Open Tenure-Stream Nursing Faculty Positions

Full-time, tenure-stream teaching and research positions

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing seeks to fill full-time tenure-stream faculty positions in several focal areas. 

Candidates are expected to have earned a PhD in nursing or a related field. RN licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will also be required. Applicants should present a record of effective teaching, documented clinical experience (when applicable), and a program of research (or the potential thereof) in the fields noted above.

Ranked ninth in U.S. News and World Report’s “2020 Best Nursing Graduate Schools” and fourth in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research dollars awarded, the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing seeks to advance nursing science, education and practice. Founded in 1939, the School of Nursing has prepared students for an increasingly demanding health care environment through a curriculum that combines rigorous academic work with varied and intensive clinical experiences in applied practice, as well as growing involvement in research. Faculty candidates should be prepared to show how they will contribute to the School’s undergraduate and graduate programs in terms of curriculum development and teaching.

The research-intensive environment of the School of Nursing has fostered significant research programs and accomplishments funded by such prestigious agencies as the National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation, the American Cancer Society, and many more. Faculty candidates should demonstrate their research success, or the potential for significant accomplishments in their areas of interest.

The University of Pittsburgh, internationally recognized as a center of learning and research, is one of Western Pennsylvania’s largest employers. More than 3,800 full-time faculty members and 6,700 full-time non-faculty members are employed on the Pittsburgh campus. Pitt, which shares a campus with the world-class healthcare enterprise, UPMC, is located in a city that offers the cultural and social advantages of a vibrant urban environment. The University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, as well as an elected member of the Association of American Universities, an invitation-only organization of 61 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the positions are filled. Starting date is negotiable. The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing offers an excellent salary, health and tuition benefits, and a retirement package. The University was ranked by The Scientist as the 4th best place to work in academia in the United States in 2013.

How to apply:
Send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, Dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. E-mail to EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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