University of Wisconsin–Madison

Employment & Recruitment

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Current Openings

  • Clinical Faculty (12 month contract)

    Applications accepted until filled. Successful candidates will demonstrate substantial experience as a professional nurse. Individuals with specialty knowledge and/or certification in community health, public health, school health, or as nurse educators and demonstrate strong interest in …

  • Director, Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education

    Application due by June 15, 2018. The Health Sciences Schools seek someone experienced in executing a strategic vision to lead the development and operation of the Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education (CIPE). The successful …

  • Associate Dean for Research and Sponsored Programs

    Application due by June 30, 2018. Two years of academic leadership experience is required. Must have a record demonstrating leadership in the area of nursing research, significant contributions in research within a complex, research-intensive university, …

  • Tenure-Track Faculty

    Applications accepted until filled. 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 more …

  • More Job Posting posts

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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

Handshake is UW-Madison’s online career management system, used by 500+ university and 200,000+ employers nationwide. Handshake offers great features allowing employers to:

  • Post jobs to UW-Madison and 500+ schools from one dashboard, for free
  • Narrow down potential hires with advanced filtering options
  • Schedule on-campus interviews, register for career fairs, and set up info sessions

See the Help Resources below, or contact your school or college career center representative or the Career Exploration Center.

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 Beth Dawson, or 608-263-5202.

Career Fairs and Events

The Nurses Alumni Organization (NAO) hosts career fairs periodically which will be posted in Handshake.

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.