University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Instructor of Nursing

The University of Pittsburgh—Johnstown (Pitt-Johnstown) invites applications for a non-tenure stream, full-time position in Nursing at the Instructor level in the Division of Nursing and Health Sciences. Pitt-Johnstown is a comprehensive four-year undergraduate campus of the University of Pittsburgh system, located 77 miles east of Pittsburgh on a beautiful 650-acre site in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania. The college community includes about 3,000 undergraduate students and 150 full-time faculty distributed through six academic divisions. These divisions include Education, Engineering Technology, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Social Sciences. Each division offers four-year undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree programs.

 Responsibilities include a 12-hour teaching load per term including didactic and/or clinical courses in fundamentals of nursing and medical-surgical nursing, as well as simulation lab instruction, active engagement in nursing scholarship and participation in service to the university and campus community. Other teaching duties may involve the candidate’s related areas of expertise, such as emergency nursing or school nursing.

Qualifications include:
• Doctoral degree in nursing or related discipline preferred; master’s degree in nursing with expertise in clinical specialty area and enrollment in a doctoral program required
• Pennsylvania state RN license
• Previous baccalaureate level teaching experience

Starting Date: Late August 2013  Application Deadline:  January 15, 2013 or until position is filled

Please send: 1) vita, 2) statement of professional goals and interests including a statement of eligibility to work in the United States, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) evidence of successful teaching and scholarship, 5) original graduate transcripts, and 6) three original letters of recommendation (sent directly from the reference or placement service) to:
Bruce Colbert
Search Committee Chair
227 Krebs Hall
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Johnstown, PA  15904
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The University of Pittsburgh—Johnstown is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.