Director, Center of Aging with Dignity

  • University of Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Mar 04, 2020
Full time   Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Nursing Deans & Directors

Job Description


Tenured or Tenure Track

(Final Rank/Title commensurate w/Experience and Education)

College of Nursing

Director, Center of Aging with Dignity

The University of Cincinnati (UC) has received wide national recognitions, including the ranking in the top tier of American Colleges. Listed as one of 15 “up and coming universities” by U.S. News & World Report and identified as a “research heavyweight” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, UC has the highest Carnegie classification (RU/VH) for research, with research funding for 2016 at over $429 million. The UC campus has been designated by Forbes Magazine as one of the “13 World's Most Beautiful College Campuses.” The College of Nursing and UC offers a strong collaborative network of faculty with research expertise and top-notch research resources.

The College is part of the internationally recognized UC Health System ( that includes Colleges of Medicine, Allied Health Sciences and Pharmacy; Hoxworth Blood Center, UC Barrett Cancer Institute at UC Health and Institutes at the Reading Campus. It also has close and long-standing ties to the Cincinnati VA Medical Center and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, consistently ranked one of the top ten pediatric hospitals in the country. As the first college in the country to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in 1916, the UC College of Nursing remains on the forefront of nursing education as a nationally recognized institution for our academic standards, diversity and inclusion efforts, technology application, and research activity – all of which combine to prepare nurses to provide the best care for patients. Our commitment to taking UC Nursing to new heights has led us to numerous achievements, including the 10-year reaccreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for our Baccalaureate, Masters, Doctorate and Post-Masters programs, our re-designation as an Apple Distinguished Program for innovation, leadership and educational excellence, and numerous awards.

Position Description:
The College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati is seeking to fill a tenured or tenure track faculty position to contribute to the research mission of the college. Seeking researchers with pre-doctoral or post-doctoral funding or an established program of research with a focus on aging to serve as the Director of the Center for Aging with Dignity. On a full-time basis, the tenured or tenure track member's primary responsibility is research, which includes a consistent pattern of obtaining external funding for research and publications in peer-reviewed publications. Tenured or tenure track faculty members may also contribute to the pedagogical and service missions of the university, expectations for which may be described in their letters of appointment and in their unit reappointment and promotion criteria.

Major Duties And Responsibilities

  • Redesign, redevelop and reinvigorate the College of Nursing Center for Aging with Dignity.
  • Lead the establishment of strategic map for the Center that reflects the tripartite mission of research, education, and service.
  • Fundraise and seek means of external funding.
  • Lead and manage the Center for Aging with Dignity activities.
  • Direct the day-day-activities of the Center.
  • Establish internal and external partnerships to further the mission of the Center.
  • Represent the Center to external and internal constituents.


Preferred and Required Qualifications


  • An established program of research in areas of interest to the discipline of nursing and evidence of sustained, substantial external funding with an earned research doctorate (nursing preferred) with teaching experience in higher education at the graduate level.
  • Must be eligible for rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Prior Leadership experience preferred. PhD preferred.

Application Details

Information for Applicants:
All positions at UC require background checks. This is a 12-month position, tenured or tenure
earning position.

Hiring Salary/Salary Range:
Negotiable, competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience with administrative stipend for serving as Director, Center for Aging with Dignity.

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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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