Tenure-track position beginning August 2012 to teach in the BSN program with CCNE accreditation. The undergraduate curriculum of the Pitt School of Nursing combines the latest in clinical theory with traditional nursing values that emphasize holistic patient care, and gives students the opportunity to combine a strong theoretical base of biological and behavioral sciences with a foundation in the liberal arts. Successful candidate will be responsible for teaching baccalaureate level didactic courses in community health nursing with a focus on maternal-child health to students enrolled in the 4-year program; may also teach in RN Options degree completion program, college laboratory, or clinical facility as part of standard 12 credit/semester workload. Faculty are expected to meet the teaching, scholarship, and service requirements of the Johnstown campus and the nursing program. Examples include but are not limited to excellent teaching skills and ability to evaluate students in the classroom and clinical settings, course development and curriculum evaluation, student advisement, active participation in professional development including contribution to the nursing literature and involvement with professional nursing organizations, participation on department, college, and School of Nursing committees, and service to the Johnstown campus and local community. Doctoral degree in nursing or related discipline required, ABD status considered; Pennsylvania state RN license and master’s degree in nursing required with expertise in specialty clinical area. Candidate must possess current clinical knowledge and skills and a passion for participating in the education of the next generation of registered nurses. Must evidence proficiency with technology and commitment to innovative and evidence-based nursing education. Preference given to candidates with previous teaching experience at the baccalaureate level, demonstrated program of scholarship, and experience with grant writing/management, and data collection and analysis.
For full consideration, send vita, statement of professional goals and interests including statement of eligibility to work in the United States, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of quality teaching and scholarship, graduate transcripts (copies acceptable initially), three references with contact information.
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Nursing and Health Sciences, Dr. Nickole George, 450 Schoolhouse Road, 141 Blackington Hall, Johnstown, PA 15904
Review of applications will begin February 21, 2012.
The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority group members are encouraged to apply.