Faculty Opportunities


Welcome to the College of Nursing and Health Innovation!

We are a comprehensive center for health care education and research, offering BSN, MSN, DNP and PhD degrees and the nation’s largest nursing program at a public university.

The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research 1 institution with more than 100 years of academic excellence and tradition, and is committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovation instruction and caring community engagement. The College is UTA's largest academic unit and is designated a center of excellence by the National League for Nursing. Many of our undergraduate and graduate programs rank among the nation's best.

Why work at CONHI?

Why work at UTA CONHI?

  • Competitive salary and outstanding employee benefits
  • UTA holds many distinguished rankings
  • We attract the best and brightest scholars from around the world
  • Our collaborative environment & commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Extensive and longstanding research partnerships across the country and internationally

Internal Opportunities

Internal Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Research

Current Faculty Openings

CONHI seeks an outstanding nurse researcher for a tenured position to serve as Program Director of our PhD in Nursing programs. Individuals who meet the qualifications for appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure will be considered for an endowed professorship.

We seek a faculty member with outstanding qualifications who shares the University’s core values of high standards of excellence in innovative and collaborative research, combined with fostering an open and inclusive environment that promotes participation of underrepresented groups in research.

The individual will serve as the Program Director for the PhD in Nursing, have an independent program of research and will collaborate with colleagues in Nursing, Kinesiology and Public Health within the college and with other disciplines across the university. Opportunities for collaboration in conducting research are extensive at UTA.

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CONHI seeks outstanding nurse researchers for tenured or tenure-track positions. Candidates with outstanding skills in all areas of nursing research are welcome to apply. Individuals with research programs and teaching expertise in areas of clinical practice, advanced practice nursing, public health, patient outcomes, leadership, informatics, policy, will receive preference.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to join a growing faculty and contribute to the continued growth of our academic and research programs in the college and university.

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Within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area, UT Arlington is a diverse academic community of students working together with faculty committed to outstanding teaching, research, and scholarship. With a global enrollment of approximately 60,000 students, The University of Texas at Arlington is the largest institution in North Texas.

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the largest not-for-profit College of nursing, with online and in-person students. This leader will have supervisory responsibility for the Chairs of the Department of Undergraduate Nursing, the Department of Graduate Nursing, the Assistant Dean for the Office of Enrollment and Student Success (OESS), and the Assistant Dean of Simulation and Technology.

Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service, as well as a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds.

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The Center for Rural Health and Nursing is looking for an assistant professor of practice – rural simulation consultant to develop a simulation program with a focus on rural health. The candidate will be developing and planning deployment of a simulation-based education SBE program, concentrating on the rural population in Texas.

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The Nursing Department in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at UTA invites applications for a tenured department Chair position.The Chair, Department of Graduate Nursing is appointed by the Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) and is accountable to the Dean. The roles and functions of the Chair, Department of Graduate Nursing include provision of leadership in the day-to-day operations and strategic direction of the Department of Graduate Nursing and collaboration with other departments in the advancement of college priorities.

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School of Social Work/CONHI Smart Hospital Building

CONHI Has a new Smart Hospital

What is the Smart Hospital? CONHI's Smart Hospital is an inclusive Educational and Research entity. The Smart Hospital was recently endorsed by the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL), for demonstrating excellence in the “Core 4” standards from the Healthcare Simulation Standards of Best Practice. This makes UTA one of only 26 universities around the world to receive this endorsement.

Join our ranks of outstanding faculty and apply today! A full list of opportunities can be found here.

Who we are seeking

The College is currently recruiting faculty in an array of exciting and rewarding opportunities and seeks candidates that value excellence, ingenuity and diversity. CONHI has taken significant steps to grow research capacity in order to help tackle major health care challenges through its myriad of labs and a growing roster of talented research faculty who specialize in areas as varied as heart disease, exercise physiology, esophageal cancer, osteoporosis, quality of life and health outcomes.We are looking for faculty members with outstanding qualifications who share the University’s core values of high standards of excellence in innovative and collaborative research, combined with fostering an open and inclusive environment that promotes participation of underrepresented groups in research. 

Where we are located

As the largest university in North Texas and second largest in The University of Texas System, UTA is located in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth. Arlington has something to offer for everyone, with an affordable cost of living and its close proximity to Dallas and Fort Worth, making it perfectly located for those who want both big city activities and a small community environment.

Outside view of Science and Engineering Innovation & Research (SEIR) building during sunset.

University of Texas at Arlington, SEIR Building

Most CONHI funded researchers have laboratory and office space located in the new Science and Engineering Innovation & Research building, a state-of-the-art research facility, which is the signature center for life and health science research at UTA.

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. UTA is a tobacco free campus.