Employment Opportunities

Graduate Chairperson
School of Nursing
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Open Until filled


The Hampton University School of Nursing is accepting applications from qualified candidates to serve as a departmental chairperson in a 9-month faculty position for the Department of Graduate Nursing Education.

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically Black university located on the Virginia Peninsula in Hampton, Virginia.  The School of Nursing offers master of science degree programs in the roles of nurse educator, administrator, and practitioner.  Specialties are offered in women's health, family health, community health nursing, advanced adult nursing, and community mental health/psychiatric nursing.  There are distance education options for doctoral students who seek to become pediatric nurse practitioners and doctoral students whose interests focus on family and family-related research.

The master of science and doctor of philosophy programs are the first to be offered at a historically Black college or university (HBCU).  The graduate program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.  The School of Nursing has the broad goal of improving health care and the overall quality of life in the state, region, and nation.  It strives to reach this goal through the education of health care professionals through the provision of expertise, health care services, and research in the promotion of wellness.


Duties and Responsibilities

Tasks will include teaching, conducting research, and engaging in community service.  Additional duties include student advising and committee responsibilities.  The candidate will work with other chairpersons and administrators regarding development goals and growth projections within the Department.  


The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate (PhD in Nursing is preferrred) as well as a master's in nursing. 

How to Apply

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Salary is commensurate with rank and level of experience.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter (describing interests, qualifications, and tentative start date); Hampton University faculty employment application, curriculum vitae,  and names of three professional references with contact information for each (addresses, email, and telephone numbers).  If you wish to mail your materials, send them to the following address: 

Deborah E. Jones, PhD, RN, CNE
Dean, School of Nursing
100 E. Queen Street
Hampton University
Hampton, VA 23668
email: deborah.jones@hamptonu.edu
*Hampton University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity

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