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assistant dean for nursing research and evidence based practice

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing seeks well-qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Dean for Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice. Founded in 2008, the College of Nursing is interested in delving further into nursing research to add to the existing body of knowledge in the discipline. This exciting opportunity will allow the individual to lay the groundwork for faculty research practice at the college. The ideal candidate will bring demonstrated leadership skills, a proven track record in securing research funding, and an energetic personality eager to provide mentorship and expertise to faculty entering the research arena.


  • Provides strategic planning, management and oversight of the college's research agenda.
  • Serves as representative of the college’s research agenda and establishes interdisciplinary research links within and outside the TAMHSC.
  • Provides leadership and support to faculty research activities and develops new programs of research and funded grants.
  • Maintains own research program, and seeks external funding.Provides mentorships to faculty in areas of research/grants and showcases scholarly accomplishments of the college's faculty and students. 
  • Participates in development, implementation and evaluation of the curriculum.
  • Teaches evidence based practice/research courses in undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Provides academic advisement and counseling to graduate students.
  • Participates in college and TAMHSC committees. 


  • Terminal degree with previous external funding for research
  • Developed personal research agenda, with a minimum of five years research experience 
  • Federal grant writing skills and mentoring skills desirable

The position reports to the Dean of the College of Nursing. Rank and salary is commensurate with credentials and experience.


How to Apply

Interested applicants are asked to apply for the position online at

For more information call (979) 436-0110 or visit



posted may 2013