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Georgia Regents University

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Associate Dean for Research

Become a part of history at Georgia’s newest comprehensive research university, Georgia Regents University*!

At GRU College of Nursing...

  • research funding has grown by 275% over the past 5 years, with awards from NIH, Veterans Affairs, and public and private entities.
  • the innovative Nurse Scientist Incubator supports junior nurse scientists to develop and advance their programs of research.
  • areas of research ranging from basic laboratory science to diabetes prevention in the community.
  • leaders who are engaged in research, who emphasizes inter-professional mentoring and partnerships.
  • graduate programs ranked 44th in the nation by US News & World Report.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package with the added bonus of working in the state’s second largest metropolitan area, Augusta, Georgia.


  • Earned doctoral degree in nursing science or a health-related scientific field.
  • Eligible for Georgia Registered Nurse licensure.
  • Significant experience in nursing research with current funding.
  • Demonstrated competencies in leadership, diversity, and senior level administrative duties to include personnel and budget management.
  • Demonstrated success as a transformational leader.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including the skills and experience to represent the college effectively in a complex health sciences environment.
  • Affinity with the overall mission of Georgia Regents University.
  • Experience with college or university level policy development and administration. 
  • Ability to function effectively as an integral part of the cohesive College of Nursing leadership team.
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required.

How to apply: Apply online at (keyword: nursing)

Contact: To inquire or make a nomination, contact: Carolyn H. Burns, PHR -

Learn more about GRU College of Nursing at

*Created by the consolidation of Augusta State University and Georgia Health Sciences University.




posted may 2013