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Work with us!

  • Kindness, from the top down
    An award-winning, seasoned focus on maintaining a healthy work environment, with meaningful opportunities to collaborate with and recognize peers
  • No weekend emails
    Hearty resolve to respect boundaries between professional and personal time
  • Team science and approach
    Interprofessional science and education with colleagues from across the educational spectrum
  • Fiercely proud
    A generous, involved, loyal alumni base more than 11,000 strong, with more than $55 million in private donations raised since 2008
  • Environmentally responsible
    Proud to be the only school at UVA to earn a silver award from the Green Workplace Program, a group that champions sustainability, energy conservation and financial savings

Current Job Openings

Associate or Full Professor of Nursing

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia is seeking candidates for a tenured Associate or Full Professor position, to work among the nation's best nurse scholars, academics and students during a period of immense growth, change and opportunity in the field. Working among the nation's best nurse scholars, academics and students, the incumbents will prepare the next generation of nurses. Rank and compensation are dependent upon education, experience, and scholarship.

The School of Nursing currently has openings for highly qualified, tenured established researchers who have the following foci: health disparities/health equity with expertise in community-based participatory research, psychiatric-mental health nursing, data science, and symptom science.

PhD in nursing or related field is required. At least 3 years of teaching experience is required. An established program of research with a strong track of external funding is essential.  Licensure in Virginia by the start date of the appointment is required.

Joint appointments and generous compensation packages that include moving and start-up for researchers are available. Endowed Chair appointments, as well as leadership positions are possible for highly qualified applicants who meet the School of Nursing criteria.

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing, Tenure-Track

The University of Virginia, School of Nursing invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure track position, with a focus in health disparities/health equity research with expertise in community-based participatory research, psychiatric-mental health nursing, data science, and symptom science from persons who want to join one of the nation's top nursing programs and who have strong evidence of an initially funded program of research. Responsibilities will include research, teaching, and service. Candidates 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. 

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

Joint appointments are availble. UVA offers generous start-up packages, reimbursement for moving expenses and the opportunity to conduct research at one of the nation's top facilities.

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Open Rank, Nursing - General Faculty

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for multiple open rank general faculty positions in Adult Medical/Surgical, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Health Care Systems (including leadership, business practices, evidence based practice, quality and safety), or Health Disparities/Health Equity (with expertise in population health, cultural health initiatives, and/or epidemiology). Working among the nation's best nurse scholars, academics and students, the incumbents will prepare the next generation of nurses. Rank and compensation are dependent upon education, experience, and scholarship.

A DNP or PhD in nursing and demonstrated clinical experience is required. For ACNP applicants, certification or certificate eligibility are required.  Licensure in Virginia by the start date of the position is required. Applicants must possess at least 2 years of teaching experience, and have relevant experience.

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Instructor of Nursing

The University of Virginia School Of Nursing seeks an experience clinical instructor with a background in obstetrics nursing for a part time, tenure-ineligible clinical instructor. The start date of this position is January, 2020. Applicants must possess a Master’s Degree in Nursing, with two years of previous experience in obstetrics. Candidate must be eligible for Licensure in Virginia and will be required to obtain a license by the start date of the position . Preference will be given to applicants with a DNP or PhD in Nursing. Applicants with an obstetrics/maternal-child health certification are strongly encourage to apply. Five or more years of teaching or mentoring in a obstetrics/maternal-child health higher education setting is strongly preferred. Duties include:  Supervising pre-licensure nursing students in a clinical setting (practicum/seminar). This is a part time 20 hour per week, 9-month term limited three year appointment.

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Clinical Instructor

We seek experienced educators with strong clinical experience in the specialty areas of pediatrics, obstetrics, psychiatric-mental health and community/public health, general medical or surgical specialty. Three years clinical teaching experience is preferred in one of the specialty clinical areas mentioned. Responsibilities potentially include classroom lecturing but primarily will require the direct supervision of students in the clinical setting, along with evaluation of required written work. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentorship.

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Data Management Developer

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia seeks a Programmer/Data Management Developer to spearhead the School’s adoption of the DECISIONS BPM platform of business process management workflow, and to support its long-range data management and reporting needs. Reporting to the Director of Information Systems, the Data Management Developer will be responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation through the move to DECISIONS. This position is also responsible for updating existing system .NET code and documentation for legacy systems not being ported to DECISIONS, and is responsible for database management, developing data dashboards, and supporting overall data management needs within the School.

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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.