Burlington, VT
Jan 19, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Nursing at the University of Vermont (UVM) is seeking two dynamic and committed doctorally prepared tenure track faculty members. Qualifications include a doctoral degree in nursing or related field, a master's degree in nursing with preparation relevant to the teaching area of responsibility, demonstrated competence in area of specialization, and eligibility for Vermont licensure. Both positions begin in August 2017; depending on qualifications the successful candidate may be appointed at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate's qualifications.

One position is for an individual with national certification, eligible for licensure in Vermont as an Adult-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. The second position is open to a doctorally-prepared NP or other nurse specialist qualified to teach in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Preference for both positions will be given to candidates with a PhD in nursing, however individuals who have earned a DNP degree with demonstrated research skills will be considered.

The primary responsibilities of a tenure-track position include research/scholarship, teaching in the area of expertise, student advising, and service to the University. Candidates must display a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Teaching experience and a history of funded research are preferred qualifications. Practice as an APRN is required of the A-GNP faculty position. We seek evidence of ability to work independently and collaboratively within and across departments and colleges. A history of extramural funding is highly desirable.

Candidates whose research augments current foci within the Department and College are sought. Preference will be given to researchers whose programs involve inter-professional collaboration, health outcomes in primary care, the impact of social-behavioral factors on health and health related outcomes both nationally and globally, workforce, and use of simulation in facilitating student excellence. The successful candidate will join a Department of Nursing of 26 full-time and more than 30 part-time clinical faculty, over 400 undergraduate students, and close to 100 graduate students. The department offers undergraduate professional nursing and on-line RN-BS programs as well as a Clinical Nurse Leader master's degree program and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program with a direct entry option.

The Department is an important part of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, home to nearly 1200 students in seven different health professions comprising seven undergraduate and three graduate degree programs. The College is committed to inter-professional practice, integrative health, and educational innovation. We are part of an academic health center including Vermont's tertiary care hospital, a College of Medicine and a state of the art clinical simulation laboratory, all situated next to the University campus. There is an established nurse practitioner faculty run primary care practice for NPs who are primary care providers. Visit our website for more information: and

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, practice, and service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. The University of Vermont is an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The Department is committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, cultural groups and from people with disabilities. Prospective candidates should apply online at and search for the position using the department name (Nursing). Applications will include a letter of interest detailing areas of expertise and professional goals, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. The positions will remain open until filled. Review of applications begins January 4, 2017. For additional information please contact:

Jennifer S. Laurent, PhD, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Department of Nursing
Chair, Department of Nursing Faculty Search Committee
(802) 656-3024




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