Assistant Professor in Nursing (Tenure Track, F0026A1)

Old Dominion University
Norfolk, Virginia
Commensurate with Experience
Posted Date
Oct 4, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The School of Nursing at Old Dominion University invites qualified candidates to apply for a full-time, tenure-eligible nursing faculty position in the undergraduate nursing program. We are building a diverse faculty and searching for a faculty member who will share and contribute to our mission to transform healthcare by preparing exceptional nurses, extending nursing science and partnering with our global community. The start date for the position will be December 25, 2022.

Faculty responsibilities will include didactic and clinical instruction in nursing settings for pre-licensure BSN students. The pre-licensure classroom and clinical courses are offered in the summer and fall semesters; thus, faculty will be required to have a summer teaching contract. Online instruction for post-licensure BSN students as well as additional teaching responsibility for lab and clinical courses will round out the faculty member’s workload. Salary and appointment rank are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Old Dominion University is a public institution located in Norfolk, which is one of 16 cities that make up Hampton Roads, Virginia. It is classified as a Carnegie Research Institution with “high” research activity and a strategic plan to increase commitment to research and community engagement. The 180-acre campus serves a diverse student population of approximately 22,000, and is near museums, sporting and entertainment venues, historical attractions, as well as the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Washington, DC and the beaches of the North Carolina Outer Banks are relatively short drives from Norfolk.

The School of Nursing, located at the Higher Education Center in Virginia Beach, VA, is one of five professional schools in the College of Health Sciences, and has an average enrollment of 700 students including 15% African American, 9% Asian, 2% Latino and 8% males. The undergraduate nursing program has a pre-licensure program and a distance post-licensure program with a total enrollment of 400 students annually. NCLEX-RN® pass rates are consistently 90% or higher. The graduate nursing program consists of 8 MSN concentrations and 3 DNP concentrations, and certification pass rates for advanced practice graduates are on average above 95%, ranking ODU as one of the best schools in Virginia. Further information about the School of Nursing is available online at

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctoral degree in Nursing
  • Recent and/or eligible for clinical practice with expertise in nursing
  • Knowledge, skills, or abilities related to wide range of nursing topics
  • Possession or eligibility for Virginia RN license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching in a baccalaureate nursing program and with simulation
  • Professional certification in a specialty area

Interested applicants should submit the following as attachments to the online application at

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application, including plans for growth of program to meet workforce needs
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching philosophy/statement
  4. Diversity Statement - A diversity statement is a one-page document explaining your experiences and commitments to diversity and may include 1) your values related to diversity, 2) your experiences working with diverse populations, and 3) your future plans to promote inclusivity.
  5. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  6. Contact Information for 3 Professional References (references will be contacted by the application system to submit a recommendation letter).
  7. Statement of Scholarship Interests (Optional)

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU’s programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.

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