Grow Your Career with Us
Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is redefining nursing education to develop tomorrow’s leaders in health care practice, education, and research.
We offer enriching opportunities for faculty and staff to advance their careers with outstanding interprofessional collaborations among the six school that make up UTHealth and with other Texas Medical Center institutions. In this rich academic environment, Cizik School of Nursing fosters meaningful research that addresses complex and systemic health issues among all populations, leverages smart technology and informatics, solves major health disparities among vulnerable and underserved populations, and strengthens creative partnerships that enhance clinical opportunities.
We are seeking leading educators, nurse scientists, and practitioners in a wide variety of specialty areas. All current Cizik School of Nursing faculty openings are posted and searchable on the university’s human resources website.
Current leadership position:
Current Research Department positions:
Cizik Endowed Distinguished Chair in Research
Endowed chairs are the most prestigious academic positions at UTHealth and carry with them additional resources to further a well-developed program of research. Learn more about this position for a senior scientist ready to elevate their funded, multidisciplinary research efforts.
More opportunities within the Cizik School of Nursing Department of Research
- Cizik Nursing Research Institute Director and Endowed Distinguished Chair
- Tenure-track and tenured research faculty positions
- Postdoctoral research fellow studying health disparities
Current Graduate Department positions:
- DNP Program Director
- MSN Program Director
- Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesia
- Other graduate faculty positions:
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Adult/Gerontology Acute Care
- Adult/Gerontology Primary Care
- Psychiatric/Mental Health
Undergraduate Department positions
Staff (non-faculty) positions
Cizik School of Nursing offers a variety of enriching opportunities for classified staff in non-faculty positions. In addition to administrative, technical, and research personnel, we employ the clinicians who practice in our nurse-led clinic, UT Health Services.
- Senior Financial Analyst
- Staff Nurse I - UTHealth Services
- Research Assistant I
- Research Assistant II
- Simulation Technician
- AV Specialist
All currently open staff positions listed and searchable on the university’s UTHealth Careers website.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.
I am greatly honored and grateful for the opportunity to lead an outstanding team that amazes me at every turn. Over the past few years, Cizik School of Nursing has risen in national rankings, increased research funding levels, grown our academic programs, expanded our state-of-the-art simulation lab, and constructed a Smart Apartment for testing aging-in-place technologies. I am excited about our future, and I invite you to consider taking the next step of your professional journey with us.
Dean Diane M. Santa Maria
DrPH, MSN, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Practice and Community EngagementLearn more.
DNP Program DirectorLearn more.