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Dean of the College of Nursing

Date Closed: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number 13NU07).


Texas Woman’s University (TWU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Nursing.  The Dean serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the College of Nursing.  The Dean provides academic leadership and oversees the short and long range goals and objectives for the College of Nursing.  In addition, the Dean directs and evaluates the Associate Deans at each campus and other direct report staff within the College of Nursing.  Applicants for this position should hold an earned doctoral degree, preferably in nursing, and have an established record of teaching, research and service at a level consistent with TWU requirements for the rank of full professor.  A minimum of five years of academic administrative leadership experience and achievement in positions of progressively increasing responsibility is required.


Texas Woman’s University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation’s largest university primarily for women.  Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. Among nursing schools, TWU graduates maintain an excellent reputation. The College of Nursing is a nationally ranked, accredited program.  TWU has been awarding degrees in nursing for over 50 years. Currently, TWU’s College of Nursing offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs, including PhD and DNP degrees. The main campus of the College of Nursing is located in Denton and the other campuses are in new state-of-the art, multi-level facilities in Dallas and Houston. The Dallas Center is located in the heart of the Southwestern Medical District.  The Houston Center is located in the Texas Medical Center, a world-renowned 675-acre complex of hospitals, health-related schools, and research institutions. Close ties to academic and medical facilities in the greater Dallas and Houston areas contribute to a rich and diverse environment for research and scholarship collaboration, excellence in clinical practice, and exciting teaching opportunities.


Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity.  Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.  All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate’s ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.  All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.


posted may 2013