Job location: College at Wise (Wise, VA) Employment Type:
Full-time Posted data:
The Nursing Department of The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for a non-tenure track prepared nursing faculty at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level, depending on the experience and accomplishments of the candidate. Responsibilities will include effective classroom and clinical instruction, student recruitment, and advising. Candidates will have demonstrated evidence of research/creative/professional activities or the potential to design and complete research/creative/professional activity, including curriculum development and program evaluation. The position also includes service to the institution through department and College committees, participation in College and departmental programs and activities, and professional and community service.
A Master’s degree in Nursing is required with preference given to an applicant who has experience in Psych/Mental Health or Medical Surgical Nursing and simulation experience. A current Virginia nursing licensure or licensure eligibility is essential. A doctoral degree is preferred and necessary for appointment to the assistant professor level. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to leadership within the nursing department through the recruitment, advising, and mentoring of undergraduate students. In addition, the applicant should be prepared to serve as an advocate for the role of nursing in a public liberal arts institution.
A member of the prestigious Council for Public Liberal Arts Colleges, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is an inspiring place to work and call home. With a student faculty ratio of 13:1 and approximately 2,000 students, UVA Wise is committed to excellence in teaching, personalized attention, and individual growth, as well as to the advancement of our region through economic development.
The only division of the University of Virginia located outside of Charlottesville, UVA Wise has a beautiful campus that is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia. In addition to Appalachian arts and culture, on-campus wetlands and impressive geography, and a region full of opportunities for study and outdoor adventure, there are many opportunities to build partnerships with organizations, agencies, and businesses in the area and beyond. Professional staff and a dedicated senior leadership team are driven by the vital mission of ensuring access and affordability to this robust, quality higher education.
The College’s student population is largely first-generation, often rural students, for whom we offer access and affordability along with challenging academic work in the liberal arts tradition. The result is well-rounded graduates who earn fulfilling work at leading organizations and pursue graduate study at prestigious universities, as evidenced recently when U.S. News & World Report ranked UVA Wise as sixth in the nation for promoting social mobility.
To apply, please visit https://hr.virginia.edu/job-openings, search for Nursing Faculty Position, and complete the online application process and include a cover letter, resume, transcripts, teaching philosophy and contact information for three references.
Education; Master's degree
Experience: Preference given to an applicant who has experience in Psych/Mental Health or Medical Surgical Nursing and simulation experience.
Licensure: Current Virginia nursing licensure or licensure eligible.
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.
COVID Vaccination Requirement
The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.
NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.
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