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Employment Classifications: Tenure-Track

Rank: Instructor/Assistant Professor

Posting Number: F00199P

Position Number: F03210

Is this position restricted?: No

Work Location: Radford

Division: Academic Affairs-10

College/Unit: Nursing, School of 1155

Department: Nursing, School of-11505

Months Per Year: 9

Appointment Term

Academic Year

Contact Name for Applicant

Dr. Marjorie Young or Dr. Jennifer Turner

Contact Phone for Applicant


Job Summary

The School of Nursing at Radford University invites applications for a Full-Time Tenure Track 9-month Instructor/Assistant Professor position in the School of Nursing at the Main Campus in Radford, Virginia. A Doctorate degree in Nursing or related field is required. Responsibilities include lecture, skills laboratory instruction, and clinical teaching in acute care settings. Preference will be given to those applicants with the education, certification, clinical experience, and desire to teach pediatrics, psychiatric/mental health, obstetrics, and/or adult health nursing in the undergraduate BSN programs. This position requires classroom responsibilities in addition to clinical responsibilities. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Radford University is a comprehensive public university that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service, and research programs. Radford University's Main campus is located in the heart of the New River Valley, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in southwest Virginia. The University has additional locations in Roanoke, 40 miles from Radford.

Radford University is a student-focused institution offering more than 150 outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs preparing approximately 9,500 students to become successful and productive leaders in the community. In U.S. News & World Report's 2021 Best Colleges report, Radford University is ranked No. 14 among Top Public Schools – Regional Universities South. In addition, the University was ranked among the Best Colleges for Veterans – Regional Universities South (No. 19). Radford prides itself on its strong commitment to teaching and research. Please visit the RU website at http://www.radford.edu

In November 2021, nursingprocess.org listed the Radford University Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs as the "Best BSN programs in the State of Virginia". Radford's nursing programs are also recognized as one of the "Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice" by US News and World Report 2020, No. 1 in the "2021 Best Online RN to BSN Programs in Virginia" as well as one of the "2020 Best RN Programs in Virginia" by RegisteredNursing.org.

Required Qualifications

A Doctorate in Nursing or a related field is required. Unencumbered Virginia licensure eligibility is required. This position requires current CPR certification.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to those with the education, experience, certification, and the desire to teach students in the undergraduate program. A Doctorate in Nursing or a related field is required. This program requires classroom responsibilities in addition to clinical responsibilities. Prior experience in teaching nursing in the classroom,


Doctorate in Nursing or related field is required.


Salary is Competitive and Commensurate With Experience

Application Review Date


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must provide a letter of application, curriculum vita, and contact information including phone and email addresses for three professional references in a Word document attached to other, with your application. Successful candidates will be required to provide official transcripts. Candidates are expected to refrain from calling the School of Nursing. Potential applicants may contact Dr. Marjorie Young (myoung67@radford.edu) or Dr. Jennifer Turner (jturner28@radford.edu) for additional information. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Faculty employment conditions

Must have a criminal background check

Statement of Economic Interest is required


Describe required job related licenses and/or certifications

Unencumbered Virginia RN licensure eligibility is required. Current CPR certification is required. Valid Driver's license is required.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Radford University publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university's policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years' of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at Radford.edu/police. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the Radford University Police Department located at 810 East Main Street PO Box 6883, Radford, VA, 24142.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation in the application process please contact the hiring department.