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Instructor/Assistant Professor - School of Nursing

Valdosta State University
Valdosta, Georgia
Posted Date
Aug 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The School of Nursing seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty position beginning January 1, 2023. 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.  

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.

For more information, contact Dr. James Pace, Dean, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, via email or phone 229-333-5959.

Reporting directly to the Associate Dean of the School of Nursing, the selected candidate will be responsible for teaching across the curriculum. Maintaining scholarly productivity and participating in service at the department, college, and university levels.

• MSN in Nursing (FNP or PMHNP);
• Actively pursuing terminal degree (PhD or DNP);
• Experienced in Advanced Practice Nursing;
• Board Certified as an FPMHNP, FNP, ANP, or AGNP;
• Unencumbered Georgia Registered Nursing License;
• Must have one-year clinical experience;
• Relocation to the Valdosta area;
• Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning,
as well as scholarship;
• Commitment to diversity and inclusion.

• PhD or DNP (required by appointment date for rank at Assistant Professor);
• Prior graduate nursing teaching experience;
• Dual certification as both an FNP and a PMHNP;
• 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.

Online application is required and should be submitted at Review of completed applications will begin October 31, 2022. The position will remain open until filled. 

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 Health Sciences, Exercise Physiology, and Nursing. The graduate degrees include the Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), and 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  

Valdosta State University is a regional comprehensive university located on a gorgeous 168-acre campus of palm trees, vast green lawns, Spanish mission style architecture, and an award-winning design. The university serves a student
enrollment of approximately 10,500 from all states within the US and hosts over 300 international students from more than 76 countries. It is located in Valdosta, a family-friendly area with new housing developments, modest living costs, excellent public and private schools, a vibrant music and arts scene, and a 170-acre theme park, Wild Adventures. The city is served by the Valdosta Regional Airport and is home to Moody Air Force Base. It is located just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75. It is within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida, and a three-hour drive of Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit, or for information about the community, visit 

Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational institution with 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, including sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

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