Lecturer in Nursing
Rutgers The State University
United States

Lecturer in Nursing 

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Nursing Science Faculty Position - Open Rank
Department College of Nursing
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
The Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for a faculty position that will be jointly appointed with Rutgers’ Institute of Health (IFH). Opportunity exists for protected time and support during the early years of hire. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with scholarly achievements including funded research and publication record, as well as other relevant professional experience.

Initial support for establishing a strong program of research will be provided with the expectation that the research program will be increasingly supported by extramural funds. This individual will become a valued faculty member of the Division of Nursing Science.

The position will be based primarily at the Rutgers Institute of Health, adjacent to the School of Nursing, in New Brunswick, NJ. We offer highly competitive salaries and benefits; start-up packages are available. Extensive research resources are available for health policy and health services oriented research including national Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance datasets, EMR data, and the opportunity to collaborate with ongoing programs of health services research in areas including but not limited to behavioral health services research, treatment for substance use disorder, long-term care research, research on improving treatment and outcomes in large health systems, and impact of health policies on access, outcomes and equity of treatment. Opportunities are available to partner with major health systems in New Jersey to improve outcomes and build a learning health system.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the expertise and commitment to advance multidisciplinary and translational research focused on improving population health. We are seeking visionary, interdisciplinary scientists who will make solid contributions to the academic life of the School and the Institute for Health.

Rutgers University School of Nursing is ranked among the nation’s top 15 in 2022-2024 US News and World Report, as No. 14 in Best Nursing Schools: Master’s and No. 6 in Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice.
Rutgers School of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive community and seeks faculty and staff who embrace this commitment. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.
Position Status Full Time
Posting Number 23FA0537
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Minimum Education and Experience
• PhD – area of expertise or focus of program of research that links to our educational mission and vision;
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Sustained record of scholarly publications
• A focused program of scholarship
• Skill at grant writing as evidence by securing extramural support for research;
Equipment Utilized  
Physical Demands and Work Environment  
New Jersey’s premier academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our elite and renowned faculty are teachers, health researchers and providers, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education and training in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers. An important mission of RBHS is to promote the careers of faculty, staff, and learners.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

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

Innovative academic offerings include bachelor’s, master’s, post-master’s, DNP, and PhD programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow at campus locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ.

Rutgers School of Nursing DNP program is one of the largest in the United States, thus making Rutgers School of Nursing one of the most significant producers of DNP-prepared nurses in the world.

As one of the nation’s largest, most comprehensive nursing schools, the 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. Moreover the school has distance education offerings that include online hybrid options. Students have the opportunity to enroll in a variety of baccalaureate and graduate programs.
Posting Details


Special Instructions to Applicants  
Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/201708
Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
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Pre-employment Screenings


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Immunization Requirements

Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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