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The Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing undergraduate program at Penn State Altoona seeks applicants for a full-time teaching position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor in Nursing. This position is a full-time, limited-term (single year), thirty-six-week appointment for fall and spring semesters, with a January 2, 2023 start date.
Candidates for the position at the rank of Instructor will possess a master’s degree in Nursing and eligibility for RN licensure in Pennsylvania. An earned Doctorate degree (e.g., DNP, PhD) within 5 years of hire is a condition of continued employment. Candidates for the position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor will possess a doctorate degree (e.g., DNP, PhD) and eligibility for RN licensure in Pennsylvania. Candidates with a doctorate will be given preference.
Primary responsibilities will include coordination and instruction in maternal child health and adult medical-surgical nursing courses, including classroom, simulation lab, and clinical teaching. In addition to teaching, responsibilities include advising students, participating in committees, and other service and scholarly activities as appropriate. Successful applicants should show evidence of professional growth, scholarship, and mastery of medical surgical and maternal child health subject matter; hold a valid nursing license; and be eligible for RN licensure in Pennsylvania.
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. Penn State Altoona is a four-year baccalaureate institution and one of the stand-alone Colleges that make up the 24-campus Pennsylvania State University. Penn State Altoona offers 22 complete undergraduate major programs (a full list can be found at altoona.psu.edu/academics) and the first two years of over 200 other majors that can be completed at University Park or another Penn State campus. Over 2500 students as well as 500 faculty and staff comprise the Penn State Altoona community. Students and faculty at Penn State Altoona have 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 which provides students with individualized attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Steeped in tradition and enriched through advancement, Penn State Altoona provides an excellent education in an active-learning environment where a variety of engaged scholarship opportunities are available. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting where they have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. For more information about the campus, visit http://altoona.psu.edu.
The Ross and Carol Nese 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.
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/
Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Suzanne Kuhn at email@example.com.
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. All application materials should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application. Apply at https://hr.psu.edu/careers. Please note applications submitted via email cannot be accepted.
Application review begins May 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with university policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
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