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  • Kindness, from the top down, with work-life boundaries set
    An award-winning focus on healthy work environments, meaningful recognition, and a hearty resolve to respect boundaries between professional and personal time
  • Committed to inclusivity, respect, and equity
    We seek people who are as committed to diversity as we are
  • Environmentally responsible
    A Green Workplace Program silver awardee, an active Green Team, and committed to environmental lessons as part of the Nurses' Climate Challenge
  • A devoted base
    A generous, involved, loyal alumni base more than 13,000 members strong

Associate Dean for Academic Operations

The School of Nursing is seeking its inaugural Associate Dean for Academic Operations (ADAO). Reporting directly to the dean, the ADAO will provide leadership to support direction and development of operational capacity to benefit the school’s academic programs and initiatives. Working closely with other senior leaders and faculty, the ADAO will foster innovation and build scaffolding that promotes excellence in the school’s top-ranked undergraduate and graduate programs as well as oversee the school’s evaluation and accreditation processes. Additionally, the ADAO will lead teams related to admissions, student affairs, interprofessional collaboration, clinical simulation, and professional development.

The ADAO serves on the senior leadership team at the School of Nursing; this team collaborates with the dean to create, implement, and evaluate strategic initiatives at the school. The ADAO’s primary focus is instructional support services for the school. As a leader who contributes to a healthy work environment, the ADAO collaborates to guide the direction of operational supports for academic programs, advocates for the instruction mission, and serves in an ex-officio capacity on assigned committees. The ADAO works closely with other administrative officers to ensure the missions of the school are met. This is a 12-month position that is both administrative and contributes to the teaching mission of the school. 

Postdoc to Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The University of Virginia School of Nursing is seeking to hire scholars with a developing program of research to become a postdoctoral fellow and, upon successful completion of the specified deliverables during the two-year fellowship, receive a direct appointment to our tenure-track faculty as an assistant professor.

This is a unique opportunity to establish and accelerate your program of research at a world-class research institution. Postdoctoral fellows will be paired with a faculty mentor and develop an individualized training plan to accomplish their research goals. After two successful years, fellows will transition into a tenure-track assistant professor role.

These positions will be emerging leaders in contributing to the school's strategic priorities, which include building the school's Areas of Excellence in research and our commitments to interdisciplinary collaboration as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion. View our post-doctoral fellowships brochure.

Obstetrics-Maternal Child Health Clinical Instructor

The School seeks full- or part-time candidates for a general track faculty member with experience in obstetrics/maternal-child health. Duties include teaching, supervising students in an obstetrics/maternal child health clinical environments, and managing administrative duties related to student advising and clinical coordination.

An MSN in nursing is required by the appointment's start date, as is at least two years' previous experience in OB and maternal-child nursing and a current Virginia RN license by start date. Preferred candidates will have earned a DNP or PhD, be certified or certification-eligible in OB/maternal-child health nursing, and available to begin as soon as fall 2023.

Open Rank Professor of Nursing (Tenure/tenure-track)

The UVA School of Nursing seeks qualified researchers for open rank (assistant, associate, or professor) tenure track/tenured positions. As a teacher and scholar, the successful candidate will shape and advance the integration of research areas into clinical practice, education, research, and policy.

These positions will be leaders in contributing to the school’s strategic priorities, which include building the school's Areas of Excellence in research and our commitments to interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion. The faculty member will take an active leadership role in mentoring faculty, strengthening research infrastructure, and advancing our research enterprise within the school and the larger UVA community.

Assistant Director of Admissions

Serving in the Office of Admissions and Student Services, the School of Nursing seeks a full-time assistant director of admissions to provide direction and support for planning, implementing, coordinating, and evaluation activities related to recruitment, admissions and enrollment of nursing students across its undergraduate and graduate programs.

The assistant director will oversee all recruitment and admissions of prelicensure students across the School's BSN, Accelerated BSN, and Clinical Nurse Leader master's programs by developing and creating innovative ways to recruit nursing students. The assistant director will connect with prospective students virtually and in person, organize and execute info sessions, attend state, regional, and national events to recruit students and represent the School. The assistant director will build and support the School's social media and technological presence on relevant platforms, assist and support applicants through the admissions process, and advise admitted students. 

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 have 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.