Outlook: Newsletter of the Society of Behavorial Medicine

Winter 2021


Rutgers University - Endowed Chair, Oncology Nursing

The Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for the position of Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing. This exciting position offers a highly competitive, internal funding package for research expansion, and the opportunity for a joint appointment at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Located on the New Brunswick campus, the comprehensive Cancer Institute of New Jersey is the first and only NCI-designated cancer institute in the state.

The successful candidate will be a senior level PhD-prepared researcher with a record of externally funded and oncology-related research, expertise in oncology nursing, and experience in academic and clinical settings. The goal of this endowment is to advance oncology nursing research, education, and evidence-based practices. The Chair will work collaboratively with nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines. Rutgers School of Nursing is located within a comprehensive research-focused university, offers degrees ranging from pre-licensure nursing to the PhD in Nursing, and is a member of one of the most comprehensive academic health centers in the nation. The position will report directly to the Associate Dean of Nursing Science.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned a research-focused doctorate in nursing or related field.
  • A demonstrated record of NIH funding or NIH-equivalent funding.
  • A distinctive record of teaching, high impact publications, and other scholarly activities.
  • Academic and clinical experience in the arena of oncology nursing.
  • Eligible for tenure at Rutgers School of Nursing, Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences.
  • Current funding award from NIH or equivalent.
  • Eligible for RN licensure in the state of New Jersey

The School of Nursing is one of eight schools that comprise Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. As part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, the School of Nursing (Newark) offers unique opportunities in education, research, and practice at a leading national research university which is New Jersey’s preeminent comprehensive public institution of higher education.

Innovative academic offerings include bachelor’s, master’s, post-master’s, doctor of nursing practice (DNP), and doctor of philosophy (PhD) programs that prepare nurse leaders of today and tomorrow at campus locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ.

As one of the nation’s largest, most comprehensive nursing schools, Rutgers School of Nursing is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, evidence-based research and health care delivery, and promotion of community health. The school is dedicated to meeting the educational needs of current and future students through innovative teaching and learning strategies in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The DNP Program at Rutgers School of Nursing is one of the largest in the United States, making Rutgers School of Nursing one of the most significant educators of DNP-prepared nurses in the world.

Rutgers University School of Nursing is ranked in 2021 US News and World Report as No. 19 (tie) in Best Nursing Schools: Master’s and No. 15 (tie) in Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice.

Contact Christine Duggan at christine.duggan@rutgers.edu or 973.353.0637 or follow this link to apply: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/139746