Nursing Faculty Position- Adult Health/Community Health - Renewable Term Contract (RTA)
James Madison University (JMU) School of Nursing invites
applications for two 10-month full-time positions that will begin
on August 25, 2021, and we have a commitment to diversifying our
faculty with these positions. The School of Nursing (SON),
offers CCNE accredited Baccalaureate, Masters, and
Doctorate of Nursing Practice programs. Teaching responsibilities
will focus on BSN undergraduate program needs. Three
years of clinical experience in Adult Health and/or Community
Health Nursing is preferred for these renewable term contract
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 School of Nursing enjoys
many opportunities for interprofessional and community
partnerships. For more information, visit http://www.nursing.jmu.edu.
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, and other teaching assignments in the BSN program related to adult health or community health. Professional, school and university service, and scholarship are additional expectations.
Qualifications for this position include the following: Minimum of Master’s Degree in Nursing, Doctorate in nursing or related discipline (preferred) and three or more years of clinical nursing practice experience in Adult Health and/or Community Health nursing (preferred). Other requirements include RN registration 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. These positions are Renewable Term Contract (RTA). Successful applicants will be assigned the rank of instructor or assistant professor based upon their qualifications.
To apply go to https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/8307 or visit JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number F1547. Salary shall be commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2021.
Candidates must complete the JobLink application and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae.
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
Contact information for three professional references will be requested as part of the application.
For questions contact Karen Jagiello, Chair, Search Committee, School of Nursing, MSC 4305, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 (540-568-7617; firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.