Nursing Faculty Position - Adult Health/Graduate Faculty

Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 12, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

James Madison University (JMU) invites applications for a 10-month full-time position starting August 25, 2021 and we have a commitment to diversifying our faculty with this position. The School of Nursing offers CCNE accredited Baccalaureate, Masters, and Doctorate of Nursing Practice programs. Three or more years of experience as a Family or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and/or Graduate Nursing Faculty are required for this tenure track position.

JMU is a comprehensive state university offering 76 undergraduate, 53 masters, and 8 doctoral programs to more than 20,000 students. Located in the scenic Shenandoah Valley, 2 hours from both Washington D.C. and Richmond, VA, JMU is recognized by the U.S. News and World Report as the most recommended public university in the U.S as well as the most innovative university in the South. 


The SON enjoys many opportunities for interprofessional and community partnerships. For more information, visit The College of Heath and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) will work to identify and dismantle oppressive racist and discriminatory policies, practices, and processes moving the college into inclusive excellence and promoting a CHBS culture in which every member can flourish.

In alignment with CHBS, the School of Nursing (SON) stands against injustice and systemic racism in all its forms. As nurses we have a responsibility to act with empathy and inclusiveness to reduce inequities. We pledge to respond against discrimination, violence, and racism with advocacy and collective action.
The SON commits to engage with communities, locally and globally, through inclusive, dynamic, and innovative nursing education, practice and scholarship to create health equity.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates who have similar beliefs and values with a commitment towards building equitable and inclusive environments. Consider joining us in achieving our goal of becoming a diverse school that embodies an environment of belonging.


Duties and responsibilities for the position include clinical, classroom, laboratory, research, and other teaching assignments in the MSN and DNP programs. Professional, school and university service, and scholarship are additional expectations.


Qualifications for this position include the following: Doctorate in nursing or related discipline (a masters in nursing is required if doctorate in related discipline) and three or more years (preferred) experience as a family or pediatric nurse practitioner and/or Graduate Nursing Faculty. Other requirements include current APRN certification as a nurse practitioner and eligibility for Virginia nursing license. The faculty of the School of Nursing is committed to the JMU core value of diversity, equity and inclusivity and therefore seeks candidates who are committed to contributing to building an equitable and inclusive environment. This is a Tenure track position. The successful applicant will be assigned the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor based on their qualifications.


To apply go to or visit and reference posting number F1546. Salary shall be commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2021.


The cover letter must include:

  • A diversity statement that informs your past, current, and future commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, scholarship, and research; how you have worked to promote inclusive excellence in your previous positions; and how your experience and knowledge will contribute to a culture of belonging in the JMU SON.
  • Areas of research interest
  • Teaching experience
  • Teaching philosophy


The names and contact information for three references will be requested as part of the application. Each reference listed will receive an email requesting that they submit a reference through the JobLink system.


For questions contact Karen Jagiello, Chair, Search Committee, School of Nursing, MSC 4305, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 (540-568-7617;


James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.