Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Updated: about 6 hours ago
Location: Indiana, PENNSYLVANIA

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Title Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Appointment Status Tenure
Department IUPUI Nursing
Position Summary

Indiana University School of Nursing (IUSON) is pleased to announce the search for the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA). The ADAA is the academic affairs officer for the IUSON, which includes campuses located at Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indiana University Bloomington (IUB), and Indiana University School of Nursing Fort Wayne campus (IUSON-FW). The ADAA provides strategic direction in achieving excellence in graduate and undergraduate nursing education and provides leadership to the IUSON’s Center for Academic Affairs (CAA) on the IUPUI campus. The successful candidate will build a strong working relationship with the graduate and undergraduate faculty and will ensure that the academic programs and the goals of CAA align with the IUSON’s strategic plan. The ADAA is a member of the Executive Team of the school, and participates in faculty governance as elected or appointed

IUSON is one of the largest nursing schools in the nation that offers a full range of programs from BSN to DNP and PhD. Almost 21,000 IUSON alumni across the globe are empowered to be leaders in the profession. IUSON’s Master’s and DNP programs are both ranked #1 in Indiana (according to U.S. News & World Report Rankings Best Nursing Schools 2019 edition) with its master’s program ranked in the top 8% and the DNP ranked in the top 14% of all schools surveyed. The National League for Nursing has designated the School as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education in two areas. Academic programs range from three options in the undergraduate program, nine tracks in the master’s program, post-master’s options, a post-masters DNP, and a PhD in clinical nursing science or health systems.

As an urban-serving institution whose commitment to diversity and community engagement is embodied within its mission and vision, IUPUI is a dynamic campus of nearly 30,000 students and more than 8,500 faculty and staff. As an anchor institution within the city of Indianapolis, IUPUI has been recognized for excellence in civic engagement and community partnerships. The IUSON is looking for scholars who will contribute to our commitment to engage the city, state, nation and beyond through teaching, research and service, in consideration of the rich diversity of our campus and city as we prepare our graduates to enter and lead in an increasingly complex world. For more information on the IUSON, please visit To learn more about IUPUI and the city of Indianapolis, please visit

Basic Qualifications

Qualified applicants must hold an earned doctorate in nursing or a doctorate in a related field with a graduate degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing, as well as academic administrative experience at a senior management level. Experience in curriculum development and teaching experience in higher education at graduate and undergraduate levels with a record of scholarly achievement, and eligibility for Indiana RN licensure is required. Demonstrated excellence in leadership and interpersonal skills is also required. The successful applicant will have a record of scholarship, including a history of success in obtaining extramural funding, suitable for a senior tenure-track position and appointment as a tenured associate or full professor.

Department Contact for Questions

For additional information contact William Weiss, human resources coordinator at or at (317) 274-3796.

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Special Instructions

The search is open to all qualified applicants and the search will continue until the position is filled. A copy of the position description is available upon request. Letters of application with curriculum vitae and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of six references must be submitted on-line to:

For additional information, please contact Dr. Robin Newhouse, Dean and Distinguished Professor at or at (317) 274-4019, or William Weiss, Human Resources Coordinator at or at (317) 274-3796.

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