Virginia Commonwealth University - VCU

Psych Mental Health Faculty


This is 12 month term or tenure-eligible faculty position who serves as clinical faculty for undergraduate and graduate Psychiatric Mental Health (PMH) courses; contributes to curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; coordinates multiple clinical sections and clinical education sites; develops preceptors and appropriate clinical sites for PMH concentration graduate students; clinically supervises individual PMH students in graduate practica; participates in school governance activities; implements all roles of term or tenure-eligible track faculty (teaching, scholarship and service), and attains annual achievements consistent with rank as well as those that would lead to promotion to a higher rank. Appointment to academic rank and salary are dependent on demonstrated scholarly achievement and teaching experience. An endowed professorship in Psych Mental Health is available for applicant with a distinguished area of scholarship and/or practice and who meets the rank of Associate Professor.



  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Virginia
  • Master’s degree in nursing
  • Licensure or eligible for licensure in Virginia as NP in psychiatric mental health nursing.
  • Currently certified in psychiatric mental health nursing as an advanced practice nurse.
  • Experience in a practice role
  • Documented effectiveness in collaboration and communication
  • Ability to effectively manage details and problem solve in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU


  • Doctoral degree (PhD or DNP) in nursing or related field.
  • Experience in higher education including teaching, simulation instruction, accreditation, program review or assessment
  • Record of accomplishments in scholarship and professional service
  • If research faculty, established area of research

Responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrates commitment to contributing to VCU’s Quest for Distinction (
  • Demonstrates an integrated academic life, contributing to the teaching, scholarship and service missions in an urban research-intensive university with an academic health sciences center
  • Participates in all aspects of curriculum including teaching in classroom or clinical settings
  • Contributes to curriculum development, implementation and evaluation
  • Maintains ongoing scholarly contributions to their field such as translation of evidence to practice, presentations or manuscript publications
  • Maintains a commitment to serving the school of nursing, university, profession and community
  • Engages faculty, students, and staff to foster a diverse community at VCU

Apply: Candidates must apply to this faculty position through the university’s career website at to be considered for this position.

For further information about this position contact the Tedra L. Baskerville, Executive Assistant to the Dean, School of Nursing at (804) 827-1130 or

Detailed information about this position and all of our current openings can be found at

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university, 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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