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Tenure-Track Adult Nurse Practitioner

The Department of Nursing at the University of Vermont is seeking a dynamic and committed tenure track faculty member in the Adult Nurse Practitioner concentration. This 9 month position begins in August 2013, with an appointment at the rank of Asst. or Assoc. Professor, depending on qualifications.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in nursing or a related field; doctoral candidates and DNPs with substantial research success will be considered. Clinical excellence, eligibility for Vermont licensure and certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner, as well as demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are essential. Responsibilities include research and scholarship, grantsmanship, teaching, clinical practice, student advising, and service to the University.

The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to work independently and cooperatively within and across departments; a history of extramural funding is highly desirable. Research foci of the department include social-behavioral factors related to health; workforce development; health care quality; and ethical dimensions of health and health care. Candidates whose research, scholarship, and/or creative work aligns or intersects with one of the three University’s “Spires of Excellence” are especially encouraged to apply: Neuroscience, Behavior, and Health; Food Systems; or Complex Systems. More information about the spires of excellence may be found here.

The Department of Nursing is an integral part of the College of Nursing and
Health Sciences. As part of an academic health center, we offer opportunities for collaboration across disciplines within the College and with the UVM College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care. See the Department of Nursing website for more information. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Prospective candidates should apply online at and search for the posting #0040677. Attach a curriculum vitae and letter detailing areas of expertise and professional goals. The position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2013. For additional information please contact: Mary Val Palumbo, DNP, APRN, Search Committee Chair, (802) 656-0023.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Posted December 2012