Nursing Faculty


Eastern Shore Community College is a two-year pubic institution of higher education and the smallest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. The College serves two rural counties, Accomack and Northampton, on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. For more information, see our website at If you value people, diversity and participatory-teaching, we’d like to hear from you.

Nine month, full-time appointment beginning August 16, 2018


Primary emphasis on teaching college level nursing courses freshman and sophomore college courses.  Teaching schedule includes fall and spring semesters teaching an average of fifteen (15) credit hours per semester. Teaching assignments may include a mix of day, evening, and weekend classes taught in a variety of formats including face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online or clinical setting. The selected candidate will have office hours each week, participate in course and program development, advise students, assist and oversee adjunct faculty, participate in assessment, and serve on college committees.


Faculty appointments are usually at the rank of instructor or assistant professor. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree in either nursing or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in nursing, nursing education or closely related discipline. Teaching experience in higher education. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate degree in nursing; a Master’s degree in nursing. Experience using and assessing student learning outcomes at the course and/or program level. Experience teaching and overseeing nursing students in a clinical setting. Commitment to collaboration, innovation, creativity, and applied learning. Online teaching experience. Background in online course design and demonstrated expertise in the use of technology to support student learning. Experience teaching, advising, and working with students in a community college environment.

Application Process

Completed and signed state application form (available at; cover letter explaining the match between a candidate’s background and requirements for position; resume; unofficial copy of college transcripts; and names of three professional references.  Position will remain open until filled, but the initial screening of applications will begin on 7/17/17.  Position is subject to a background check and employment verification through E-Verify.  Applicants desiring special services or accommodations should contact the Human Resources Officer at least five days prior to the application deadline.

Send application to:

Michael Driscoll, HR Officer

Eastern Shore Community College

29300 Lankford Highway, Melfa, VA  23410




Eastern Shore Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  Inquiries related to the college’s nondiscrimination policy should be directed to Janet Justis, Dean of Learning Resources, 29300 Lankford Hwy., Melfa, VA  23410, 757-789-1723 (V/TDD Telephone 757-789-1738).