Assistant/Associate Professor for Nursing - Mental Health
The University of Scranton
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiated at time of hire
College / University
Eligibility for reimbursement of relocation costs determined at time of hire.
2 openings available.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: F00477P
THE UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON
DEPARTMENT OF NURSING
TENURE TRACK POSITIONS
The University of Scranton has exciting opportunities to join our team of accomplished, passionate educators and clinicians in the Department of Nursing. These are 9-month, assistant/associate professor positions beginning August 2024. There are opportunities to teach in the undergraduate, graduate, and DNP programs. All positions require scholarship and service. The Department of Nursing prepares nurses who are committed to excellence in practice. The Department’s graduates are recognized for being ready to deliver high-quality, evidence-based, holistic, person-centered car at all levels and across many settings.
The department is looking for candidates with expertise in mental health and population health, preferably a nurse practitioner in mental health nursing. We invite individuals who have an earned Doctoral Degree in nursing (PhD or EdD), or who are currently enrolled in a doctoral program in nursing (PhD or EdD). Applicants must have recent clinical experience, and a current Pennsylvania nursing license or a current multistate license as part of the Nurse Licensure Compact. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of or potential for excellence in classroom and clinical teaching, engagement in professional service and evidence of the ability to produce scholarly work. The ideal candidate will be able to teach in more than one program.
The University is of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit University, animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding.?All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.
The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at https://www.scranton.edu/equity-diversity/ for our full non-discrimination statement.?
A commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the University, where the environment is welcoming, respectful of freedom of expression and dedicated to social justice, cultural competence, and the value of diversity. All applicants are required to provide a statement indicating their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this commitment informs their pedagogy.
The Department of Nursing, which resides in the Panuska College of Professional Studies at The University of Scranton, offers a bachelor’s degree program; a master’s degree program with two tracks; a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program, also with two tracks; and a post-graduate certificate program. Nursing programs at The University of Scranton are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA). The Department is also home to the Iota Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Apply online at https://universityofscrantonjobs.com. Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references.
An earned Doctoral Degree in nursing (PhD or EdD), or current enrollment in a doctoral program in nursing (PhD or EdD) is required.
Applicants must have recent clinical experience, and a current Pennsylvania nursing license or a current multistate license as part of the Nurse Licensure Compact. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of or potential for excellence in classroom and clinical teaching, engagement in professional service and evidence of the ability to produce scholarly work.
The University of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit university animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share its way of proceeding. The University is a community dedicated to the freedom of inquiry and personal development fundamental to the growth in wisdom and integrity of all who share its life.