This position is for a senior-level, tenure-eligible faculty member. The ideal candidate will possess a strong track record of nursing research with external funding and willingness and ability to provide visionary leadership and mentorship of faculty colleagues and students. The candidate should have experience in conducting significant research and interests that complement and expand existing expertise in the School of Nursing. Research areas of particular interest include biobehavioral clinical research, symptom management, and health system quality and safety research. The candidate will also support the school with teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels and advisement and mentorship of doctoral students. This is a 12- month full-time, tenure-eligible position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the School of Nursing. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and preparation.
Demonstrates commitment to contributing to VCU's Quest for Distinction (www.future.vcu.edu/)
Engages faculty, students, and staff to foster a diverse community at VCU
Demonstrates an integrated academic life, contributing to the teaching, research, and service missions in an urban research-intensive university with an academic health sciences center
Maintains a program of research supported by external funding
Contributes to enhanced effectiveness of the community of scholars
Mentors faculty and students in development of programs of research
Participates in all aspects of curriculum including teaching across programs
Research doctoral degree
Demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated or potential excellence in leadership skills, including excellence in working effectively with others
Demonstrated achievement in scholarship with an established or developing program of interdisciplinary research that complements the areas of emphasis within the School, including but not limited to biobehavioral, symptom management, and health system quality and safety research.
Demonstrated research productivity, including a record of or potential for obtaining external research funding and publications, and cogent plans for future research
Demonstrated excellence in and passion for mentoring colleagues and students
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.vcujobs.comVirginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.
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