Posting Summary: *****THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN WISE, VIRGINIA*****
The University of Virginia's College at Wise, a division of the University of Virginia, invites applications for the Thurston H. Strunk Endowed Chair in Nursing. The University of Virginia's College at Wise is a nationally ranked four year undergraduate public liberal arts college located in the mountains of southwestern Virginia. This Endowed Chair position is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced researcher to influence health care through nursing education and interdisciplinary research. The successful candidate must possess research and leadership skills, interdisciplinary collaboration experience, and interpersonal skills that enable working across multiple disciplines that address priority issues and funding opportunities in the research community. The ability to mentor undergraduate students and faculty in research endeavors is important. The Chair position offers a reduced teaching load, discretionary research funds, and competitive salary and benefits. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in nursing or related field, and an established record of scholarship.
To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu, posting #0619902 and complete a candidate profile, attaching a current cv/resume, cover letter, a letter describing your teaching and education philosophy, contact information for three references, and an unofficial transcript. Review of applications will begin three weeks after the posting of this position and continue until the position is filled.
For more information about the college, visit the UVa-Wise webpage at uvawise.edu. UVa-Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. You may also contact Stephanie Perry, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 276-328-0240.
UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.
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.