Vice Dean for Research
New York University
United States


NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing (also known as NYU Meyers) is seeking a visionary researcher/leader to serve as its next Vice Dean for Research.

Research is central to NYU Meyers, a leading top-ten ranked nursing research institution for more than a decade. NYU Meyers faculty are at the forefront of their scholarly disciplines and have internationally recognized programs of funded research on aging and chronic conditions, self-management of symptoms, reducing maternal mortality and precision health, and nursing-related health services research among other areas.  Nursing at NYU has a long and distinguished history of generating knowledge and educating scholars and health system leaders who have transformed the way nursing is practiced and NYU Meyers is positioned to assume an even more prominent global leadership role in the coming years. As an eminent college within New York University, a top university in the country’s and the world’s most dynamic city, and a truly global university with activity on six continents, NYU Meyers is positioned for continued growth in scholarship and global research.

The NYU Meyers Vice Dean for Research will play a crucial role in the continued expansion of the College’s research profile and its collaborations in the coming years. The Vice Dean for Research leads the College’s research enterprise, managing a team of research staff that includes a full-time administrator to provide pre-and post-award services, management of sponsored program funds, and comprehensive support for the scholarly activities of faculty, doctoral students, and post-doctoral trainees. As a key member of the Dean’s Leadership Team at NYU Meyers, the Vice Dean for Research leads collaborative efforts with research leaders across NYU including the NYU Vice Provost for Research. The role involves developing and managing strong relationships with faculty and researchers within the university and with leading researchers at universities and colleges globally. The Vice Dean for Research has strong relationships with federal funding agency program officers and other key stakeholders in the funding process and oversees the Meyers Biological Laboratory. A complete list of current research centers and grants can be found at 

About NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

At NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, we generate knowledge through research in nursing, health, and interdisciplinary science; we educate leaders in nursing to advance healthcare locally and globally; we provide innovative and exemplary healthcare; we shape the future of nursing through leadership in healthcare policy.

Our Vision

A global leader in advancing health for all people where they live, play, learn, and work.

NYU Meyers fosters a diverse community that promotes mutual growth. For more information about New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing, please visit our website:

About NYU

Research is central to New York University’s position and reputation not only as a top university in the country’s and the world’s most dynamic city but also as a truly global university with activity on six continents. NYU has maintained an upward research trajectory with an exciting and innovative array of funded projects addressing enduring scholarly questions and pressing societal challenges. NYU’s portfolio of research projects ranks #10 among private universities for R&D investment by the National Science Foundation. We also have a generous portfolio of private foundation and philanthropic grants.

Enhanced by initiatives promoting cross-school collaborations, NYU offers unparalleled opportunities for researchers seeking to improve health, health care, and health equity to collaborate with leading basic, clinical, and social scientists across the university, including  NYU Grossman School of Medicine – ranked #2 for schools of medicine in US News and World Report -- and the clinical facilities of NYU Langone Hospitals, currently ranked in the top 10 of US News and World Report’s Hospital Honor Roll, as well as the larger Langone Health system.


Candidates must be eligible for tenure at the associate or full professor rank and have a track record of consistent extramural funding, demonstrated publication history in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals, and a track record of high-quality mentoring of faculty and students. Candidates must hold a research doctorate in nursing or another health science or health science-related discipline from an accredited institution. The successful candidate must also have a demonstrated history of advocating for and supporting the career development needs of a vibrant and diverse faculty and student body and be committed to the University’s and NYU Meyers initiatives to foster inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae via Interfolio.  Finalists will be asked to provide references.  If you have any questions, please email Nick Heller, HR manager, at  All application materials and correspondence will be kept confidential.

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