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Graduate Faculty & PMHNP Program Director (Non-Tenure Track)

Old Dominion University
Norfolk, Virginia
Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Posted Date
Feb 28, 2023

Job Details

The School of Nursing at Old Dominion University invites qualified candidates to apply for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track nursing faculty position in the graduate nursing program at the Lecturer or Clinical Assistant Professor rank. We are committed to building a diverse faculty, dedicated to student success, and we embrace faculty satisfaction and professional growth as our top priorities. Our School is 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 June 10, 2023.

Faculty responsibilities will include didactic and clinical instruction in the graduate nursing program, preferably the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program. Classroom and clinical courses are offered year-round. Additional teaching responsibility for lab and clinical courses and administration of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program will round out the faculty member’s workload. Salary and appointment rank are competitive and are 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 has an average enrollment of nearly 700 students including 18% African American, 9% Asian, 2% Latino and 8% males. The undergraduate nursing program has a pre-licensure track and a distance post-licensure program with a total enrollment of 350 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 around 90%, ranking ODU as one of the best schools in Virginia. Further information about the School of Nursing is available online at

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. An earned doctoral degree in Nursing
  2. Possession or eligibility for Virginia RN and APRN license
  3. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner
  4. Recent clinical practice with experience and certification as a nurse practitioner, preferably a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching in a nursing program
  • Classroom experience and familiarity with online and web-enhanced formats and simulation are desirable.
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner experience and licensure preferred.
  • Evidence of effective leadership and program or project management

How to Apply:

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

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application with teaching philosophy/statement and plans for growth of program to meet workforce needs, as well as research interests
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. 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.
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  5. Contact Information for 3 Professional References (references will be contacted by the application system to submit a recommendation letter).

Inquiries should be sent to Victoria Goode, PhD, CRNA ( Application review will begin 3/30/2023 and continue until the position is filled.

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. Individuals from minoritized communities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Old Dominion University, located in Norfolk, is Virginia's forward-focused public doctoral research university with more than 23,000 students, a top R1 research ranking, rigorous academics, an energetic residential community and initiatives that contribute $2.6 billion annually to Virginia's economy.

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