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School of Nursing (Undergraduate and Graduate)
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The School of Nursing at Hampton University invites highly motivated applicants for 9- and 12-month  faculty positions in the Departments of Undergraduate  Nursing Education (baccalaureate program) and Graduate Nursing Education (master's and doctoral programs). The school seeks full-time undergraduate faculty members for classroom and clinical teaching positions and full-time graduate faculty members for classroom, clinical, and distance education teaching positions. Experience in the following is needed: Adult Health, Maternal/Child Health, Community Health, and Mental Health. Preferred qualifications include classroom, online, and simulation teaching experience. Candidates with research and scholarship experience preferred for the Department of Graduate Nursing Education.

 Hampton University School of Nursing is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. It is located on the east coast of Virginia in the picturesque Hampton Roads area that includes the cities of Hampton, Williamsburg, Newport News, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Chesapeake, and Virginia Beach. Hampton University is a privately endowed, multicultural, co-educational, nonsectarian institution of higher education that serves approximately 5,000 students. The University seeks to motivate and prepare students to achieve at the highest academic level. At Hampton University, students develop and demonstrate a sense of character within themselves and in their relationship with others. Students are taught to embrace those personal values, which make them responsive to the social, economic, and moral problems affecting our society. The University has two campuses, which are located in Hampton and Virginia Beach, Virginia. The School offers the undergraduate baccalaureate program at both campuses.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include developing, coordinating, and delivering didactic education, maintaining innovative clinical practice experiences, conducting scholarly activities; and engaging in service to the University and community. Additional duties include student advising and committee work. Faculty must sustain expertise in specialty areas in teaching, clinical practice, and professional development.



A master’s in nursing is required in the undergraduate program.  A doctorate (PhD, DNP, etc.) is preferred with a minimum of three years of recent nursing practice, and two years of clinical experience in specialty areas for faculty teaching in the undergraduate program. Teaching experience is highly preferred.

Faculty teaching in the graduate program must hold a master's degree in nursing and an earned doctorate (EdD, PhD, DNP, etc.) with a minimum of three years of teaching experience at the master's level or higher. Applicants who either have a well­established research program or have begun to develop one, and who are interested in collaborating with faculty from other disciplines are welcomed. Applicants must possess a Virginia registered nurse license or a license from a compact state.

How to Apply

Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. The compensation package will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should submit a cover letter describing interest, qualifications, and a preferred start date; a curriculum vita; and names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers of three professional references.


Direct all inquiries and correspondence to:

Shevellanie E. Lott, PhD, RN, CNE

Dean, School of Nursing

Hampton University

100 E. Queen Street

Hampton, VA 23668

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