Medical Surgical/Acute Care Faculty

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 28, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

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Position Number F56980 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Associate Professor Working Title Medical Surgical/Acute Care Faculty School/Unit School of Nursing Department Adult Health & Nursing Systems Number of Months 12 Tenure Status Open Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit

The mission of the School of Nursing is to shape the future of nursing through the power of education, discovery, and collaboration.

Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal

We invite you to apply for this open rank 12-month term or tenure-eligible faculty position will serve as faculty with clinical expertise in acute care, with adult health focus. Faculty hired into this position will teach in undergraduate and/or graduate adult health, acute care courses; contribute to curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; coordinate clinical sections and clinical education sites; develop preceptors and appropriate clinical sites; clinically supervise students in undergraduate clinical and/or graduate practica; participate in school governance activities; and implement all roles of term or tenure-eligible track faculty (teaching, scholarship and service).

Faculty appointment (term or tenure-eligible), rank, and salary are dependent on demonstrated scholarly achievement, certifications, and teaching experience.

Position Responsibilities

• Demonstrates commitment to contributing to VCU’s Quest 2025 (
• Engages faculty, students, and staff to foster a diverse community at VCU
• 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 curriculum development, teaching (in classroom and clinical settings), and evaluation
• Maintains a commitment to serving the school of nursing, university, profession and community
• Maintains scholarly contributions consistent with academic appointment and rank:
o For tenure track faculty, maintains a program of research leading to external funding
o For term faculty, maintains ongoing scholarly contributions to their field such as translation of evidence to practice, presentations or manuscript publications

Required Qualifications

• Licensed or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Virginia

• Graduate degree in nursing

• Clinical experience working with adults in acute care settings

• Documented effectiveness in collaboration and communication

• 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

• Doctoral degree (PhD or DNP ) in nursing or related field

• Adult Gerontology, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certification

• Experience in higher education including teaching, simulation instruction, accreditation, program review or assessment

• Record of accomplishments in scholarship and professional service

Date Posted 09/25/2020 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 01/01/2021 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information

Candidates must apply to this faculty position through the university’s career website at to be considered for this position. For further information about this position contact Demmie Pennix, HR Administrator, School of Nursing at (804) 628-7583 or

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.

Posted Salary Quick Link Diversity Statement Information For more information on diversity statements, including guidelines, please click here . Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter - 1
  2. Reference Letter - 2
  3. Reference Letter - 3

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