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A world-class University. Right here in New Mexico.

UNM is a R1 research university, the College of Nurrsing’s MSN and DNP programs represent the best in the nation. No. 11 in nurse-midwifery. No. 1 nursing school in New Mexico

Proud? Absolutely. But we don’t do it for the accolades. We do it because it is what we are supposed to do. We exist to create opportunities for our students.

Faculty Openings

As a faculty member, you can help us fuel new thinking. Improve the quality of life for people everywhere.

The University of New Mexico College of Nursing invites exceptional candidates to apply for a faculty position.  The primary focus of the position will be to manage, evaluate and revise New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC) curricular integrity processes including program evaluation data collection for analysis.  Additional duties include providing assistance and mentorship to New Mexico nursing programs implementing the NMNEC curriculum and provide existing NMNEC partners with curricular and/or policy support for faculty and program directors.  The incumbent must be self-directed, organized, practice diplomacy and creativity.  Incumbent should have academic credentials sufficient to meet eligibility requirements of full-time faculty position.  Rank will depend on individual qualifications.

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The University of New Mexico College of Nursing invites exceptional candidates to apply for a faculty position. The primary focus of the position is to teach content in the Family Nurse Practitioner concentration and Doctor of Nursing Practice courses. Responsibilities include clinical practice, clinical supervision, teaching, and scholarship/service.

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The College of Nursing is seeking temporary part-time (TPT) faculty for clinical instruction of our pre-licensure undergraduate nursing students in a variety of clinical sites.

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The College of Nursing is seeking temporary part-time (TPT) faculty for clinical site instruction and to conduct clinical site visits for our advanced practice nursing students (APRNs).

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The University of New Mexico (UNM), College of Nursing (CON) is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the inaugural chair of the department of Rural Health and Health Equity at the UNM Health Sciences Center (HSC). The chair will lead the proposed department in all aspects of academic and scholarly activity and serve as a key member of the College’s leadership team. This includes providing strategic leadership to develop a future vision of the department to enhance current and emerging programs and the stewardship of resources, personnel, and collaboration within the CON, UNM, and across the state.

The chair will collaborate with administration, faculty, and staff to foster a commitment to excellence in academic programming, scholarship, and clinical practice. The chair will be responsible for the recruitment, retention, and professional development of faculty and staff within the department. This is a leadership position, which includes active participation in academic affairs; commitment to diversity, equity and Interprofessional and community engagement.

The chair will mentor excellence across research and scholarship, teaching, and community engagement. This position provides a vital role in the development of research, scholarship, and clinical programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as the successful mentorship of faculty and students.

The incumbent will be expected to maintain an active program of scholarship at the highest levels with a consistent record of extramural funding support appropriate for tenured faculty at the rank of associate or full professor. A PhD or research doctorate is required.

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Staff Openings

The staff at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing are essential to providing our students the highest quality education. Learn more about our current openings. 

The College of Nursing seeks a highly motivated Sr. Fiscal Services Technician with excellent analytical and organizational skills to join the College’s Org Services team. 

he successful candidate will be a professional, detail-oriented individual who possesses strong communication and problem-solving skills to interact with faculty and staff at all levels. The incumbent will work in all facets of accounting and finance mainly in purchasing, timekeeping, travel, account reconciliations and fiscal year budget preparations/revisions.

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College of Nursing (CON) is looking for an exceptional Student Recruitment Specialist to join our organization and be responsible for strengthening CON student enrollment.  

This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing admissions activities focused on the recruitment of students, including but not limited to: underrepresented minority, first-generation, and low-income students. This position will focus on meeting enrollment goals and objectives, developing programs and initiatives to support the recruitment of undergraduate and graduate students to CON.  This position will recruit for the CON’s multiple BSN options around New Mexico, seven Masters/Post Masters concentrations and two doctoral programs.  Ability to travel by vehicle or air, locally, statewide and/or out of state.

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We are rapidly expanding our research initiative in the UNM College of Nursing! Our laboratory investigates how metal-based environmental and occupational exposures impact health. As a HS Associate Scientist I, you will be responsible for helping initiate and manage a new research laboratory within the College. Tasks for this position include, but are not limited to ordering equipment, organizing the lab, providing students, post-docs and other lab personnel with technical assistance and optimizing and recording experimental protocols. This position requires attention to detail and the ability to develop and follow scientific protocols accurately and reproducibly.

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Faculty Testimonial about the The University of New Mexico.
I love the diversity and inclusion at The University of New Mexico College of Nursing. The students, faculty, and staff work together to serve a unique community without prejudice or discrimination. I am proud of our role in caring for all individuals throughout the state.
Sarah Patel MSN, RN, Faculty, Student Success Coordinator

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Why Our Program

As the No. 1 nursing school in New Mexico, we don’t just educate nurses. We change the entire field of nursing. We educate inquisitive professionals who improve patient care. Our nurses are scientists who find smarter methods of serving the people of our state.

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Human Resources Administrator

Delana M. Mannion
College of Nursing
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