SCHOOL OF NURSING
FAMILY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH
West Virginia University School of Nursing invites applicants for
an Associate Professor/Full Professor (Tenure-Track) Faculty
position on our Morgantown Campus. The successful candidate will
provide significant contributions to teaching and research and will
report to the department chair. Responsibilities include but not
limited to maintaining an active equity-oriented research agenda
with relevance to the mission of the school, seeking and obtaining
external funding, teaching and mentoring graduate and/or
undergraduate students in one or more programs, and providing
service to the school, the department, and the university.
The WVU School of Nursing remains committed to providing the
highest levels of undergraduate professional nursing education,
while expanding opportunities for graduate education. Our MSN
program continues to prepare Nurse Practitioners with faculty who
are experts in using technology with “high touch” skills. Our
school also offers two doctoral programs, a Doctor of Nursing
Practice (DNP)–the highest level of nursing practice, and the
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) for nurses desiring a research career.
Start-up packages will be negotiated individually with the Dean of
the School of Nursing. Rank and salary will be commensurate with
the individual’s professional background and experience.
West Virginia University is a land grant Carnegie-designated
Doctoral Research/Extensive institution, with approximately 32,500
students, including 27,000 undergraduate and 5,500
graduate/professional students. The WVU Health Sciences Center
includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Public
Health and Nursing. Patient care facilities include a 690-bed
teaching hospital, a Level I trauma center, and a 70-bed
psychiatric hospital. Morgantown is within easy traveling distance
of Washington, DC, to the east, Pittsburgh, PA, to the north, and
Cleveland and Columbus, OH, to the northwest. Morgantown has 55,000
residents and is rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S.,
with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque
countryside and many outdoor activities.
- Doctoral degree required.
- Graduate degree in Nursing required.
- Research Doctorate in Nursing encouraged to apply.
- Two (2) years post-doctoral training encouraged to apply.
- Evidence of ability to execute and sustain a program of
- Current external funding or NIH grant application under
development encouraged to apply.
- Minimum of three (3) peer reviewed publications within past 5
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is filled by a qualified candidate. Salary and
academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and
For more information on the School of Nursing, please visit
Electronic submission of application to:
with supporting credentials (a letter of interest, current
curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional
references including names, postal addresses, email addresses and
At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources
to create a better future for our state and the world. As West
Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch
each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on
15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten
experimental farms and four forests.
From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in
Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in
Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley
— the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8
million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or
Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are
the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to
work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new
heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just
another mountain to climb.
Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is
core to WVU’s academic mission. We welcome candidates who can
contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.
To learn more about West Virginia University, visit go.wvu.edu.
View current career opportunities at careers.wvu.edu.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender
equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff,
and students, and invites applications from all qualified
applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender
identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics,
disability, or Veteran status.