Assistant Professor Symptom Science

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor Symptom Science
Job Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This is an open until filled search. The search committee will begin reviewing applications beginning November 6, 2017.

The College of Nursing at The University of Rhode Island invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position, with a developing program of research in symptom science (e.g., identifying cluster symptoms in specified illnesses, identifying biomarkers associated with symptoms, examining symptoms associated with medication adherence and/or dose-response), beginning July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will have an appointment to the College of Nursing with opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration across the campus and within the University Academic Health Collaborative which includes the Colleges of Health Science, Nursing, and Pharmacy as well as external partners. The candidate will be expected to establish a program of research in an area that complements the mission of the College of Nursing and is supported by extramural funding. The successful candidate will also contribute to the University’s teaching mission and participate in service activities.


Establish and maintain a robust program of research germane to nursing and health that leads to extramural funding.

Maintain a high level of scholarly activity as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and presentations at national and international meetings.

Contribute to the undergraduate and/or teaching missions of the University by mentoring graduate students and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses for the college.

Serve on college and University committees.



1. Ph.D. or equivalent degree at time of appointment.

2. Eligible for RN licensure in Rhode Island.

3. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

4. Demonstrated strong oral communication skills.

5. Demonstrated ability in classroom presentations and/or clinical teaching.

6. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations


1. At least one year of postdoctoral training in the area related to program of research.

2. Evidence of successful research collaborations.

3. Demonstrated ability to write competitive applications for extramural funding


Union AAUP - American Assoc of Univ Professors
Status Academic Year, Full-time, Tenure-track, Permanent
End Date of Restriction or Limitation

Department Information

Department Dean Nursing

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources

(Please note: Applications must be submitted directly online only at:

Contact Email
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded
Extension Contingent on Funding Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:

1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position

2) Curriculum Vitae should include the names and contact information for three professional references,

3) “Other” A sample of relevant scholarly work.

Posting Information

Position Number 107832
Posting Number F00062
Posting Date 10/31/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, and will you have at time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you eligible for RN licensure in Rhode Island?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated strong oral communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated ability in classroom presentations and/or clinical teaching?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other