Open Rank Nursing Faculty Position (Oncology)

School of Nursing
24000794 Requisition #

Job Description

Open Rank Nursing Faculty Position (Oncology)


The School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio invites nurses to apply for a full-time tenure track, research track tenured positions at Assistant/Associate/Professor rank. Required applicants must have completed a doctoral degree focused on oncology research. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

·     Conducting discovery and knowledge generating research

·     Submitting applications for external funding of research

·     Supporting the research and teaching mission of the School of Nursing

·     Potential clinical practice opportunities.

Qualifications - The successful candidate will have:

·     A research doctorate in nursing or a related field.

·     RN Licensure preferred

·     Evidence of a strong program of research and scholarship.


Interested individuals should apply online at

Please include in your submission:

1. Letter of Intent outlining interest and experience.

2. Current curriculum vitae.


For questions, please contact the Office for Faculty Excellence at


The School of Nursing is one of six schools at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), the only academic health science center in South Texas and the chief catalyst for San Antonio’s thriving $42.2 billion healthcare and biosciences industry. For more than 50 years, the School of Nursing has educated nurse leaders, clinicians, scientists and teachers to serve the diverse and underserved 38-county population of South Texas. The school offers several academic programs consisting of BSN, DNP and PhD degrees and specialty certificates. A state-of-the-art Center for Simulation Innovation is used for clinical education, as well as a growing patient care practice providing primary and acute care at the school’s clinic, Wellness 360, and at a number of community partner sites. As leaders in community outreach, the school also operates a mobile health unit for disaster relief and other missions. Faculty enjoy a wide range of engagement through the school’s research program. Collaborative, interprofessional research opportunities are also available through various UT Health San Antonio institutes.

UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.

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Benefits Overview

UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees. Employees who work at least 20 hours a week, with an appointment of at least 4.5 months, are eligible for benefits.

Medical- UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists.

Dental - Three dental insurance plan options are available for employees and their families through Delta Dental Insurance Company, two PPOs and one dental HMO plan. Both PPO plans allow employees to choose any licensed dentist.

Vision- Fully insured Vision Care benefits are offered by Superior Vision Services. Two vision plan options that offer either standard or enhanced vision benefits. Life Employees receive $40,000 of group term life insurance and $40,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance for free, with options to purchase additional employee and dependent coverage for both at group rates.

Retirement- Employees are eligible for either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). TRS is a defined benefit retirement plan which UT Health matches employee contributions. ORP is for eligible faculty staff employees. Voluntary retirement programs are also available to invest before- or after-tax dollars with the choice of five quality retirement plan providers.

Time Off- A generous leave program offers multiple paid leave options:

Front-loaded Paid Time Off: 128 to 208 hours (16 to 26 days) of Paid Time Off based on years of service, given at the start of each fiscal year. PTO may be prorated in year one based on date of hire.

Extended Illness Bank: 8 hours (1 day) accrued per month which can be used for illness or injury after one day of Paid Time Off is taken.

Paid Family Leave: Up to 240 hours (6 weeks) to care for a spouse, child, or parent after 6 months of consecutive employment.

Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus three floating holidays, which can be used anytime during the fiscal year.

FSAs- Employees can enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to set aside money from earnings before taxes for qualifying dependent day care expenses or out-of-pocket health care expenses.

Discounts- Employees enjoy a range of discounts on services, tickets, and gym membership.

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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