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Postdoc to Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, School of Nursing


Postdoc to Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

  • R0040359
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia School of Nursing is seeking to hire scholars with a developing program of research to become a postdoctoral fellow and, upon successful completion of the specified deliverables during the two-year fellowship, receive a direct appointment to our tenure-track faculty as an Assistant Professor.

This is a unique opportunity to establish and accelerate your program of research at a world-class research institution. Postdoctoral fellows will be paired with a faculty mentor and develop an individualized training plan to accomplish their research goals. After two successful years, fellows will transition into a tenure-track assistant professor role.

These positions will be emerging leaders in contributing to the School’s strategic priorities which include building the Areas of Excellence in research and our commitments to interdisciplinary collaboration as well as diversity, equity and inclusion.

The UVA School of Nursing has been actively engaged in IDEA, our Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence Achievement initiative. We are 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 substantially contribute to this mission. We welcome, in particular, applicants from groups who have been historically underrepresented in nursing, including racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, people with disabilities, and men.

Candidates must possess at least one degree in nursing, a research doctorate from a research-intensive program, a beginning track record of scholarly dissemination (i.e., publication, grant submission), and a strong match with an established scientist in the School of Nursing.

For nurse candidates, eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse in Virginia is required. Joint appointments across UVA may be possible.

The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check and health screen prior to their first day of employment per university policy.

Fellows will receive a $65,000 annual salary, $10,000 in discretionary research funds, a dedicated workspace, access to a computer, health benefits, and a dedicated mentor. Fellows are expected to be part of the School’s teaching mission as per their experience, qualifications, and preference. An example is co-teaching one course per year.

To Apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition R0040359. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter detailing your interests in the position, area of research, and teaching experience (if applicable)
  • A proposed research plan that describes what the applicant aims to achieving during their appointment. Plans should be no longer than 2 pages, single-spaced.
  • Diversity Statement (for details on what can be included with a diversity statement please visit: https://eocr.virginia.edu/Contribution-IE-Applicants )
  • Contact information for 3 references

***Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box or you can combine them into one PDF. you MUST upload ALL documents into the CV/Resume box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

For questions about the application process please contact Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, hjv5vm@virginia.edu .

Review of applications is ongoing and the position will remain open until filled.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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