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Penn State Harrisburg (PSH), the Capital College of Penn State University, seeks applicants for a non-tenure line teaching position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor in Nursing. This position is a full-time, limited-term, 36-weeks appointment starting in Summer or Fall 2022. Limited-term positions have a one-year contract with annual contract renewal based on performance.
Candidates for the position will possess at a minimum a master’s degree in Nursing and eligibility for RN licensure in Pennsylvania. Individuals with a master’s degree with be considered at the rank of instructor, and individuals with a doctoral degree (e.g., DNP, PhD) will be considered at the rank of assistant teaching professor. An earned Doctorate degree will be a condition of continued employment after the fifth year for a candidate hired as an instructor.
Primary responsibilities will include coordination and instruction in adult medical-surgical nursing courses, including classroom 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 subject matter; hold a valid nursing license; and be eligible for RN licensure in Pennsylvania.
Penn State Harrisburg is located in Middletown, near the city of Harrisburg, the state capital of Pennsylvania. The college is easily accessible via interstate and rail routes from Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and New York. Penn State Harrisburg has an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students, including a broad, diverse, and non-traditional population and brings nationally accredited academic programs, award-winning faculty, and the resources of a world-class research university to Pennsylvania’s Capital Region. The College offers students the opportunity to earn baccalaureate degrees in 39 academic majors. As a graduate center, the College offers 28 master’s degrees and 2 doctoral degree programs.
The academic home of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Second-Degree Program is the Carol Nese College of Nursing, and the program at Penn State Harrisburg is housed in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education. To learn more about Bachelor of Science in Nursing Second-Degree Program at Penn State Harrisburg, the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, and Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing, please visit http://harrisburg.psu.edu, https://harrisburg.psu.edu/behavioral-sciences-and-education, and https://www.nursing.psu.edu.
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter detailing relevant qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Application review will begin in April 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
To be considered, candidates must apply electronically on the Penn State job at https://hr.psu.edu/careers and submit the following:
- Cover letter of application specifically addressing the position responsibilities and qualifications
- Current curriculum vitae
- Names and contact information for three professional references.
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.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to Dr. Lisa Albert, Assistant Teaching Professor of Nursing and Campus Coordinator of the Nursing Second-Degree Program, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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