Thurston H. Strunk Endowed Chair in Nursing

Wise, VA
Jun 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Thurston H. Strunk Endowed Chair in Nursing

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: UVa's College at Wise

Location: UVa's College at Wise

Posting Date: 12-07-2016

Posting Summary:

The University of Virginia's College at Wise, a division of the University of Virginia, invites applications for the Thurston H. Strunk Endowed Chair in Nursing. The University of Virginia's College at Wise is a nationally ranked four year undergraduate public liberal arts college located in the mountains of southwestern Virginia. This Endowed Chair position is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced researcher to influence health care through nursing education and interdisciplinary research. The successful candidate must possess research and leadership skills, interdisciplinary collaboration experience, and interpersonal skills that enable working across multiple disciplines that address priority issues and funding opportunities in the research community. The ability to mentor undergraduate students and faculty in research endeavors is important. The Chair position offers a reduced teaching load, discretionary research funds, and competitive salary and benefits. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in nursing or related field, and an established record of scholarship.

To apply, please visit, posting #0619902 and complete a candidate profile, attaching a current cv/resume, cover letter, a letter describing your teaching and education philosophy, contact information for three references, and an unofficial transcript. Review of applications will begin three weeks after the posting of this position and continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the college, visit the UVa-Wise webpage at UVa-Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. You may also contact Stephanie Perry, Director of Human Resources at or at 276-328-0240.

UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.

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