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Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Instructor - School of Nursing (Family and Community Health)

West Virginia University
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West Virginia University School of Nursing invites applications for a 12-month, full-time Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Instructor position in Clinical Education Track. This position will report to the Chair of the Family/Community Health Department.  


  1. Didactic Teaching in psychiatric/mental health nursing the BSN program.
  2. Clinical Teaching in psychiatric/mental health nursing the BSN program. In addition to clinical teaching, other formats of teaching, including skills lab, small group, and simulation teaching may be included.  
  3. Advising students in the BSN program.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and plan to be enrolled in a graduate degree program with a major in nursing within one year; or have a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and at least 10 years of direct patient care experience in nursing.  
  • Required to have unencumbered WV RN License by position start date.  
  • Applicants with three years of teaching experience in nursing are encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrable ability of current nursing practices sufficient to demonstrate professional competence.
  • Initial appointment for Instructor in Clinical Education Track requires: two years of professional nursing practice experience.

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At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley - the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is core to WVU's academic mission. We welcome candidates who can contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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