Assistant/Associate Professor - School of Nursing - Graduate Psych/Mental Health NP Program

Georgia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 07, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences seeks applicants for a 12-month, tenure track faculty position beginning January 1, 2021.  Rank is at the assistant or associate level and dependent upon credentials. Position is responsible for teaching in our Family Psych/Mental Health NP graduate nursing program and supporting the undergraduate nursing program. 

Valdosta State University is proud to have a highly diverse student body, and we are seeking to recruit and retain outstanding candidates who exhibit a clear commitment to diversity and inclusion and who will enhance the diversity of our faculty and staff. 

Reporting directly to the Associate Dean of the School of Nursing, the selected candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, maintaining scholarly productivity, and participating in service at the department, college, and university levels. 


  • Master’s degree in nursing and a Terminal degree (DNP or PhD) by appointment date;
  • Must be board-certified as a PMH NP with at least one-year in practice;
  • Relocation to the Valdosta area;
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship and service;
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion.


  • Currently teaching in a PMH NP program;
  • A record of effective teaching appropriate to the applicant’s career stage;
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting;
  • A record of mentoring students of diverse backgrounds.

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences provide programs of study at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Bachelor of Science degree is granted in Exercise Physiology, Athletic Training and Nursing. The graduate degrees include the Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner as well as a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology. A minor in Nutrition is also provided. The Nursing program is accredited by the CCNE. Faculty members are actively involved in research, service, scholarship, and professional development.  For more information on the College visit  

Review of applications will begin November 2, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.  For more information, contact Dr. Dee Ott at or phone 229-333-5959.   

Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to minorities and individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.