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Assistant Teaching Professor of Nursing

The Penn State Mont Alto, a Commonwealth Campus site for the College of Nursing (CON) Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor beginning fall 2021. The Penn State College of Nursing is one of the most comprehensive colleges of nursing in any public university in the country.  With […]

Assistant Teaching Professor of Nursing
Campus/Location: Penn State Mont Alto
Date Announced: 02-08-2021
Date Closing: open until filled
Job Number: unavailable
Work Unit: unavailable
Department: unavailable
Full/Part Time:Full Time

Description

The Penn State Mont Alto, a Commonwealth Campus site for the College of Nursing (CON) Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor beginning fall 2021. 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. This will be a full-time thirty-six-week appointment with full benefits. The successful candidate will be expected to teach fall and spring semesters. The position is a fixed-term, one-year appointment with contract renewal dependent on performance, enrollment, and budgetary considerations.

Teaching responsibilities include classroom and clinical instruction of bachelor nursing students in the clinical areas of medical-surgical, OB, and leadership nursing.  The successful candidate must possess a terminal degree; show evidence of professional growth, scholarship, and mastery of medical surgical subject matter; hold a valid nursing license; and hold or be eligible for RN licensure in Pennsylvania. Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) certification is highly preferred. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment, engagement with fellow faculty members in ways that contribute to a scholarly community on campus, active leadership in campus life, and engagement in the community through outreach activities that address regional needs are required. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the use of instructional technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

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/

Campus Information: 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 Mont Alto is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 1000 students; about 25% are adult learners. The campus is located in south central Pennsylvania in a rural setting adjacent to the Michaux State Forest.  The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as nine baccalaureate degrees and seven associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Mont Alto have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members.

For more information about the campus, visit http://montalto.psu.edu. Direct any questions to Dr. Michael Doncheski, Director of Academic Affairs, Phone 717-749-6051, cms50@psu.edu.  Applications accepted until position is filled.

Interested applicants should please submit a letter of application, resume, transcripts, and list of three references with contact information.  

This position requires the following clearances: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check. 

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. 

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