and commitment to supporting a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment are required. Successful applicants will bring a strong program and history of funded research.

Additional Information

The School of Nursing is one of three schools under the leadership of the newly appointed Dean of Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN. The School of Nursing has a diverse, full-time faculty of 32, and offers a broad array of educational opportunities to students from bachelor’s through PhD programs with a wide range of specializations. In addition to these programs, the School directs the RN to BSN, post-masters Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), a top ranked Nurse Anesthesia program that will transition into a post Bachelor’s DNP program within the next few years, and is the degree-granting institution for the USNWR #1 ranked US Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing (USAGPAN), offering the post Bachelor’s DNP degree. See our website for details: The School has approximately 1200 students, with approximately 400 at the undergraduate level.

Bouvé is a leader in research and education in the areas of drug discovery and delivery, urban population health, healthy aging (lifespan), and self-care/self-management. Bouvé also uses a state-of-the-art simulation lab to teach clinical reasoning and task training. Bouvé provides health care and health professions education via our Health and Wellness van. Bouvé College is on an exciting path of growth with successfully hiring over 20 new faculty in the past year. The research enterprise is supported by an office of research within the College and an interdisciplinary initiative was inaugurated in 2011.

Bouvé College of Health Sciences has a faculty of 189, with approximately 2,100 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. The College also encourages collaboration with the Institute on Urban Health Research, the Center for Community Health Education and Research, the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and other program and research centers within Northeastern University.

A cornerstone of education at Northeastern University is experiential learning using the cooperative education model. Northeastern University boasts a beautiful campus in the heart of Boston, a world-renowned center of health care, higher education, culture and history. Northeastern University is located on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center. We are home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. The University is a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation’s top research universities. Come join a College and School on the move!

More information regarding this position may be obtained by contacting:

Susan Jo Roberts, DNSc, ANP, FAAN
Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee
School of Nursing
103 Robinson Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

or via e-mail at

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:


Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posted November 2012