University of Wisconsin–Madison

Employment & Recruitment

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Current Openings

  • Research Administrative SpecialistAcademic Staff position. Applications due November 29, 2017. At least two years of research administration experience in an academic setting required. Qualified applicants will have: a well-developed understanding of the research grant lifecycle; experience with …
  • Administrative Assistant to the DeanAcademic Staff position. Applications due December 15, 2017. Seeking a professional experienced in providing executive level administrative support. Extensive calendaring, event planning, and logistical responsibilities. Three to five years of professional administrative experience required, with …
  • Tenure-Track FacultyApplications due January 15, 2018. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in leading an active program of research that generates new knowledge about improving behavioral, mental, or physical health across the lifespan for one or …
  • Karen Frick Pridham Professorship in Pediatric NursingTenured faculty position. Applications due January 15, 2018. The Karen Frick Pridham Professor in Pediatric Nursing position is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with the School of Nursing. The successful candidate will demonstrate a record …

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Join the Leading Nursing Research Institution in Wisconsin

Excellent facilities:  Signe Skott Cooper Hall, home to the School of Nursing since 2014, offers multiple high-fidelity clinical simulation labs, research suites, and one of the largest active learning classroom complexes in the country.

Rigorous academic programs: We enroll more than 500 students with degree offerings that include a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN), doctor of nursing practice (DNP), and doctor of philosophy (PhD).

Strong support for research: Extensive administrative support and rich opportunities for collaboration await at this research-intensive university, consistently ranked among the top public universities for overall research funding.

Information for Employers

The UW–Madison School of Nursing is excited to partner with you in order to meet your needs and connect you to our students. We are extremely proud of the student population and feel they can be an asset to your organization.

Job Postings

Employers may post a student job, new RN position, or opening for graduate prepared nurses on the School of Nursing’s intranet for students, please send any questions to Kyle Sanger at

UW-Madison’s Student Job Center is another resource for employers. Any employer looking to hire students may post an opening on the site.

On-Campus Opportunities

There are many opportunities to connect with students on campus. If you are interested in any of the following opportunities, please contact Kyle Sanger at or 608-263-5202.

Career Fairs and Events

The Nurses Alumni Organization (NAO) hosts career fairs periodically. Check this page for postings.

Information Sessions

Employer Information Sessions are one-hour presentations conducted by organization representatives. The purpose of the information session is to provide students with information on employment opportunities, actual career paths, qualities sought in applicants and training programs, and a general overview of the recruiting process.

On-Campus Interviewing

Recruiters are invited to conduct on-campus interviews through the Academic Affairs Office for summer and semester-long internships and full-time employment. We strive to assist employers in filling their interview schedules.