National League for Nursing

Evans Chair for Simulation and Innovation

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Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Georgia, United States
28 days ago


The Evans Chair for Simulation and Innovation

NHWSN is conducting a national search for an Assistant/Associate Professor who is a leader and champion in simulation and innovation to hold the Charles F. and Peggy Evans Chair for Simulation and Innovation. Reporting directly to the Executive Director of the Emory Nursing Learning Center and the Associate Dean for Academic Advancement, the Evans Chair thrives on simulation entrepreneurship, scholarship, innovation and is committed to advancing the School’s mission to educate visionary nurse leaders and scholars, generate and apply knowledge, and transform nursing, health, and systems of health care within the local and global community.

The Evans Chair broad areas of responsibility:

Provides leadership and promotes a collaborative, team-based and excellence approach to simulation education, research, and practice.

Collaborates with clinical team and faculty and students to ensure the highest quality simulation-based learning activities are integrated and implemented across the undergraduate and graduate programs.

Designs, delivers, and evaluates innovative, evidence-based simulation-based learning for nursing and inter-professional experiences.

Supervises, coaches, develops, mentors, and conducts performance reviews for simulation nurse educators, and future educational roles within the Simulation and Skills Lab. Oversees simulation budgets including capital equipment in collaboration with Operations Director.

Establishes and maintains relationships with key stakeholders to ensure responsiveness of training delivery, learning needs, and educational programming.

Coordinates and communicates with the Center’s stakeholders, as well as with external agencies and professional organizations to assure the center aligns with and contributes to best practices in simulation nationally and at NHWSN - supported training, instruction, assessment, and research.

The Evans Chair should have the following qualifications:

Prior experience leading an academic practice in simulation-based learning.

National leader and program of scholarship in simulationbased learning.

Graduate degree in nursing, and terminal Doctoral degree, (PhD, EdD, DNP) required.

Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural competencies in order to interact with a wide range of individuals, including staff at all levels, faculty and administrators.

Outstanding communication and presentation skills.

Experience using quantitative and/or qualitative data to assess initiatives and inform decision-making.

Demonstrated experience working with a diverse community of faculty, staff and students as a faculty member in a university.

Experience in an academic simulation lab environment; Program development experience in a research-intensive environment is strongly desired.

Preferred experience with continuum of low fidelity to high fidelity patient simulators


Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (NHWSN) produces nurse leaders who are transforming healthcare through science, education, practice, and policy. Pre-licensure degree graduates go on to become national and international leaders in patient care, public health, government, research, and education. Advanced degree graduates are qualified to seek certification as nurse practitioners and nurse-midwives. Graduates of the school’s doctor of nurse practice (DNP) program may go on to become nurse anesthetists and/or advanced leaders in healthcare administration. The school also keeps a PhD program in partnership with Emory’s Laney Graduate School. The school is a national leader in research funding and currently employs more than 120 full-time faculty members.

Annual student enrollment is more than 1,000.

NHWSN’s faculty are renowned experts in their fields, tireless researchers working to improve understanding of the world, and leaders in their communities. They excel as intellectual role models, welcoming students’ diverse points of view, engaging them in collaborative research opportunities, and stirring their imaginations.

Top U.S. News & World Report rankings include No. 4 for the school's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, No. 2 overall for the school’s graduate programs, No. 8 for its Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63027379
  • Location:
    Georgia, United States
  • Position Title: Evans Chair for Simulation and Innovation
  • Company Name For Job: Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
  • Job Function: Assistant Professor in Nursing¬†
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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