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We’re not shy about our belief that the School of Nursing has some of the best faculty and staff in the nation.

Accordingly, our research, scholarship and publications are shaping national nursing thinking and practice — and the health care industry at large.

We work in one of the best nursing schools in the country and are at the heart of the University of Virginia, ranked #2 among the nation’s public universities. Renowned for its growth, optimism, and advocacy, we consistently deliver opportunities for career advancement and satisfaction.

Become part of our community. Search Jobs@UVA for our open faculty and staff positions.

A healthy - and green! - work environment

  • Civility first
    A consistent, 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
  • Kindness, from the top down
    Under the leadership of a dynamic dean, a civil, collegial environment of diverse thinkers, scholars and support staff
  • Fiercely proud
    A generous, involved, loyal alumni base more than 11,000 strong, with more than $50 million in private donations raised since 2008
  • Environmentally responsible
    Proud to 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

Faculty Positions

Betty Norman Norris Endowed Professor, Co-Director of the Center for ASPIRE

A distinctive position for an eminent nurse scientist inspired by IPE and collaborative practice.

Established Researcher Specializing in Pediatric Acute Care

We seek scholars with an established program of research, exceptional teaching and mentoring skills, and APRN certification desired.

Established Researchers specializing in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing and/or Health Disparities

For scholars with a commitment to mental health nursing and/or health disparities.

General Track Faculty specializing in Family and/or Mental Health Nursing

Seeking assistant/associate professors with terminal degrees (DNP or PhD) with strong clinical, teaching and mentoring experience.

Non-Tenure Track Instructor 

For experienced educators with strong clinical experiences in pediatrics, psych-mental health, obstetrics and public health.

Community Health Nurse

Unique opportunity for community health nurse to practice and teach embedded within a community-specific setting.

To apply, visit and search for posting #0622800, complete a candidate profile, attach a cover letter and your curriculum vitae. Please click here for additional information about this position: CHN additional information

Developing Researcher Specializing in Community Health-Occupational Stress and Violence

We seek scholars with evidence of an initial funded program of research, exceptional teaching experience, a PhD in nursing or related field, and an MPH with a focus in Community Health Education and research experience regarding occupational stress and violence.

Post-Doctoral Positions

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Funded by a $2.3 million SIF grant, we seek an emerging scholar in pediatrics, neonatology, maternal-child or family health.

Rice Interdisciplinary Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Nursing & Healthcare History

A unique opportunity for a developing nurse historian.

To apply, visit and search for posting # 0620951, complete a candidate profile, attach a cover letter describing your interests, research, education and practice, your curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Please see additional requirements needed to apply for this position. Please email the additional criteria to Mary Gibson, or Sue Loving

Staff Positions

Community Patient Navigator

Assist the primary investigator on an NIH-funded grant: decision navigation for advanced prostate cancer treatment options using mHealth.

 The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.