Faculty Positions

Requirements

  • Full-time non-tenure stream positions - doctorate
  • Part-time non-tenure stream positions - an MSN degree (doctorate preferred)
  • 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

Nancy Glunt Hoffman Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing: The School of Nursing seeks exceptionally-qualified candidates for a senior-level faculty position focused on research in oncology nursing. The candidate for this full-time tenured position should be an outstanding nurse scientist with a program of research related to oncology nursing, and who 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 oncology nursing (scholarship in psychosocial care preferred), 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 authoritative knowledge and reputation, evidence of excellence as a teacher, and recognition as a leader in the field. Candidates must qualify for the faculty rank of professor with tenure. The focus of this position is to add to the knowledge base of oncology nursing for the purposes of improving the care of cancer patients, survivors, and their families/caregivers. More Information

Nurse Administration Faculty: The School is seeking candidates for two faculty positions within the Nurse Administration specialization. Learn more about our open tenure-stream position and a non-tenure stream position

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.

Med/Surg Nursing Faculty (full-time/part-time): The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing seeks candidates for full-time and part-time, non-tenure stream, clinical teaching positions in Medical-Surgical Nursing. More information.

Family Nurse Practitioner Faculty (full-time): The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing seeks to fill a full‐time, non‐tenure stream faculty position in our Family Nurse Practitioner concentration. More Information.

Gerontological Nursing (full-time): The School seeks to fill a full-time, non-tenure stream faculty position in Gerontological Nursing. More information

Tenure-Stream Faculty: The School seeks to fill full-time tenure-stream faculty positions in several focal areas (including but not limited to): administration, health services, gerontology, and community health. More Information

Non-Tenure Stream Faculty: The School seeks to fill full-time non-tenure stream positions in the following specialties: Adult medical-surgical, and several nurse practitioner specialties. More Information.

Research Assistant Professor: This full-time non-tenure stream position is available for a candidate with a currently funded career development award (e.g., NIH K series) that will transfer to the University of Pittsburgh upon hiring. The sponsored award will support a minimum of 75% of the applicant’s salary support. Unfunded effort may be devoted to teaching, research and service activities.

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.

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