• Full Time
  • Scranton, PA
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Website University of Scranton

University of Scranton
Assistant/Associate Professor for Nursing – Mental Health

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Elizabeth M. Garcia
Title IX Coordinator
The Office of Equity and Diversity
Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311
(570) 941-6645

University Mission
The University 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.

Diversity & Inclusion
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.All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.


Job Purpose:
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.

Essential Duties:
– Teaching- Scholarship- Service- Other responsibilities as outlined in the faculty contract and handbook

Additional Skills 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.

Minimum Education Requirements:
– An earned Doctoral Degree in nursing, or current enrollment in a doctoral program in nursing

Preferred Education:

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:

Preferred Qualifications:
– Licensed nurse practitioner in mental health nursing- The ideal candidate will be able to teach in more than one program

Full Time/Part Time:

Annual Schedule:

Associate Professor

Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references. All applicants are required to provide a statement indicating their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this commitment informs their pedagogy.

Posting Number:

To apply, visit https://universityofscrantonjobs.com/postings/7151


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