Valdosta State University — Assistant Professor, Nursing

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences seeks applicants for a twelve-month, tenure track faculty position in the School of Nursing. Preferred appointment date is July 1, 2020. All Valdosta State University faculty share the responsibility of teaching courses at multiple levels as needed in their respective disciplines. To carry out our comprehensive mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to successfully engage students as they launch or continue their intellectual journey.

Reporting directly to the Associate Dean of the School of Nursing, responsibilities include coordinating the Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner graduate program track, classroom teaching, clinical teaching and laboratory instruction at the graduate level, as well as a commitment to the enhancement of all programs within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Required qualifications include a doctorate by appointment date in Nursing or closely related field with certification as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; an active unrestricted Georgia registered nursing license or the ability to be licensed; a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship; and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Preference will be given to those candidates with teaching experience in a graduate nursing program.

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences provide programs of study at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Bachelor of Science degree is granted in Exercise Physiology, Athletic Training and Nursing. The graduate degrees include the Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner as well as a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology. A minor in Nutrition is also provided. The Nursing program is accredited by the CCNE. Faculty members are actively involved in research, service, scholarship, and professional development.

Valdosta State University, founded in 1906, VSU is a comprehensive university with a student enrollment of approximately 11,500. The city of Valdosta is located just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75, is served by a regional airport, and is within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida. For more information visit and for more information about the community visit

Online application is required and should be submitted at For more information contact Ms. Lisa Lowe, Search Committee Chair, via email or phone 229-333-5959. Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to minorities and individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.