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Margaret A. Newman Endowed Chair in Nursing Theory

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Application deadline: Open until filled

Senior Consultant: Jerry Israel

Consultant: Shally Wise

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center invites highly qualified visionary nurse candidates to apply for the newly created Margaret A. Newman Endowed Chair in Nursing Theory. The UTHSC College of Nursing was the first College of Nursing established in the state of Tennessee and is widely recognized for innovative educational programs, cutting edge research, exemplary faculty practice, and development of nursing leaders.

The Margaret A. Newman Endowed Chair in Nursing Theory will be responsible for leading the work of the UTHSC College of Nursing in the area of nursing theory. They will also be responsible for leading nursing theory research for the college and integrating nursing theory into the curriculum, as well as serving as a nursing theory resource locally, nationally, and internationally.

Procedure for Nominations and Applications

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is being assisted by Academic Search. Prospective candidates and nominators may arrange a confidential discussion with senior consultant Jerry Israel at For additional information about The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, please visit You may review the full position profile, which includes qualifications and experience, on the Academic Search website at

Applications should be submitted electronically in PDF format to and must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with contact information, including telephone and email. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. This position is open until filled.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.