Terrance & Karyn Holm Endowed Professorship, UIC College of Nursing Job Posting

Hiring Department: College of Nursing

Location:  Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1015342

Posting Close Date:  1/31/2023

About the University of Illinois Chicago

UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.


Position Summary
The Terrance and Karyn Holm Endowed Professorship appointee will be the Director of the Midwest Nursing History Research Center (MNHRC). The MNHRC is the central repository for nursing historical documents and artifacts from the midwestern United States and serves as a center for scholars engaged in historical research. The appointee will be an historian of nursing and have opportunities to work with faculty, students, and staff in the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) College of Nursing as well as across the university. The appointee will conduct their own research in the area of nursing history, and work to advance the nursing history research portfolio of the college.

Duties & Responsibilities

1.           Direct the ongoing activities of the MNHRC.  These activities include but are not limited to organizing ongoing educational offerings, expanding archival collections, particularly from underrepresented groups in nursing, overseeing MNHRC staff and budget, and creating partnerships within and outside of UIC. 

2. Work with the dean and advancement team in securing funds to support the center.

3. Maintain a high level of research grant funding and scholarship in the area of nursing history.

4. Mentor College of Nursing faculty and student research endeavors in the area of nursing history.

5. Consult with groups or individuals outside of the UIC College of Nursing about nursing history research, education, and scholarship.

6. Promote the visibility and impact of the MNHRC and nursing history nationally through collaboration with other regional and national organizations.


Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent), Eligible for Associate or Full Professor rank at UIC College of Nursing; demonstrated portfolio of scholarship including publication in peer-reviewed journals, track record of extramural funding, and/or publication of academic monographs or books with university presses. If the candidate is a nurse, they must be eligible for licensure in the State of Illinois. Joint appointments with other schools or departments within UIC may be possible.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Position will remain posted until filled, with review of applicants beginning immediately; for fullest consideration, please send CV, cover letter, and list of three references by end of business XXX, 2022:  https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=158231

Questions regarding UIC employment may be directed to Nita LeCrone, Director of Human Resource Operations, at [email protected]

Questions regarding the search may be directed to Lauretta Quinn, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA, CDE APN-CS,

Clinical Professor and Chair of the Search Committee, at [email protected]

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

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