The University of Lynchburg is seeking a dynamic faculty member for a full-time (9 month) tenure-track position. Applicants with an established research agenda and extramural funding are encouraged to apply. Duties in addition to teaching 12 credit hours per semester, include clinical supervision of students, advisement, engaging in scholarly activities and professional service, and service to the School of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences, and the University. Instructional areas include medical-surgical nursing, critical care, and other undergraduate and graduate nursing courses. Additional responsibilities include participation in curriculum and course development, advisement and recruitment, ability to work within a culturally diverse student population, maintaining office hours in accordance with university policy, and performing other duties as assigned by the Dean, School of Nursing.
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:
- Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia (Virginia licensure is expected within 1 year of employment)
- A minimum of 3 years teaching experience
- Earned terminal academic degree (PhD or DNP), if terminal degree is not in nursing must have a Master’s in Nursing
- Work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers
- Experience with on-line, face-to-face teaching and different learning management systems
- Curriculum development and outcome management experience
Preferred qualifications of the candidate include:
- Active scholarly agenda that contributes to teaching
- Board certification as an NP or NE
- Teaching experience in BSN, MSN, and doctoral nursing academic programs
- Demonstrated ability to design and conduct collaborative research
- Extramural funding and grant writing a plus
Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and academic qualifications. Candidate must pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send the following 1) a letter of application, 2) a current CV, 3) official graduate transcripts, and 4) telephone and email contact information for three references to: Sara Hallowell, DNP, RN, CPNP, CNL, Chair, Nursing Search Committee, University of Lynchburg, School of Nursing, 1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24501. Email to . EOE.
The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The University of Lynchburg strives for a diverse and inclusive community; under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with a multicultural and diverse student body.