Assistant Professor of Nursing

Job description

Working Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: School of Nursing

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-26-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia, School of Nursing invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure track position, from persons who want to join one of the nation's top nursing programs and who have evidence of an initially funded program of research. Responsibilities will include research, teaching, and service. Assistant Professors will be expected to teach professional nursing courses to undergraduate and graduate students across a broad range of clinical practice, research, and leadership courses. Service expectations include participating in curriculum and course design committees.

The UVA School of Nursing has been actively engaged in IDEA our Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence Achievement initiative. We are deeply committed to developing a community that is inclusive, respectful, and considers diversity to be a key part of our excellence. We seek applicants whose experience, teaching, research, and/or community service has prepared them to substantially contribute to this mission. We welcome, in particular, applicants from groups who have been historically underrepresented in nursing, including racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, people with disabilities, and men.

PhD in nursing or related field is required by the start date of the appointment. Applicants must possess an emerging program of research and an initial track record of funding (example: intermural, NRSA, post-doc funding). Previous experience teaching is essential. Licensure in Virginia by the start date of the position is required.

Joint appointments are available. UVA offers generous start-up packages, reimbursement for moving expenses and the opportunity to conduct research at one of the nation's top facilities or in the vibrant communities that surround the university.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0624135. Complete a Candidate Profile and attach: a cover letter describing your interests, research, education; a CV. Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2018 and the search will remain open until filled.

For more information, visit, or contact us directly:
Dr. Susan Kools, search committee chair: 434-243-3974; [email protected]
Rhiannon O'Coin, Recruiter, [email protected]

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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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Posted: 11/26/2018
Application Due: 1/4/2019
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