University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Assistant Professor or Instructor, Nursing

Non 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 advanced medical-surgical nursing and nursing leadership and management;  also includes simulation lab instruction and clinical teaching; may also include teaching in RN Options degree completion program as part of standard 12 credits/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/lab and clinical settings, course development and curriculum evaluation, student advisement, active participation in professional development 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 clinical expertise in specialty area. Candidate must have proficiency in technology-based instruction and a passion for participating in the education of the next generation of registered nurses. Must evidence commitment to innovative and evidence-based nursing education. Preference given to candidates with previous baccalaureate level teaching experience, proficiency with techology including designing and implementing a nursing simulation program, commitment to scholarship, and recognition of clinical expertise.

For full consideration, send vita, statement of professional goals and interests including statement of eligibility to work in the United States, statement of teachng philosophy, evidence of quality teaching and scholarship, graduate transcripts (copies acceptable initially) and three references with contact information. 

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Nursing and Health Services, Mr. Bruce Colbert, 450 Schoolhouse Road, 227 Krebs 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.