Faculty Position in Gerontology

The Yale School of Nursing (www.nursing.yale.edu) invites applications from (and nominations of) highly qualified candidates for a tenure track faculty position specializing in gerontology.  We are seeking a mid-to senior level PhD prepared (or equivalent) faculty member, tenure eligible, with a record of academic experience, a productive program of scholarship, excellent communication skills, and commitment to better health for all people through quality advanced practice and doctoral level nursing education. A focus on interdisciplinary research addressing current clinical challenges in gerontology is preferred.  This new position represents an unparalled opportunity with the resources necessary to build an outstanding program in gerontological nursing.  The successful candidate will contribute to teaching, service, and research at the Yale School of Nursing.   

The mission of Yale School of Nursing is “better health for all people.” Yale School of Nursing has long been an innovator and leader in education, practice, and research, and faculty members of the Yale School of Nursing contribute to this tripartite mission. We were the first U.S. university-based nursing program and a leader in direct entry nursing for second-degree candidates. Our graduate entry pre-specialty in nursing (GEPN), nurse practitioner, midwifery, DNP, and PhD programs are world class and draw top quality students from around the globe. Faculty research covers a wide array of topics. We are national leaders in self-management with patients and families with chronic health conditions, palliative care, sleep science, health promotion, omics, and other innovative research areas. YSN scientists collaborate with colleagues across Yale, including the Program on Aging/Pepper Center, the Center for Clinical Investigation supported by a Clinical and Translational Science Award, the Schools of Public Health and Medicine, the Yale Cancer Center, Yale New Haven Health System, the Veteran’s Health Administration, and community agencies.

Come join us in this exciting venture at Yale!

Application Instructions

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply, online, by submitting a curriculum vitae and cover letter describing their qualifications to: apply.interfolio.com/105424. All application materials and correspondence will be kept confidential.  Interested candidates are encouraged to contact members of the search committee:  Terry Fulmer (terry.fulmer@johnahartford.org), Thomas Gill (Thomas.gill@yale.edu), and Tish Knobf (Tish.knobf@yale.edu).

Yale University School of Nursing is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Men, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all gender identities and sexual orientations, and members of underrepresented ethnic and racial groups are encouraged to apply.