The School of Nursing is committed to sustaining an inclusive environment that embraces, celebrates and benefits from the uniqueness of each of our community members. This commitment is based on our belief that the dignity of each human being is to be respected and nurtured. We value each individual’s unique attributes, behaviors and values, recognizing that each of us is influenced by our environment, social norms, cultural values, past experiences, religious beliefs and life choices. Since we also believe that human beings exist in relation to one another, the emphasis on community building and celebration of differences serves to strengthen our ties to one another.
DUSON is at the forefront of nursing education, and the recruitment of outstanding individuals to its faculty is paramount to the continued fulfillment of the School's educational priorities and in its mission to advance nursing science and prepare future nursing leaders. We invite the best and brightest educators, practitioners and researchers to consider our faculty opportunities.
The School's Faculty Search Committee considers applications in light of a specific faculty opportunity. All applicants should reference the faculty opportunity (listed below) that she/he is interested in pursuing in their letter of interest.
Adult-Gerontology/ Family Nurse Practitioner with HIV Specialty Focus Faculty Opportunity
The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) invites doctorally-prepared candidates with knowledge and clinical expertise in Adult healthcare and HIV specialty care for a full-time faculty position with teaching responsibilities within the School’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program. Well-qualified candidates must have board certification as an Advanced Practice healthcare provider (MD, DO, PA or NP) and possess demonstrated clinical expertise and experience in delivering primary care in the adult-geriatric population and/or family practice. Additionally, the ideal candidate has clinical expertise and knowledge of evidence-based healthcare needs of patients across the lifespan with HIV. The applicant should demonstrate a commitment to teaching in the MSN program which is offered in a distance-based format with on-campus intensive sessions. For more information on this position and application instructions click here.
Nurse Anesthesia Faculty
The Duke University School of Nursing invites applications for two faculty positions in the Nurse Anesthesia Program. The faculty members are responsible for participating in a faculty role that includes supporting didactic instruction in on-campus and online environments, and engaging clinical partners in the development of DNP scholarly project partnerships. The faculty members will also serve as a DNP scholarly project chair and/or committee member, participate in the student admissions process, participate in clinical education responsibilities, and teach across the nurse anesthesia program curriculum. These are full time, twelve-month, on-campus positions. Faculty appointments will be made at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level to a tenure earning or non-tenure earning position in accordance with the candidates experiences. Qualified candidates will possess a doctoral degree, be at least 5 years beyond initial certification in nurse anesthesia, currently active in clinical practice as a CRNA, and have graduate level teaching experience; they will be eligible for licensure as an RN in North Carolina. The well-qualified candidates will possess a record of scholarship and demonstrate a commitment to service to the profession. For more information and application instructions click here.
Nursing/Healthcare Informatics Faculty Opportunity
The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) invites doctorally-prepared candidates with current clinical expertise in Healthcare Informatics and/or large data analysis for a full-time faculty position with teaching and leadership responsibilities within the School’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program. This position assumes a leadership role in preparing program accreditation, managing an Informatics practicum course, and developing strategies for student recruitment. Well-qualified candidates must demonstrate current expertise and experience in developing, implementing and practicing healthcare informatics and innovations in complex systems. Additionally, the ideal candidate has clinical expertise and knowledge of data-management approaches used to address healthcare needs of patients across the lifespan. Candidates should have formal training in either nursing informatics, biomedical informatics or health informatics, and demonstrate scholarly accomplishments including publications of scholarly work. Prior graduate teaching experience is required. This faculty member will be required to teach informatics courses in our Master’s, Certificate, and DNP programs offered year-round in a distance-based format with on-campus intensive sessions. For more information about the Nursing/Healthcare Informatics opportunity and application instructions click here.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Faculty Opportunity
The Duke University School of Nursing invites applications from doctorally prepared candidates for a full-time, on campus faculty position with primary teaching responsibilities within the School’s Master of Science in Nursing program, particularly for the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner major. Well qualified candidates will be board certified as an advanced practice psychiatric – mental health nurse (e.g. psychiatric - mental health nurse practitioner or psychiatric - mental health clinical nurse specialist), demonstrate a commitment to teaching and practice and be licensed to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) in North Carolina. Optimal candidates will have at least 5 years of APRN practice, 2-3 years of teaching experience at the graduate level, and advanced experience in teaching about and caring for diverse and vulnerable populations. Candidates will also show evidence of a developing program of scholarship that aligns with the mission and vision of DUSON. Among other duties, the advanced practice psychiatric – mental health nurse selected for this position will fulfill important roles in collaboration with the Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Duke University Health System and the Duke University School of Nursing. Faculty appointment for this position will be made at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level on a non-tenure earning practice/clinical track, depending on the candidate’s qualifications; joint appointments are negotiable. For more information and application instructions click here.
Tenure Track, Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty Opportunities
The Duke University School of Nursing invites applications from faculty candidates with a career commitment to research and teaching for two Tenure Track positions with the School. PhD or DNSc preparation and active RN licensure are required. Candidates eligible for this position will have demonstrated strong potential for developing a program of funded scientific research, particularly in the areas of precision health/genetics and population health; those whose research aligns with other priorities in the school’s strategic plan (http://nursing.duke.edu/strategic-planning) will also be considered. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have a track record of federal funding as principal investigator. For candidates with no federal funding a funded post-doctoral experience is required. Teaching and mentorship contributions are expected as is continued research productivity. Faculty appointments will be made at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank on the tenure earning track. All regular rank faculty members are expected to have a regular on-campus presence for activities which may include but are not limited to teaching, service, clinical practice, scholarship and research. For more information and application instructions click here.