Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Faculty

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 13, 2021
Jun 18, 2021
Full Time
Nursing Term Faculty Positions

The School of Nursing at George Mason University invites applications for full-time, 9-and 12-month, term positions at the academic rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) programs that award the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and a post Master's certificate. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Department: The School of Nursing is situated in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), which includes four additional academic units: Global and Community Health; Health Administration, Policy and Informatics; Nutrition and Food Studies; and Social Work. The College is home to more than 1,900 undergraduate and 950 graduate students and approximately 140 faculty and staff. CHHS is transitioning to become the first College of Public Health in the State of Virginia.

Research opportunities abound in our nurse-led community-based clinics, high-fidelity simulation laboratory, telehealth facilities, and the CHHS Population Health Center. Active programs of research among School and CHHS faculty include investigating cultural and environmental influences on health behaviors, opioid addiction, obesity, maternal/child/adolescent health outcomes, community interventions, vulnerable populations, racial disparities in healthcare, HIV, and acute/chronic effects of violence. CHHS is also home to the "Mason: Health Starts Here" cohort study - a first-of-its-kind, transdisciplinary longitudinal research project to understand and improve the health of university students. Further information about the College may be found at:

Our faculty aspires to contribute to the health of all populations through innovative and impactful education, research, practice, and service. The School currently enrolls over 700 students, with robust Baccalaureate and Master's programs. Our highly ranked DNP program also includes concentrations in family practice and adult gerontology primary care. The PhD in Nursing program has produced leaders in research, academia, and administration, both domestic and global, for nearly 40 years. Further information about the School may be found at:

Responsibilities: * This full-time position includes supervision of graduate nursing students in clinical and community settings, as well as delivering a hybrid learning format of both online and in-person teaching; * Other key responsibilities include mentoring graduate/doctoral students in scholarly projects, participating in faculty governance, and engaging in multidisciplinary collaboration within the college as well as community academic partners. Faculty practice with opportunities to precept graduate students may also be available in one of the colleges clinical practices.

Required Qualifications: * Must hold a terminal degree (DNP, PhD) and a current, unencumbered license as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP); * Must be eligible for licensure in Virginia; * Proficient use of online technology for both teaching and faculty practice; * Three to five years of clinical, telehealth, and/or community-based practice.

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience teaching in a university academic setting.

Applicants must apply at Applications must include:

(1) Cover letter, describing the applicant's qualifications and interest in the position. Please indicate clearly if you are interested in the 9-month position or in the 12-month position. For the 9-month position, include #F607AZ; for the 12-month position, include #F606AZ. (2) Curriculum Vitae; (3) A short teaching statement (2 paragraphs); (4) A statement of diversity (as Other doc.) (see Diversity Statement Prompt); (5) The contact information for three references.

Diversity Statement Prompt: Have you worked with any individuals in a teaching, mentorship or advisory capacity who are from marginalized groups? If so, how did you help them identify and overcome barriers to success? Think about your experience with research mentorship, teaching or tutoring, academic advising, and community mentorship. (No more than 2 paragraphs.)

Please note: Those selected for final rounds of interviews, will need to provide 3 recommendation letters prior to the final rounds of interviews taking place.

Review of applications will begin on 4/2/2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete electronic applications submitted using will be reviewed. An offer of employment is contingent upon background verification.

For additional questions about the posted position, search process and/or the University, please contact Dr. Yousefi, Search Committee Chair, at:

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

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