Faculty and Staff Openings

Shaping the future of nursing

Thank you for your interest in the Indiana University School of Nursing Bloomington. The Bloomington campus is looking for nursing professionals who are visionary leaders, committed educators, and innovative researchers. Located in the new  Regional Academic Health Center, the School of Nursing shares IU's state-of-the-art, collaborative Health Sciences Building with the Schools of Medicine, Social Work, and Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences, and is connected to the new IU Health Bloomington Hospital campus. This is a rich environment for interdisciplinary studies and research partnerships.

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Opening for Associate Dean position, Bloomington Campus

Indiana University School of Nursing (IUSON) is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Associate Dean, Bloomington campus. The Associate Dean will provide leadership to the School of Nursing at Bloomington: faculty, staff, and students. The Associate Dean will collaborate with leaders across the Indiana University School of Nursing core school and Indiana University Bloomington. The Associate Dean will be central to the advancement of the IUSON’s excellence of the new Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC). The new RAHC reflects the vision of the l partnership between Indiana University and Indiana University Health and includes a new hospital, instructional space for health-related programs, and possible expansion of the nursing program.

The Associate Dean will provide strategic and administrative direction, vision, and leadership to the School on the Bloomington campus. Fostering an atmosphere of open and clear communication, the Associate Dean will engage on leadership teams and boards necessary to facilitate the mission of the school. The Associate Dean assigns faculty responsibilities according to established standards; promotes quality education and scholarship; coordinates course offerings on the campus; prepares and administers program budget; seeks and applies for internal/external funding; and provides information for continued program planning, maintenance, growth, and development. The Associate Dean evaluates faculty and staff performance. Dialoging with many external constituents, the Associate Dean leads the fulfillment of the mission and vision of the school, including collaboration with the School’s development director, alumni, and community leaders. As a member of the faculty, the Associate Dean maintains personal academic faculty obligations in teaching, research, and service associated with rank. The Associate Dean is a member of the Executive Team of the core school, and participates in other university, school and campus boards, committees and faculty governance as elected or appointed.

The IUSON is committed to being a welcoming institution that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff and faculty.

Qualified applicants must hold an earned doctorate in nursing or a doctorate in a related field with a graduate degree in nursing. Teaching experience in higher education with a record of teaching excellence, innovation and creativity, a record of scholarly achievement, and be licensed or eligible for Indiana RN licensure. Administrative experience and demonstrated excellence in leadership and interpersonal skills are also required. The successful applicant will have a record of scholarship, including a history of success in obtaining external grants, suitable for a senior tenure-track position and appointment as a tenured associate or full professor. Experience with state and national nursing education accreditation standards and approval processes are preferred.

The position is currently available, and the search will continue until the position is filled. Letters of application with curriculum vitae and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of six references must be submitted online to:

Apply for position of Associate Dean, BL campus

For additional information, please contact:

Dr. Rebecca Ellis: (812) 552-6060 or rjbartle@iu.edu, or

William Weiss, HR Business Partner: (317) 274-3796 or wweiss@iu.edu

Current faculty openings

Tenure Track Faculty (#17007)

Indiana University School of Nursing (IUSON), Bloomington campus invites nominations and applications for two full-time, tenure track faculty positions at the assistant/associate professor rank. Research, teaching, and service are expectations for appointment to the tenure track. The preferred academic fields for these positions are: Registered Nurse (RN) in community or rural health, RN critical care, or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in family or psych mental health.

Qualified applicants must hold an earned doctorate in nursing or a doctorate in a related field with a master’s degree in nursing, with teaching experience in undergraduate and/or graduate academic fields noted above. Candidates should have an established program of research with potential for extramural funding. Research expertise in health services research; or nursing education, training and certification; or translational research preferred. The successful candidate must be licensed or eligible for Indiana RN or advanced practice licensure, with certification in specialty preferred. Appointment to academic rank and salary dependent on evidence for scholarly, teaching, and service achievements.

The search will continue until positions are filled. You must submit the following online: letters of application with curriculum vitae and names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of a minimum of three references online to: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/10942

For additional information, please contact Dr. Amy Wonder, search chair, at awonder@iu.edu or 812-855-1734, or Sarah Lewis, Assistant Director of Business Affairs, at silewis@iu.edu or (812) 856-1784). 

Bloomington Regional Academic Health Center Interprofessional SIM Center Director

Simulation experiences are essential in the training and competency assessment of skills in nursing and medicine. This position will coordinate all activities for the Health Sciences Simulation Laboratory of the School of Nursing and School of Medicine-Bloomington Medical Sciences Program on the Bloomington campus and with IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

The Inter-Professional Sim Center Coordinator will:

  • Manage activities and provide support to students and/or faculty in educational resource facility (such as laboratory, learning/technology center, testing center, etc.).
  • Design and develop learning experiences that support faculty and student education and/or development outcomes.
  • Operate various instruments and/or machinery (some may be restricted from student use), assist students using permitted equipment, and provide instruction, training, and oversight for safe operation.
  • Develop instructional and training materials for proper and safe use of the facility, various equipment, and/or tools as needed.
  • Ensure and monitor compliance with various internal and external policies and procedures; ensure any certifications/accreditation or external relationships are maintained; make or recommend adjustments in policies, procedures, and staffing expectations as necessary to ensure compliance.
  • Create and provide reports on activities to measure operational success and to assist in resource and strategic decision-making.
  • Perform other various administrative and operational duties such as ensuring security, adhering and monitoring budget, ensuring inventory of resources and materials as needed.
  • Stay current and up-to-date by attending relevant training sessions/conferences, participating in related professional organizations, and researching emerging technology to improve operations and/or outcomes.
  • Establish and maintain collaborations with entities internal or external to the university.
  • May provide guidance or oversee hourly staff.

To learn more about this opportunity or to apply, fill out the online application:

 Apply for RAHC Inter-Professional SIM Center Coordinator


One of the main reasons I’ve worked at the IU School of Nursing on the Bloomington campus since 1991 is the talented faculty and staff. We enjoy teaching our highly motivated students, and we see our successes with every graduating class.

Professor Deanna Reising