Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 41230-Johnstown NUHS Nursing
Position Number 0003571
Position Details

The Division of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is seeking applicants for a non-tenure track position beginning Fall 2018 to teach in the BSN program with CCNE accreditation. The undergraduate curriculum of the Pitt School of Nursing combines the latest in clinical theory with traditional nursing values that emphasize holistic patient care, and gives students the opportunity to combine a strong theoretical base of biological and behavioral sciences with a foundation in the liberal arts. Successful candidate will be primarily responsible for teaching baccalaureate level didactic and clinical courses in medical-surgical nursing including Transitions to
Professional Nursing Practice and overall coordination of the clinical component to that course. Additional teaching responsibilities as part of standard 12 credit/semester workload include other medical-surgical nursing didactic and clinical courses as required as well as instruction in Skills/Simulation lab as needed. Faculty are expected to meet the teaching, scholarship, and service requirements of the Johnstown campus and the nursing program. Examples include but are not limited to excellent teaching skills and ability to evaluate students in the classroom and clinical
settings, course development and curriculum evaluation, student advisement, active participation in professional development including contribution to the nursing literature and involvement with professional nursing organizations, participation on department, college, and School of Nursing
committees, and service to the Johnstown campus and local community. Doctoral degree in nursing or related discipline required; Pennsylvania state RN license and master’s degree in nursing required with expertise in specialty clinical area. Candidate must possess current clinical knowledge and skills and a passion for participating in the education of the next generation of registered nurses. Must evidence proficiency with technology and commitment to innovative and evidence-based nursing education. Preference given to candidates with previous teaching experience at the baccalaureate level, and recognition of expertise in specialty area, e.g. CNS, CNL, NP, etc. The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their leadership, research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Application Process

To receive full consideration, application should be received by January 15, 2018. Review will
continue 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:

Dr. Diana Schroeder, Nursing Search Committee Chair
222 Nursing and Health Sciences University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
Johnstown, PA 15904
Phone: 814-269-2995

Electronic applications will be accepted. Please email

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 12/07/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 02/07/2018
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