Assistant Professor of Nursing (F0290)
A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia.
Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour's drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville. Longwood currently has approximately 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students and 37,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.
The Department of Nursing invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Nursing (#F0290) to begin August 2021.
The successful candidate will teach courses in a four-year pre-licensure BSN program and/or post licensure RN-BSN program. Responsibilities will also include classroom and direct clinical/lab instruction, curriculum development and evaluation, academic advising, scholarly activity, and service to the department and university. Professional competence must be maintained through activities such as clinical nursing practice, continuing education programs, and participation in conferences, workshops, and/or seminars.
The mission of the Nursing program at Longwood is to promote excellence in nursing education and clinical competency, promote the development of citizen leaders in the nursing profession, while also meeting the needs of a changing health care system. It is our hope that our students and faculty will be able to improve the health in the communities that we serve.
Requirements include a terminal degree (PhD, DNP, EdD) completed no later than August 2021, eligibility for an unencumbered RN licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and current clinical expertise. The candidate should have prior teaching experience at the BSN level, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, possess strong communication skills, and demonstrate a clear research agenda. A demonstrated ability and commitment to working with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and constituents in support of the university mission is preferred.
This is a full-time, tenure-track, instructional faculty position. Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required.
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To apply for this position, qualified applicants must complete the online information section and questions, and attach (under Resume) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching interests and philosophy which includes how the candidate serves diverse populations in the classroom, and names and contact details of three references.