Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing, General Faculty (Psychiatry / Mental Health)

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-03-08
Req: R0022627

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for Assistant and Associate Professor of Nursing, General Faculty position (9-month, full time) beginning August 25, 2021.

Work among the nation's best nurse scholars, academics and students during a period of immense growth, change and opportunity in the field. This is a time in which nurses are ever more central to the delivery of compassionate, safe, high-quality healthcare, and nursing professors are the conduit to prepare nursing's next generation. We seek applicants whose experience, teaching, research, and/or community service has prepared them to contribute to this mission.

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.

We seek applicants with strong clinical and academic teaching experience with a specialty area in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. In addition, applicants should demonstrate leadership ability and activity in an academic setting.

A PhD or DNP in nursing, clinical experience in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing is required by the start date of the position. PMHNP certification is required. Experience working with students and teaching a specialty area are required. Licensure in Virginia is required by the start date. At least 5 years as a PMHN required and at least two years as a PMHNP preferred.

Salary and faculty rank are commensurate with education and experience.

Position will remain open until filled.


PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for “R0022627".

PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board, search for "R0022627"

Complete an application online and attach:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter describing your interests, scholarship and education
  • Contact information for 3 professional references
  • Teaching statement
  • Diversity/inclusion statement

Please note that ALL documents MUST be uploaded in the CV/Resume box or you can combine them into one PDF.

***Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

Selected candidates will be required to complete a health screen and background check prior to their appointment date per university policy.

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For questions about the application process please contact Rhiannon O'Coin, Senior Recruiter,

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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 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 or expression, 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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Job No:
Posted: 3/9/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time