Join Our Faculty
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, a nationally recognized leader in graduate nursing education, research and innovation, seeks diverse and talented professionals who are dedicated to raising up the next generation of nurse leaders and advancing knowledge and science.
We currently have openings for non-tenure track positions in the Master of Science in Nursing program.
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is also seeking highly qualified faculty to teach on campus in its MSN programs. Vanderbilt has a long history in teaching, practice, and scholarship, and faculty are encouraged to expand their expertise in these areas.
Master degree specialties include: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Nurse Practitioner (Dual AGACNP/FNP), Family Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse-Midwifery, Nurse-Midwifery/Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Lifespan), Women's Health Nurse Practitioner and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner/ Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.
Faculty must hold a master's degree in nursing and a doctorate in nursing or related discipline. Current practice is required. An area of scholarship or program of research is preferred. Minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. All faculty positions are 12-month appointments and benefit packages are exceptional.
Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Responsible for the academic coordination of the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Specialty. Administrative, academic, practice, and scholarship responsibilities are expected. Coordination with departments within VUSN, across the university and medical center, and the community is expected. Partnering with experienced specialty faculty, teaching responsibilities would include the MSN NNP specialty, but opportunities may be available to teach in other courses in the MSN and DNP programs.
A doctorate in nursing or related field; five years of substantive advanced practice nursing experience with evidence of scholarship; National Certification Corporation (NCC) certification required; formal teaching and academic administrative experience preferred; commitment to working with diverse populations; an unencumbered license as a registered nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee. Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted for this position through April 1, 2021. Apply now for this position.
Full-time, non-tenure track position
VUSN, a recognized leader in graduate nursing education, research, and innovation is searching for a diverse and talented professional who is dedicated to educating the next generation of nurse leaders. We seek applications for a full time, non-tenure track, faculty position to join in teaching innovation. Position requirements include: a doctorate in nursing or related field; three years high-quality formal teaching experience in an advanced practice program; commitment to working with diverse populations; substantive advanced practice clinical experience with five years (preferred); experience as a hospitalist or in a specialty service team preferred; AGACNP or ACNP national board certification; an unencumbered license as a registered nurse and advanced practice nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee. Rank is commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted for this position through April 1, 2021. Apply now for this position.
For questions regarding faculty positions at VUSN, please contact:
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Attn: Stacy Black
600B Godchaux Hall
461 21st Avenue South
About Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
As part of Vanderbilt University, one of the nation's top private research institutions, VUSN has a long-standing reputation for excellence in nursing teaching, practice, informatics and research. It seeks to recruit diverse and talented professionals who are dedicated to raising up the next generation of nurse leaders and advancing knowledge and science. Successful candidates will be those who thrive in a collegial, interprofessional culture and are interested in personal and career growth in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere.
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is highly ranked for its DNP and MSN nursing programs by US News & World Report. Vanderbilt offers Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and PhD in Nursing Science degrees as well as Post-Master's Certificates.
Vanderbilt University is located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, named one of the nation's hottest cities by no less than Forbes and the New York Times. Health care, technology, entertainment, auto, sports and education are only a few of the industries booming in Nashville. Last year Nashville ranked second in the United States for job growth. The city is home to more than 400 health care businesses, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the region's top research hospital. Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, a separate nonprofit, share a respected name and enjoy close collaboration through practice, education and research.