Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Faculty

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 31, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Other Health & Medicine, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

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Position Number F68210 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Open Working Title Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Faculty School/Unit School of Nursing Department Adult Health & Nursing Systems Number of Months 12 Tenure Status Open Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit
We shape the future of nursing through the power of education, discovery and collaboration.

Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal
VCU School of Nursing is seeking an open-rank, 12-month term or tenure-eligible faculty member who serves as the Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with clinical expertise in psychiatric mental health across the age span. Faculty hired into this position will teach in undergraduate and/or graduate psychiatric mental health courses; contribute to curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; coordinate clinical sections and clinical education sites; develops preceptors and appropriate clinical sites, clinically supervise students in undergraduate clinical and/or graduate practica; participate in school governance activities; and implement all roles of term or tenure-eligible track faculty (teaching, scholarship, and service).

Faculty appointment (term or tenure-eligible), rank, and salary are dependent on demonstrated scholarly achievement, certifications, and teaching experience. Position Responsibilities
– Demonstrates commitment to contributing to VCU’s Quest 2025 (

– Engages faculty, students, and staff to foster a diverse community at VCU

– Demonstrates an integrated academic life, contributing to the teaching, scholarship and service missions in an urban research-intensive university with an academic health sciences center

– Participates in all aspects of the curriculum including curriculum development, teaching (in classroom and clinical settings), and evaluation

– Maintains a commitment to serving the school of nursing, university, profession and community

– Maintains scholarly contributions consistent with academic appointment and rank
• For tenure track faculty: maintains a program of research leading to external funding
• For term faculty: maintains ongoing scholarly contributions to their field such as translation of evidence to practice, presentations or manuscript publications Required Qualifications
– Licensed or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Virginia

– Graduate degree in nursing

– Clinical experience working with individuals with mental health conditions

– Documented effectiveness in collaboration and communication

– Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU Preferred Qualifications
– Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or DNP ) in nursing or related field

– Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification

– Experience in higher education including teaching, simulation instruction, accreditation, program review or assessment

– Record of accomplishments in scholarship and professional service
Date Posted 08/30/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 11/01/2021 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information
Candidates must apply to this faculty position through the university’s career website at to be considered for this position. For further information about this position contact Demmie Pennix, HR Administrator, School of Nursing at (804) 628-7583 or

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience. Posted Salary Quick Link Diversity Statement Information For more information on diversity statements, including guidelines, please click here . Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter - 1
  2. Reference Letter - 2
  3. Reference Letter - 3

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