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Current Job Openings

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Virginia (UVA) School of Nursing (SON) seeks an Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ADDEI) to lead in the development and implementation of strategies to build and sustain a culture of respect and inclusion. This is a tenure track position and may be filled at the Associate or Full Professor level. The ADDEI will serve as a strategic partner to the Dean and the Dean’s Council and will bring an equity-consciousness into the heart of the School’s mission and vision. (R0026195)

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Associate or Full Professor of Nursing - Kluge-Schakat Professor in Compassionate Care

The University of Virginia’s School of Nursing seeks a leading researcher for the Kluge-Schakat Professorship in Compassionate Care to facilitate research excellence in compassionate care. The study of compassionate care is to be interpreted broadly to embody a wide range of concepts such as alleviation of suffering, palliative care, work factors affecting the well-being of clinicians, characteristics such as empathy, gratitude and resilience and practices that help leaders promote a more compassionate environment. As a teacher and scholar, the successful candidate will shape and advance the integration of compassionate, contemplative care into clinical practice, education, research, and policy. (R0027553)

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Adult-Health Medical-Surgical Clinical Instructor

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia seeks an experienced Clinical Instructor with a background in Adult Health Medical-Surgical Nursing for a 20 hours/week part time, tenure-ineligible, salaried Clinical Instructor position. The start date of this position is the Spring 2022 semester.

Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in Nursing, with two years of previous experience in Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing. Candidates must have or 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 a certification in Adult Health Medical-Surgical Nursing are strongly encouraged to apply. (R0029784)

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Instructor or Assistant Professor of Nursing, General Faculty

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for newly created Instructor/Assistant Professor of Nursing, General Faculty positions (9-month) with opportunities for start dates in May or August 2022. These positions involve teaching in the accelerated BSN pathway, offered in an in-person format.

We seek applicants with clinical and academic teaching experience in nursing.

To be considered as an Instructor, a Master’s in Nursing is required. To be considered for Assistant Professor, a PhD or DNP in nursing is required. For all applicants, clinical experience in nursing, experience working with students and teaching a specialty area are required. Additionally, applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and RN licensure in Virginia is required by the start date. A PhD or DNP in Nursing, experience with teaching in a University setting, experience working with nurses from vulnerable or under-represented minority populations is preferred. A commitment to education of diverse and vulnerable populations is essential, as is the ability to be flexible, prioritize, organized, and responsive to the health needs of the community. Preference will be given to applicants with experience working with adult learners and those with medical-surgical nursing experience. (R0029502)

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Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Instructor

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia seeks an experienced clinical instructor with a background in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing for a part time, tenure-ineligible, salaried clinical instructor.

Applicants must possess a Master’s Degree in Nursing, with two years of previous experience in psychiatric mental health. Candidates must have or 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 a certification in psychiatric mental health nursing are strongly encouraged to apply. (R0019877)

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing, General Faculty

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia and the College at Wise are seeking applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing, General Faculty (9-month, full time with potential summer option). This new position will be based at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise with periodic travel to the Charlottesville campus and will involve teaching in the UVA MSN/FNP program. The initial appointment will be to the Charlottesville-based faculty until such time as the College at Wise assumes full responsibility for the program.

A PhD or DNP in nursing, licensure in Virginia, 5 years of clinical experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), and FNP certification are required. Virginia License must be obtained before the start of the position. Academic teaching experience is highly desired. (R0029249)

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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. (R0007352)

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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.