Faculty Positions


  • Full-time non-tenure stream positions - doctorate
  • Tenure stream positions - a PhD in nursing or relevant discipline

Applicants for any position must possess evidence of a program of scholarship or clinical skills in an area of nursing specialization and send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to:

Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Distinguished Service Professor of Nursing
Professor of Psychology, Epidemiology and Occupational Therapy
350 Victoria Building Pittsburgh, PA 15261
E-mail: dunbar@pitt.edu

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Available positions:

UPMC Health System Chair in Nursing Science: The candidate for this full-time tenured position should be an outstanding nurse scientist with a program of research that has direct application to nursing practice and is recognized by experts as having made significant contributions to the discipline of nursing.  Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research directly related to the practice of nursing, providing direction to patient care, and providing mentorship to faculty and doctoral students whose research is consistent with this overall direction.

Qualifications for this tenured appointment include an earned PhD in nursing or related field, evidence of sustained scholarly productivity, evidence of excellence as a teacher, and expertise recognized at the national / international level. The focus of this position is to add to the knowledge base of the discipline of nursing for the purposes of improving health, decreasing disability and aiding recovery from illness and trauma. More Information

Nurse Anesthesia Faculty: The School of Nursing is seeking candidates for faculty positions within its highly-regarded Department of Nurse Anesthesia. Our Nurse Anesthesia graduate programs have been ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report. More information about the full-time, tenure-stream position is here. More information about the non-tenure stream position is here.

Tenure-Stream Faculty: The School seeks to fill full-time tenure-stream faculty positions in several focal areas. More Information

Non-Tenure Stream Faculty: The School seeks to fill full-time, non-tenure stream positions with teaching responsibilities in various nursing specialties. More Information.

The University of Pittsburgh offers an excellent salary, benefits, and retirement package. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the positions are filled. Starting date is negotiable.