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Assistant Teaching Professor of Nursing

Date Announced: 02-08-2021
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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Assistant Teaching Professor of Nursing

Date Announced: 02-09-2021
Full/Part Time:Full Time

Description

The College of Nursing seeks applicants for a teaching position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor in the undergraduate program at Penn State Scranton. 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 August 16, 2021 start date.

Primary responsibilities will include coordination and instruction in 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. A terminal degree (e.g., DNP, PhD) is required, and applicants must have completed the terminal degree by the position appointment date.  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.

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 Scranton is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 1,000 students. The campus offers 13 baccalaureate degrees and 4 associate degrees as well as the coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors. Students and faculty at Penn State Scranton 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 Scranton 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 https://scranton.psu.edu/

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Durell Johnson, Chief Academic Officer, Penn State Scranton at hdj2@psu.edu.

Applicants are required to submit 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. Apply to requisition number REQ_0000010212 at https://hr.psu.edu/careers. Please note applications submitted via email cannot be accepted.

Closing Date:  Application review begins March 1, 2021 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

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Coordinator of Academic Wellness

Date Announced: 12-16-2020
Full/Part Time:Full Time

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The College of Nursing announces a faculty position starting in 2021 focusing on the health and wellness of the students, faculty, and staff in the College of Nursing.

The successful candidate will be a leader in health and wellness initiatives in an academic setting and will help integrate wellness initiatives into all our academic units while also contributing to the College of Nursing’s mission. Primary responsibilities will include development, implementation, and evaluation of initiatives that support health and wellness in the College of Nursing and surrounding communities; development and implementation of innovative wellness offerings to a range of university constituents, such as students, staff, faculty, alumni, and the broader Penn State community. The successful candidate will provide health-related expertise for health promotion and wellness initiatives, will support ongoing and new project and program development, will promote new and evidence-based initiatives, will contribute to scholarly work, such as preparing grants, research related proposals, and educational materials for publication.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other areas of the university on health and wellness initiatives as well as, faculty in the Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence, the Safe-T Center within the College of Nursing, and across 14 Penn State Campus locations including Hershey Medical Center where nursing programs are located. In addition to coordinating and leading wellness initiatives in the College of Nursing, the new faculty member will teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses and direct graduate level projects and/or dissertations.

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 but has programs across 12 campus locations and on the World Campus. 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.

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.

The position will be filled at the Assistant Teaching/Research Professor or higher rank based upon the credentials of the successful candidate and requires national certification as a Nurse Practitioner and PA State license as a CRNP (or be eligible for PA licensure). Preference will be given to a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Candidates must be doctorally prepared (DNP or PhD). In addition to coordinating wellness initiatives, responsibilities include teaching, advising students, participating in committees, and other service and scholarly activities as appropriate.

This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding with an anticipated start date as early as January 2021.

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.

To be considered, candidates must apply electronically and submit the following: a cover letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this position, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. In your letter of interest (cover letter) please address how your work intersects with diversity, equity and inclusion.

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/.  Only complete applications will be considered. Penn State is committed to fostering diversity. More information can be found at www.equity.psu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Questions can be directed to: Lisa Kitko, RN, PhD, FAHA, FAAN at lkitko@psu.edu.

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Instructional Designer

Date Announced: 12-11-2020
Full/Part Time:Full Time

Description

The Penn State College of Nursing is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and ambitious Instructional Designer to facilitate course growth in support of the College’s instruction, research, and outreach missions.

This individual will have the opportunity to serve in an active role to contribute directly to successful learning outcomes of the best Nurses and Nurse Leaders in the Country by building educational programming and advancement of nursing education throughout the college, the commonwealth, and beyond.

The College of Nursing is uniquely positioned throughout the state of Pennsylvania and online, with various offerings at 11 commonwealth campuses, University Park, and the online World Campus. The College of Nursing values a culture of respect, ethical conduct, equity, diversity, and inclusion, thus it will be imperative this person embodies the same commitment in their interactions with students and colleagues.

As a new position in our technical operations team this person will help lead the development of new undergraduate and graduate courses for online, hybrid, and resident instruction delivery mechanisms. This person will work with faculty to plan, design, maintain, and revise courses in Canvas. Candidates should have extensive instructional design experience in higher education, knowledge of learning theory and pedagogical principles, and experience designing and revising academic courses in accordance with quality assurance standards. This person should have knowledge of instructional design issues and best practices, as well as application of existing and emerging educational technologies.

This candidate will manage multiple projects, work in a fast-paced environment, and apply creative thinking to develop new solutions. This person should be able to manage the scope, timeline, and deliverables of multiple projects simultaneously.

This position will be expected to contribute to faculty development initiatives, course improvement plans, development and documentation of best practices and SOPs, with the goal of ongoing process improvement. The candidate should have thorough knowledge of Learning Management Systems, ideally Canvas, as well as multimedia development processes, accessibility, and copyright.

Excellent verbal communication, written, and editing skills along with teamwork/interpersonal skills are essential. It is vital that this position builds and maintains positive, effective working relationships with clients in the college and within the work unit.

This position is posted as a level 3 and typically requires a master’s degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This position is onsite.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of 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.

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Assistant Teaching Professors in Nursing

Date Announced: 12-04-2020
Full/Part Time:Full Time

Description

Penn State Schuylkill is searching for two Assistant Teaching Professors in Nursing. These will be multi-year appointments (2 years) with option for renewal, 36 weeks, starting Summer 2021, Spring 2022, or as negotiated.

Penn State Schuylkill is searching for two colleagues to join our Health Sciences faculty to launch a BSN program in conjunction with the Penn State College of Nursing (CON). Both will teach medical/surgical and general nursing courses and one will also serve as the simulation coordinator, responsible for logistical and technical coordination and accountability for a new state-of-the-art simulation lab and simulation instruction across the curriculum. Both positions are full-time thirty-six-week appointments with full benefits. The successful candidates will begin teaching in Fall 2021 or spring 2022 with an anticipated start date as early as May 2021.

Responsibilities:

Position 1 (start date summer 2021) will be responsible for teaching medical/surgical courses and general nursing courses and will serve as the simulation coordinator. As the simulation coordinator, primary responsibilities will include logistical and technical coordination and accountability for a state-of-the-art simulation lab and simulation instruction across the curriculum.

Position 2 (start date spring 2022) will be responsible for medical/surgical and general nursing courses.

For both positions, primary responsibilities will include coordination and instruction in health assessment, professional nursing, fundamentals and medical/surgical nursing courses, including classroom and clinical teaching. Simulation and virtual teaching experience are preferred. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. In addition to teaching, responsibilities include advising students, participating in committees, and other service and scholarly activities as appropriate. There is an expectation that the faculty member will be involved in research, scholarship and/or quality improvement initiatives that benefit the campus, the college, the university, our students and the community and will also provide service to the campus, discipline and society.

Qualifications:

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 hold or be eligible for RN licensure in Pennsylvania. CHSE certification is expected upon hire or within 2-3 years of hire for the simulation coordinator position. 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.

College of Nursing:

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, the CON footprint is world-wide with our faculty creating immeasurable experiences for our students around the globe.

Penn State Schuylkill Campus Information:

Penn State Schuylkill is a four-year campus of the Pennsylvania State University with a mission to provide affordable high-quality education, research that improves lives, and community engagement. With just over 600 students, the campus offers the advantages of a small college where students build strong relationships with faculty and are involved in clubs, honors studies, research, community service, and intercollegiate athletics. Students can complete one of 14 four-year or two-year degrees at the campus or the first two years of most Penn State degrees. Penn State Schuylkill is located in scenic Schuylkill County with a low cost of living, abundant outdoor recreational opportunities, and easy access to Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington, D.C. For additional information about Penn State Schuylkill, please visit our web page at https://schuylkill.psu.edu.

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Darcy Medica, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Schuylkill.  E-mail: dlm56@psu.edu. Telephone: 570-385-6100.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Finalists will be asked to submit samples of scholarly and/or creative work.

Application review will begin immediately with full consideration given to applications received by December 15, 2020

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Simulation Lab Coordinator and Teaching Position

Date Announced: 11-04-2020
Full/Part Time:Full Time

Description

Penn State Harrisburg (PSH), a Commonwealth Campus site for the College of Nursing (CON) curriculum, seeks applicants for a simulation lab coordinator and teaching position in the accelerated Second-Degree BSN program. 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 forty-eight-week appointment with full benefits. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire. The successful candidate will be expected to teach fall, spring and summer semesters with an anticipated start date as early as Fall 2021.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • logistical and technical coordination and accountability for a state-of-the-art simulation lab and simulation instruction across the curriculum
  • coordination and instruction in nursing courses (pediatrics and adult-medical surgical are priorities); including both classroom and clinical teaching.

In addition to simulation and teaching, responsibilities include:

  • advising students
  • participating in committees; in particular the CON simulation committee
  • other service and scholarly activities as appropriate.

​The position will be filled at the Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor 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 subject matter; hold a valid nursing license; have current / recent clinical practice experience 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://hr.psu.edu/careers 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 Penn State Harrisburg Nursing Program can be found at https://harrisburg.psu.edu/behavioral-sciences-and-education/health-and-professional-studies/nursing

Questions can be directed to: Ann L. Swartz, DEd., MSN, CRNP at als25@psu.edu

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Nursing Student Enrollment Recruiter

Date Announced: 11-20-2020
Full/Part Time:Full Time

Description

The Penn State College of Nursing has an exciting new opportunity for a highly motivated individual with the potential to make contributions to the educational programming and advancement of nursing education throughout the college, the commonwealth, and beyond. As a Specialized Recruiter you will be an integral member of the recently formed strategic marketing and recruiting team and will have the opportunity to influence the College of Nursing’s future regarding nursing education and enrollment. This position will require a dedicated approach to recruitment and an individual with the understanding of the nuances of the nursing profession and the ability to connect with prospective students of all educational levels and backgrounds.

The College of Nursing values a culture of respect, ethical conduct, equity, diversity, and inclusion, thus it will be imperative this person embodies the same commitment in their interactions with prospects and colleagues. The College of Nursing is uniquely positioned throughout the state of Pennsylvania and online, with various offerings at 11 commonwealth campuses, University Park and the online World Campus. Given this positioning, the successful candidate will be expected to facilitate recruitment and enrollment goals mirroring the breadth of the college’s offerings while meeting each program’s specific needs.

This role is of critical importance, as the person will serve as the first point of contact for prospective students and will be expected to usher prospects through the enrollment process. The successful candidate will be tasked with becoming a brand ambassador for the College of Nursing, reaching new market segments and recruits with effective messaging, plan and represent the college at various recruitment events including high school visits, national college and professional conferences, and other off-campus events. This person will report to the Strategic Marketing and Recruiting Manager and will be required to provide reports identifying trends and opportunities with timely analytical insights. Duties for this person include recruiting prospective graduate students and undergraduate students for University Park, 11 commonwealth campuses, and World Campus. A secondary role will be in the recruitment of faculty and staff as well as identification of alumni and friends of the College.

The ideal candidate will be motivated, outgoing, timely, organized, collaborative and understand the significance of effective engagement. Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in nursing or higher plus three years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with Customer Relationship Management software or equivalent, is strongly preferred. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with and articulate admission options at all campuses for all applicant types. The ability to manage concurrent expectations while demonstrating a high level of student-centered customer service in a dynamic environment is critical. Travel and/or alternative hours will be required. This position requires operation of a motor vehicle as a part of job duties. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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.

EEO is the Law

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 identify, 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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Professor of Nursing – Ethics, Open Rank Tenure Line

Date Announced: unavailable
Full/Part Time:Full Time

Description

The College of Nursing (https://www.nursing.psu.edu/) announces an open-rank tenure line faculty position starting in 2021 focusing on health ethics and access to care as it relates to research targeting, understanding, and responding to the needs of individuals residing in rural communities, either domestic or international. 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. This position is co-funded with Penn State’s Rock Ethics Institute (https://rockethics.psu.edu/). Faculty appointed to this position will be core faculty with the Rock Ethics Institute which is recognized nationally and internationally for its leadership in integrating ethics across academic fields. The goal of the co-funded appointment is to expand our faculty expertise and to provide national and international academic leadership in ethics. Faculty hired through this initiative will strengthen an interdisciplinary community of scholars and educators, will be leaders in ethics research and education throughout the University, and will help integrate ethics into the teaching and research programs of all our academic units while also contributing to the College of Nursing’s mission. 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 University’s initiative on Health Ethics, Ecology, and Policy.

Responsibilities include directing a research program focused on ethical issues impacting rural health care, such as, but not limited to: access to care, emerging models of care delivery, emerging technology/precision medicine, vulnerable populations, ethical nursing practice, and health law and policy. Fostering collaborations with colleagues in other disciplines, as well as, faculty in the Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence, the Safe-T Center within the College of Nursing, and across 14 Penn State Campus locations including Hershey Medical Center where nursing programs are located is expected. In addition to accelerating strong collaborative interdisciplinary research, the new faculty member will teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses and direct dissertations. The successful candidate also will mentor 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 ethics and access to care to a range of stakeholders, including policymakers, nurses, and other practitioners 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 nursing, ethics, and health services research.

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 but has programs across 12 campus locations and on the World Campus. 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://hr.psu.edu/careers 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. Applicants should include a statement of how their work would contribute to the vision of the Rock Ethics Institute and how their research and teaching would be augmented by this appointment. 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/814-863-2228. Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

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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.

EEO is the Law

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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Professor of Nursing – Mental Health and Substance Mis-use, Open Rank Tenure Line

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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Professor of Nursing – Open Rank Tenure Line

Date Announced: 09-26-2018

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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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