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The College of Nursing seeks applicants for a full-time (thirty-six-week) non-tenure line appointment with full benefits, in the undergraduate program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College to begin Fall 2021 or Spring 2022. The Penn State College of Nursing is one of the most comprehensive colleges of nursing in any public university in the country. With over 2,100 undergraduate students and approximately 200 graduate students, our footprint is world-wide with our faculty creating immeasurable experiences for our students around the globe.
Primary responsibilities will include:
- Coordination and instruction in obstetrical and gynecological nursing courses, including classroom, simulation lab, and clinical teaching, along with other courses that match the candidate’s background.
- Advising students.
- Participating in committees.
- Other service and scholarly activities as appropriate.
The position will be filled as Assistant Teaching Professor (doctorate) or Instructor (master’s degree) based on the applicant’s credentials. Preference will be given to those holding a doctoral degree, and consideration given to Master’s degree candidates who are pursuing a doctoral degree.
Successful applicants should show evidence of professional growth, scholarship, and mastery of obstetrical and gynecological subject matter; hold a valid nursing license; and be eligible for RN licensure in Pennsylvania. The Erie area has multiple opportunities available for collaborative research and scholarly activity through two local hospitals. Additionally, the college maintains a research partnership with the Magee Women’s Research Institute – Erie (MWRI-Erie).
The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Information on the College and its programs can be found at http://www.nursing.psu.edu/
Penn State University is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is an undergraduate and graduate college of The Pennsylvania State University. Situated on a beautiful, wooded 854-acre hillside campus recognized as a U.S. arboretum, we have four academic schools (Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and, Science); student residential living; a range of research programs and outreach centers; and a highly successful business and technology park. With 5,000 students in resident instruction and online in college programs offered through Penn State World Campus, we uniquely blend the atmosphere and focus on teaching of a small college with access to the academic, research, and professional development resources of a Big 10, R1 University. Our college is an open laboratory of learning and discovery where students gain real-life experience engaging with business, industry, and community partners. We seek faculty members who share our commitment to both teaching and scholarship, to the holistic development of students, and to principles of respect, diversity, and inclusiveness.
Erie, Pennsylvania is a metropolitan area of more than a quarter million people located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The area’s economy reflects a mix of educational, medical, industrial, tourism, and service activity; the region is home to five colleges and universities in the region, including Penn State Behrend. Northwestern Pennsylvania offers abundant cultural, sports, and recreational opportunities with four seasons of adventure. Summers feature miles of beaches, a range of lake sports, and festivals every weekend, and the winters are made for skiing, skating, and more. It’s easy to get around, housing is affordable, and the cost of living is modest. Erie offers relaxed, comfortable living. For more information about the campus, visit www.behrend.psu.edu.
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