Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship

Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing
Dallas, TX

Louise Herrington School of Nursing

Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship

Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is the oldest university in Texas and the world’s largest Baptist University. Baylor’s mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as Baylor aspires to become a top tier research university while reaffirming and strengthening its distinctive Christian mission as described in Pro Futuris.

The Louise Herrington School of Nursing, established in 1909, is located in Dallas on the campus of the Baylor University Medical Center, where students complete their upper division coursework. The School of Nursing has an outstanding reputation based on excellent faculty, curriculum and students and is committed to providing our students with premier education and clinical experiences in a faith-based environment.

We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the position of Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship in the Louise Herrington School of Nursing.

QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral education and research agenda required and rank is dependent upon experience and scholarly achievement. Excellent opportunities for collaborative research with area healthcare agencies exist. Administrative experience in research, grants, and/or graduate studies is preferred. Selected candidate will have a successful record of grant funding and scholarship and an academic record that is consistent with appointment as tenured Associate or Full Professor. Outstanding communication and leadership skills are necessary to communicate and implement the vision, mission and strategic goals of the School and University. Earned doctorate in nursing is preferred and candidate must be eligible for licensure to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include research, service to the university, the faculty member’s professional field, and the community and as well as some teaching. In addition, the successful candidate will:

• Develop and implement policies and processes that promote and enhance research
• Mentor and assist faculty as they develop research programs
• Provide support and resources for faculty and student researchers including proposal development, grant administration and regulatory oversight
• Expand federal research funding
• Build relationships with local, national and international foundations and grantors
• Effectively manage processes related to grant and contract submission and management
• Maintain scholarship and a funded program of research and serve as a scholarly role model
• Promote collaborative interdisciplinary research with healthcare and academic partners

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.   Additional information about the position, university and school will be found on Baylor University’s website,

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation and a list of schools that will be sending official transcripts Materials may be submitted electronically to:

Patricia Estok, PhD, RN, FAAN
Tuft & Associates, Inc.

Baylor is a Baptist university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.

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