Medical-Surgical Nursing Faculty Full-Time Non-Tenure Stream

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Job posting number: #7232750

Posted: March 27, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is looking for qualified applicants for a full-time non-tenure stream Medical-Surgical Nursing faculty in the Department of Acute and Tertiary Care.


Faculty members are employees of the University and receive dedicated time and resources to perform scholarly work, travel to present their work at professional conferences, and opportunities to pursue specialty certification and faculty practice. Faculty promotion opportunities are available for all ranks. Qualifications for this non-tenure stream faculty position include a graduate degree in nursing, an earned doctorate (DNP or Ph.D.) or current enrollment in a doctoral program with expected completion within five years of the date of hire, and unencumbered RN licensure in Pennsylvania. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.



Minimum Qualifications:


Instructor – A) Master’s degree in nursing or a related field; B) Evidence of or potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring and contributing to a learning environment that values inclusivity; C) Demonstrated expertise in the indicated area of medical-surgical nursing; D) RN license in Pennsylvania; E) Current enrollment in a doctoral program (DNP or PhD) with expected completion within five years of the date of hire.



Assistant Professor – A) An earned doctorate (DNP or Ph.D.) in nursing or a related field is required; B) Evidence of excellence in clinical practice and potential for excellence in classroom teaching and mentoring and contributing to a learning environment that values inclusivity; C) Demonstrated expertise in the area of nursing or expertise in a related substantive area; D) Evidence of potential to produce scholarly work.



Associate Professor – A) An earned doctorate (DNP or PhD) in nursing or a related field; B) Evidence of excellence in clinical practice and potential for excellence in classroom teaching and mentoring and contributing to a learning environment that values inclusivity; C) Evidence of sustained scholarly productivity in a substantive area as indicated by publications, grants, or any other validating material; D) Expertise recognized at the national/international level.



Professor – A) An earned doctorate (DNP or PhD) in nursing or a related field; B) Evidence of sustained excellence as a teacher (clinical and classroom) and mentoring, and contributing to a learning environment that values inclusivity; C) Evidence of sustained scholarly productivity in a substantive area as indicated by publications, external grants, or any other validating material; D) Expertise recognized at the national/international level with sustained knowledge and leadership in an area of specialty; E) Demonstrates sustained commitment to community services related to areas of professional expertise.



Desired Qualifications: Expertise in acute or chronic illness populations preferred. Faculty candidates should demonstrate their potential for significant accomplishments in their areas of interest.



Since its founding in 1939, the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing has provided faculty and students with the resources and support to generate new healthcare knowledge and the educational foundation to conduct evidence-based practice, engage in scholarly activities, and translate knowledge to improve the delivery of healthcare.



As one of the nation’s distinguished schools of nursing, the resources of the school constitute an invaluable asset for the intellectual, scientific, and economic enrichment of healthcare in Pennsylvania, the nation, and throughout the world.



The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing receives millions of dollars in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding each year; and receives top rankings from several organizations – current rankings include:



13th in NIH funding among public and private universities
10th best Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program by US News & World Report
14th (tie) Best Online Nursing Master’s (MSN) program by US News & World Report
10th best Bachelor of Science in Nursing program by US News & World Report
35th in the world by QS World University Rankings by subject




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