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Graduate 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 graduate 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 to nearby 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.  Master’s degree offerings in the graduate nursing program include nurse anesthesia, family and women’s health nurse practitioner, adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist/nurse educator, and nurse administrator. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program offers tracks for advanced practice nurses and nurse executives.  In 2012, our online graduate programs, were ranked second among the nation’s nursing schools for admissions selectivity, and 10th for student services and technology in the first-ever compilation of Top Online Programs by U.S. News & World Report.  Further information about the School of Nursing is available online at

A doctoral degree in nursing or a related field from a regionally accredited institution, master’s degree in nursing, and possession or eligibility for Virginia RN license are required.  Advanced practice certification and graduate-level teaching experience with online and web-enhanced formats are preferred.  Recent clinical practice and publications in refereed journals are desirable.

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