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Current Job Openings (click on the position below for additional information related to the position)

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.

Qualifications

Candidates must possess a PhD in Nursing or terminal degree in a field related to nursing and qualify for Associate or Full Professor rank for a tenure-track position. They must have substantial experience in developing and/or leading DEI initiatives as well as an active program of successful scholarship aligned with one of the areas of research excellence prioritized by the SON (Palliative/End of Life; Violence; Symptom Science; Data Science; Nursing History; Compassionate Care; Scholarship of Teaching and Learning), a consistent history of external funding, and a record of excellence in teaching. Experience in community engagement (e.g., research, practice, service) that demonstrates principles of respectful community engagement is a plus. Nurse candidates must be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in Virginia. (R0026195)

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Thomas A. Saunders III Family Professorship

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia seeks an established scientist with expertise in symptom science to advance research that promotes the health of diverse populations as the Thomas A. Saunders III Family Professor in Nursing. Established in 2000, the Thomas A. Saunders III Family Professorship in Nursing supports an eminent scholar whose pursuits advance the field of nursing science.

Cross-cutting approaches and current areas of strength within symptom science, one of our recently developed areas of research excellence, include cancer pain management, cardiovascular disease, dementia and neurodegenerative diseases, and mental health, all with a purposeful focus on marginalized communities and community engagement.

This is an opportunity to make significant contributions to symptom science research through interdisciplinary collaboration, advancing one’s program of research, and mentoring early-career scientists. Our faculty is committed to the development of nurses who deliver compassionate, safe, high-quality healthcare and are addressing health inequities. We believe research is a cornerstone of advancing the education of our students.

Candidates for this full-time 12-month position must hold a PhD in Nursing or equivalent research doctorate in a health-related field. Post-doctoral experience preferred. Appointments may be made at the rank of an Associate Professor or Professor of Nursing, tenure track/tenured, commensurate with experience.

As an eminent scholar, the Saunders Professor will have strong academic credentials and a demonstrated record of externally funded research, as well as a research portfolio that demonstrates national leadership in their field. The candidate shall have a record of commitment to excellence in teaching and successful mentoring relationships with faculty and students, as well as a history of service within nursing and multidisciplinary organizations.

The position will remain open until filled. The preferred starting date is the fall semester of 2022. (R0032751)

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Part-Time Community/Public Health Clinical Instructor

The University of Virginia School of Nursing seeks an experienced Clinical Instructor with a background in community/public health nursing for a part-time, tenure-ineligible Clinical Instructor. 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 community/public health. Candidates must have or be eligible for RN Licensure in Virginia and will be required to obtain an RN license by the start date of the position. Additionally, we are seeking candidates who have experience working with community partners. Previous experience teaching or mentoring in community/public health is strongly preferred. Applicants with certification are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants with a DNP or PhD in Nursing.

Duties include:

  • Direct supervision of pre-licensure (BSN and CNL) students (approximately 20 hrs per week) in a community/public health clinical environment and simulation center.
  • Serve as advisor for a small number of prelicensure students.
  • Coordinate clinical site placements for prelicensure community/public health placements.
  • Assist with orienting and mentoring new clinical instructors in community/public health.

This is a part-time 26 hour per week, 12-month appointment. (R0032439)

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Part-time Med/Surg Clinical Instructor, School of Nursing

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

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. (R0032857)

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Part-Time 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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Clinical Instructor (Faculty Wage)

The University of Virginia School of Nursing seeks applications to fill part-time Clinical Instructor or Lecturer faculty wage positions. We seek educators with clinical experience in the specialty areas of (but not limited to) pediatrics, obstetrics, psychiatric-mental health, community/public health, general medical or surgical specialty. Three years of clinical teaching experience is preferred in one of the specialty clinical areas listed above.

A Master's degree in nursing or related field is required; Ph.D. in nursing or related field /DNP is preferred. Applicants must be eligible for RN licensure in Virginia if applicable. Applicants who are eligible for Virginia nurse practitioner licensure; prescriptive authority and have national certification as a nurse practitioner are strongly encouraged to apply. (R0032547)

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Director of Budget and Finance

The University of Virginia's School of Nursing seeks a Director of Budget and Finance. Reporting to the School’s Associate Dean for Administration, the Director will manage the School’s team of finance professionals, serve as the primary administrator for the school’s accounting processes (all fund types), and will coordinate the School’s budgeting and financial reporting within the academic division and UVA Health. The Director will be responsible for all aspects of budgeting including but not limited to coordinating the development of the School’s budget planning and conducting comprehensive analysis and reviews of budget allocations. The Director will also lead the School’s efforts to refine and implement analytical models and accounting standards to support financial decision-making. The Director will lead regular communication and financial training school-wide for implementations of financial practices and initiatives as well as assess and align the School’s budgeting activities. (R0031712)

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Instructional Designer

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia invites applications for an instructional designer. Using current learning theories, instructional design models, and best practices, the Instructional Designer incorporates current educational technologies to promote effective teaching strategies and improve student learning experiences. (R0036244)

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Academic Program Manager

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia invites applications for an CNL and PhD Academic Programs Manager. The Academic Programs Manager is responsible for managing operational aspects for the CNL and PhD graduate nursing programs. This position reports to the CNL Program Director and works collaboratively to manage the program. The manager works closely with students, program faculty, the Office of Admissions and Student Services (OASS), and the Senior Assistant Dean for Academic Operations. (R0034203)

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Senior Special Assistant to the Dean

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia seeks a Senior Special Assistant to the Dean to manage the administrative, operational, financial affairs, and special projects of the Dean in the School of Nursing. The position will perform advanced executive decision support duties including fact-finding, research and analysis, preparation of position papers, reports, and presentations, and managing the public face of the office. This position will supervise administrative support professionals within the Dean’s office. (R0031550)

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Administrative Assistant for Academic Programs

The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia invites applications for an Administrative Assistant to Academic Programs to provide administrative coordination and to support office operations and special projects, under the direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Programs and the Associate Dean for Partner Development and Engagement. (R0031655)

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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 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.