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Recruiting Psych / Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Iowa City, IA

Job Reference #: 72709

Job Information:

The University of Iowa (UI) College of Nursing is seeking a qualified Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) applicant for a Clinical Track (Non-Tenure) Nine-Month Faculty position in the Doctor of Nursing (DNP) Program. The applicant will need a foundation in practice, teaching and scholarship.  

Areas of particular interest include teaching expertise in:

  • Psych Mental Health Practitioner practicum/clinical
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology

US News & World Report publishes America’s Best Graduate Schools 2019, a guidebook that ranks several UI College of Nursing graduate programs among the finest in the nation (in comparison to all public and private schools):

  • No. 2     Nursing Service Administration (Health Systems)
  • No. 7     Clinical Nurse Leader
  • No. 9     Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (Acute Care)
  • No. 10   Nurse Anesthesia
  • No. 12   Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care)
  • No. 12   Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care)
  • No. 15   Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • No. 17   Family Nurse Practitioner

The college has a long-standing tradition of producing nursing leaders for practice, education and research. For more than a century, College of Nursing graduates have achieved distinguished careers as scholars, educators, practitioners, and nurse executives. At Iowa, we are committed to preparing future nurse leaders with the courage, creativity, and passion to use their skills and knowledge to improve the health of individuals and communities. 

As a community of nurse scholars, we believe that an expert faculty with varied areas of expertise is required to carry out the educational mission of the College. Faculty are committed to designing and implementing curricula in which students develop critical thinking, decision-making skills, clinical judgment, cultural sensitivity, and professional nursing values in an increasingly complex health care system. The college is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in achieving our education, research, service, and practice missions, as demonstrated through our Pillars of Diversity. 

Requirements include:

  • Earned doctorate in nursing (Research or Practice Doctorate; DNP preferred) 
  • National certification as an PMHNP
  • Expertise and experience in clinical specialty
  • Licensed Registered Nurse and eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Application materials include a letter describing relevant experiences and interests; current curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references (contacted only with permission). To apply, visit Requisition #72709 at

For more information:


Professor (Clinical) and Assistant Dean for Graduate Practice Programs

The University of Iowa 

College of Nursing

344 CNB

Iowa City, IA 52242


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Posted 04/25/18

Job ID: 40670462