Posting Summary: The University of Virginia (UVA) School of Nursing invites nominations and applications for the Betty Norman Norris Endowed Professorship in Nursing. This distinctive professorship, honoring the exemplary teaching and compassion of Betty Norris, will support the work of an eminent nurse scientist inspired by the opportunity to work with faculty, staff, and students in the Schools of Nursing and Medicine and with colleagues in the UVA Health System. The Betty Norman Norris Professor will provide leadership as Co-Director of the UVA Center for Academic Strategic Partnerships for Interprofessional Research and Education (UVA Center for ASPIRE) to develop research and scholarship in the area of interprofessional education and collaborative practice.
The University of Virginia School of Nursing is deeply committed to developing a community that is inclusive, respectful, and considers diversity to be a key part of our excellence. We seek applicants whose experience, teaching, research, and/or community service has prepared them to contribute to this mission.
The UVA Center for ASPIRE is recognized internationally for its innovative educational programs and cutting-edge research in IPE and collaborative practice. The Center has been successful in garnering grant support, and the interprofessional ASPIRE faculty team has generated numerous scholarly publications and presentations. The ASPIRE Center is one of three national sites for the interprofessional Train-the-Trainer Faculty Development Program (T3 FDP) and hosts renowned scholars from around the globe.
The professor who takes this endowed chair will be a distinguished scientist with a well-established record of research. We are seeking an excellent teacher with a passion for creating a collaborative scholarly and pedagogical environment to support junior faculty and students. Candidates must have a PhD in nursing or in a related field and be eligible for licensure in Virginia. Joint appointments with other UVA schools may be possible.
Ranked among the top 3 percent of nursing schools in the nation by US News, known for its pioneering work in interprofessional education and compassionate care, and lauded for its educational traditions and innovations, the UVA School of Nursing boasts a wide range of academic programs and undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in an environment that is at once collaborative, collegial and celebratory.
The School is nestled amid the bustle of the University of Virginia, the nation's #2 public university, and the top-ranked UVA Medical Center. It is home to one of two nursing history centers in the U.S., the source of a rich variety of nursing scholarship, and a site where nurse innovators are nurtured and supported by a dynamic dean.
To apply online, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting #0619433 and complete a candidate profile, attach a cover letter describing your interests, accomplishments in research, education, service and practice, CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
To obtain more information about the School of Nursing, visit www.nursing.virginia.edu. The search will continue until the position is filled.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Barbra Wall, Search Committee Chair UVA School of Nursing firstname.lastname@example.org 434-982-3286
Sue Loving, Human Resources UVA School of Nursing email@example.com 434-924-8792
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Men, women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.