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Assistant Teaching/Research Professor in Undergraduate Nursing Program

Date Announced: 09-11-2020
Full/Part Time:Full Time

Description

The College of Nursing seeks applicants for a teaching position in the undergraduate program at our University Park location. 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 with an anticipated start date as early as January 2021.

Primary responsibilities will include coordination and instruction in adult medical-surgical nursing courses, including both classroom and clinical teaching. In addition to teaching, responsibilities include advising students, participating in committees, and other service and scholarly activities as appropriate. The position will be filled at the Assistant Teaching/Research Professor or higher rank based upon the credentials of the successful candidate. The 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 be eligible for RN licensure in Pennsylvania.

We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience. 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.

To be considered, candidates must apply electronically on the Penn State job site at https://psu.jobs/ and submit the following: a cover letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job; a current curriculum vitae; and, the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Information on the College and its programs can be found at http://www.nursing.psu.edu/.  Questions can be directed to: Mary Alyce Nelson, DNP, RN at mun138@psu.edu.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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TeleSANE Expert Consult Part-time

Date Announced: 08-19-2019
Full/Part Time:Part Time

Description

The Pennsylvania State University Sexual Assault Forensic Examination and Training (SAFE-T) Center through the College of Nursing is seeking to expand their highly qualified, elite, TeleSANE, telehealth team. This team is comprised of experts in adult/adolescent sexual assault care who have dedicated their careers to advancing the field of forensic nursing. They are committed to sharing knowledge and clinical skills by providing real-time mentorship and expert consultation for rural SANE trained nurses across Pennsylvania. This team continually strives to provide excellence in telehealth through rigorous, quality assurance and training activities. There is an intense commitment in the advancement of the SAFE-T Center’s mission and goals. TeleSANE Expert Consultant Requirements: Provide expert forensic nursing consultation during real-time, acute sexual assault examinations (via telehealth); Attend virtual, monthly scheduled team meetings; Provide a minimum of 48 hours of night call per month, as well as rotating weekend coverage; Participate in up to 3 in person trainings in State College, PA (annually); Individualized virtual training sessions as needed for quality assurance and growth; Access to high-speed internet and a confidential, quiet place within home/office to conduct the virtual consultation remotely (equipment necessary to complete the consultation will be provided to the TeleSANE Expert Consultant by the SAFE-T Center). Applicant Requirements: Hold, or be willing to obtain, an active, unrestricted Pennsylvania RN license (non-reimbursable); SANE-A certification through the International Association of Forensic Nursing; Show evidence of multiple years of robust, clinical preceptorship experience.

 

Open Rank Tenure-Line Position Focused on Mental Health Nursing with a Focus on Substance Abuse

Date Announced: 04-08-2019
Full/Part Time:Full Time

Description

The College of Nursing (https://www.nursing.psu.edu/) announces an open-rank tenure-line faculty position to start in July 2020 that focuses on mental health nursing as it relates to research targeting, understanding, and responding to the needs of communities related to the impact of addiction and substance abuse. Preference will be given to a senior candidate who is at the Associate or Full Professor level. The successful applicant will be a leader in a program of research with demonstrated impact on policy and/or practice, a strong publication record, and a track record of securing external funding. Responsibilities include directing a research program focusing on mental health nursing with a specific linkage to substance abuse, teaching both undergraduate and graduate level courses, and directing dissertations. The successful candidate also will mentor junior faculty with similar or complementary research foci. In addition to accelerating strong collaborative interdisciplinary research, the new faculty member will engage in outreach activities that disseminate research on mental health and substance abuse to a range of stakeholders, including policymakers, nurses, and other practitioners such as at national, regional, and local conferences and meetings. We seek a colleague who will pursue a program of externally funded research that is published in highly-regarded, peer-reviewed journals within the fields of mental health and substance abuse, nursing, and health services research. This position is part of a major strategic hire at Penn State to build scientific leadership and increase Penn State’s capacity for high impact, interdisciplinary, translational, and community-engaged collaborations to combat substance abuse and addiction. The College of Nursing seeks a faculty member who is interested in and committed to participating in an interdisciplinary community of scholars at Penn State contributing to the mission of the University’s recently launched Consortium to Combat Substance Abuse (CCSA; https://CombatSubstanceAbuse.ssri.psu.edu. This position will be co-funded by Penn State’s Social Science Research Institute (SSRI; http://www.ssri.psu.edu/). Penn State is committed to building its research, education, and outreach capacity to address the complex problem of substance abuse and will hire up to twelve new faculty members over the next four years. These strategic hires will build on our faculty’s long tradition of excellence in interdisciplinary and translational research on substance abuse and addiction, including in the University’s academic departments as well as centers of research excellence such as the Penn State Addiction Center for Translation (PS ACT); Administrative Data Accelerator, http://www.accelerator.psu.edu; Child Study Center, csc.psych.psu.edu; Criminal Justice Research Center, http://justicecenter.psu.edu/; Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, http://www.prevention.psu.edu; Methodology Center https://methodology.psu.edu/; Population Research Institute, www.pop.psu.edu; Center for Educational Disparities Research http://www.ssri.psu.edu/center-educational-disparities-research; Child Maltreatment Solutions Network http://solutionsnetwork.psu.edu; and Social, Life and Engineering Sciences Imaging Center, https://www.imaging.psu.edu. CCSA faculty will also have access to research infrastructure in Penn State’s cross-university research Institutes, including the SSRI, Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute, http://ctsi.psu.edu/; Huck Institutes of Life Sciences https://www.huck.psu.edu/; Institute for CyberScience, https://ics.psu.edu; Penn State Cancer Institute https://cancer.psu.edu/; and Penn State Neuroscience Institute https://hmc.pennstatehealth.org/neuroscience-institute. The College of Nursing is one of the most comprehensive colleges of nursing in any public university in the country. With over $12 million in research expenditures since the college’s inception in 2013, the College has been awarded over $8 million for gerontology research, over $4 million for the development of a sexual assault forensic examination telehealth center (SAFE-T Center), and approximately $1.5 million to support clinical and translational science. 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. We offer four undergraduate degree programs as well as six advanced degree programs. The Pennsylvania State University is one of the largest public research and land grant universities in the country, serving over 83,000 students at 24 campuses across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The College of Nursing resides primarily at the University Park Campus where approximately 42,000 students are enrolled. The University Park campus is set in the State College metropolitan area, a university town located in central Pennsylvania. State College offers a vibrant community with outstanding recreational facilities, a low crime rate, and excellent public schools. The campus is within a half-day`s drive to Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, or Pittsburgh. The University Park Airport is served by three major carriers with flights to Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Chicago and Detroit. Salaries are competitive, commensurate with background and experience. An attractive benefits package is available as are startup funds to support the applicant’s research program. To apply, applicants must complete an online application https://psu.jobs and provide materials as requested below. Successful applicants must have an earned research doctorate in nursing or a closely related field and a documented commitment to teaching and service. Nursing faculty candidates must hold a valid United States nursing license. All applications must be submitted electronically and include a letter of interest, current CV, and the contact information for at least three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered. Penn State is committed to fostering diversity. More information can be found at www.equity.psu.edu. Questions can be directed to: Marie Boltz, PhD, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN, Search Chair, mpb40@psu.edu. Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Expected start date is July 2020. Successful applicants will have an opportunity to play a leadership role in the CCSA.

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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Date Announced: 09-26-2018

Description

Faculty Announcement: The Pennsylvania State University College of Nursing invites applications for tenure-line faculty positions. Candidates should have an active research portfolio with potential for attracting extramural funding that will contribute to the advancement of science and knowledge translation across the lifespan and health/wellness continuum. Areas of research interest include, but are not limited to: child maltreatment, adolescent sexual health, and mental health including substance misuse. The College of Nursing provides a supportive environment for research and strives to expand our interdisciplinary collaboration with other Penn State units including the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, College of Medicine, College of Health and Human Development, and several academic centers. Penn State is home to the Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence and the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network. Successful applicants must have a research doctorate degree and a documented commitment to teaching and service. Nursing faculty candidates must hold a valid United States nursing license. All applications must be submitted electronically and include a letter of interest, current CV, and the contact information for at least three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered. Penn State is committed to fostering diversity. More information can be found at www.equity.psu.edu Questions can be directed to: Lisa Kitko, RN, PhD, FAHA, FAAN, Search Chair, lkitko@psu.edu.

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