University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Assistant Professor of Nursing

The University of Pittsburgh—Johnstown (Pitt-Johnstown) invites applications for a tenure-stream, full-time position in Nursing at the Assistant Professor 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: 
 Responsibilities include a 12-hour teaching load per term including didactic and clinical courses in maternal-child nursing. In addition, this faculty member will assist with on-campus nursing laboratory instruction and with the “Transitions into Professional Practice” course in which students synthesize knowledge about professional nursing roles and accountability, leadership, and health care policy. Other teaching duties may involve the candidate’s related areas of expertise and interest. Active engagement in nursing scholarship and participation in service to the university and campus community are also expectations of this position.

Qualifications include:
• Doctoral degree in nursing or related discipline required, ABD status considered with completion by time of hiring; master’s degree in nursing with expertise in clinical specialty area required
• Pennsylvania state RN license
• Previous baccalaureate level teaching experience in nursing

Starting Date: August 2013

Application Deadline:  January 15, 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 (copies accepted initially), and 6) three references with contact information to:
Dr. Nickole M. George, Nursing Search Committee Chair
141 Blackington Hall
University of Pittsburgh—Johnstown
Johnstown, PA  15904
Phone: 814-269-2053
Electronic applications will be accepted. Please email ngeorge@pitt.edu. Feel free to visit our web site at http://www.upj.pitt.edu .
The University of Pittsburgh—Johnstown is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.