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non-tenure-track faculty

This 12-month term (non-tenure-track) faculty position will contribute to curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; teach in graduate or undergraduate areas; make ongoing scholarly contributions to nursing science, including the incorporation of evidence-based practice into teaching and clinical activities and the publication of manuscripts; and maintain a commitment to serving the school of nursing, university, profession, and community. Appointment to academic rank and salary are dependent on demonstrated scholarly achievement and teaching experience.

required qualifications

  • Master’s degree in nursing or related field
  • Experience in a practice role
  • Documented effectiveness in collaboration and communication
  • Ability to effectively manage details and problem solve in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU

preferred qualifications

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Virginia
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in Virginia
  • Experience in higher education including teaching, simulation instruction, accreditation, program review or assessment
  • Record of accomplishments in scholarship and professional service


  • Demonstrates commitment to contributing to VCU’s Quest for Distinction (
  • Demonstrates an integrated academic life, contributing to the teaching, scholarship and service missions in an urban research-intensive university with an academic health sciences center
  • Participates in all aspects of curriculum including teaching in classroom or clinical settings
  • Contributes to curriculum development, implementation and evaluation
  • Contributes to enhanced effectiveness of the community of scholars
  • Maintains ongoing scholarly contributions to their field such as translation of evidence to practice, presentations or manuscript publications.
  • Mentors faculty and students in development and/or application of scholarly programs
  • Maintains a commitment to serving the school of nursing, university, profession and community
  • Engages faculty, students, and staff to foster a diverse community at VCU

Apply: Please forward a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three professional references to:

Tedra Baskerville, Human Resources Coordinator
VCU School of Nursing
P.O. Box 980567
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0567

Detailed information about this position and all of our current openings can be found at

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university, providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.

posted february 2014