Department: College of Health and Human Services (CHHS)
Open Rank Term Faculty
The George Mason University, School of Nursing invites applications for two full-time, 9-month, term faculty positions at the academic rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Our faculty aspires to contribute to the health of all populations through innovative and impactful education, research, practice, and service. George Mason University, a Carnegie Research 1 institution, is the largest, most diverse, and innovative public university in Virginia with more than 38,000 students from all 50 states and over 135 countries. Located in Fairfax, Virginia, Mason is part of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, offering easy access to the cultural, scientific, and political resources of the nation's capital. Mason has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About the Department:
The School of Nursing is situated in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), along with the department of Global and Community Health, Health Administration and Policy, Nutrition and Food Studies and Social Work, and is home to more than 1,900 undergraduate and 950 graduate students and 140 faculty and staff. CHHS is transitioning to become the first College of Public Health in the State of Virginia. Further information about the College may be found at: https://chhs.gmu.edu.
The School currently enrolls over 700 students, with Baccalaureate and Master's programs and both a Doctoral of Nursing Practice (DNP) program that includes advanced practice nursing concentrations in family practice, psychiatric mental health, and adult gerontology, as well as administration and a PhD in Nursing program. Further information about the School may be found at: https://nursing.gmu.edu.
Planning, teaching and evaluating curriculum across undergraduate and graduate programs;
Mentoring, advising and evaluating students;
Facilitating experiential learning in the simulation lab;
Engaging with clinical and community-based partners;
Pursuing professional service that advances the School's mission;
Participating in faculty governance.
Terminal degree in nursing (DNP or PhD) or health-related field;
An unencumbered Virginia Registered Nurse license, or eligibility to obtain upon employment;
Expertise in effectively teaching in higher education;
Experience with distance learning in an online environment;
Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;
Commitment to supporting a culture of inclusion and diversity;
Minimum of 3 years nursing experience.
A current, unencumbered Virginia Nurse Practitioner license and national certification, and license to Prescribe;
Experience with simulation;
History of precepting nursing undergraduate and/or graduate students in clinical settings;
Engaged in current nursing practice.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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Internal Number: 50131
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.