Nursing Faculty Position- Adult Health/Community Health - Tenure Track

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

James Madison University (JMU) School of Nursing invites applications for three 10-month full-time positions that will begin on August 25, 2021, and we have a commitment to diversitying our faculty with these positions. The School of Nursing, (SON) offers CCNE accredited Baccalaureate, Masters, and Doctorate of Nursing Practice programs. Teaching responsibilities will be based upon the qualifications of candidates. Three years of clinical experience in Adult Health and/or Community Health Nursing is preferred for these tenure track positions.

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, and other teaching assignments related to adult and community health. Professional, school and university service, and scholarship are additional expectations.


Qualifications for this position include the following: Doctorate in nursing or related discipline and three or more years of clinical nursing practice experience in Adult Health and/or Community Health nursing (preferred). Will consider a competitive applicant with a Master’s Degree in Nursing who is enrolled in doctoral program and nearing completion. 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 are Tenure Track (TT) positions. The successful applicants will be assigned the rank of instructor or assistant professor based upon their qualifications.


To apply go to or visit and reference posting number F1548. 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;

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.