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Undergraduate Nursing Faculty/Non-Tenure Track

The School of Nursing at Old Dominion University invites qualified candidates to apply for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position in the undergraduate nursing program. We are building a diverse faculty, and searching for a faculty member who will share and contribute to our mission to transform healthcare by preparing exceptional nurses, extending nursing science and partnering with our global community.
Old Dominion University is a public institution located in Norfolk, which is one of 16 cities that make up Hampton Roads, Virginia. It is classified as a Carnegie Research Institution with "high" research activity and a strategic plan increasing commitment to research.  The 180-acre campus serves a diverse student population of approximately 22,000.  It is nearby to museums, sporting and entertainment venues, historical attractions, as well as the Virginia Beach ocean front. Additionally, Washington, DC and the beaches of the North Carolina Outer Banks are relatively short drives from Norfolk.

The School of Nursing is one of five professional schools in the College of Health Sciences, and has an average enrollment of 700 students including 14% African American, 4% Asian, and 3% Latino.  The undergraduate nursing program has an on-campus pre-licensure program and a distance post-licensure program with an approximate total enrollment of 450 annually.  NCLEX-RN® pass rates are consistently 90% or higher, ranking ODU as one of the best BSN programs in Virginia.  Further information about the School of Nursing is available online at

An earned Master’s in Nursing and possession or eligibility for Virginia RN license are required. Current enrollment in a doctoral program or an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field, recent clinical practice with expertise in adult health or psychiatric nursing, and teaching experience in a baccalaureate nursing program are preferred.  Previous teaching experience with online and web-enhanced formats as well as experience with the use of simulation is desirable. Responsibilities include classroom and clinical instruction in the undergraduate program.

The University is committed to developing a diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates. Persons interested should send a letter of application addressing their qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references from academic and professional sources (electronic submissions are preferred) to:

Karen Karlowicz, EdD, RN, Chair of the School of Nursing
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA 23529-0499

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 25, 2013.  Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience.


Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Posted November 2012