Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Nursing
- Penn State New Kensington
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- Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses - Penn State New Kensington
Penn State New Kensington and the PSU College of Nursing invite applications for Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Nursing, (fixed-term, one-year appointment with option for renewal, 36 weeks) to begin August 2018. Responsibilities: Teach a range courses across the curriculum of our RN-to-BS program (typically 12 credit hours per semester). Participate in course, curriculum, and program development including student recruitment. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Engage in scholarly activity to stay current in the discipline.Some of these duties may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes or attending an occasional weekend event, as needed. Qualifications: Doctoral degree in nursing required but will consider those who hold the MSN degree with completion of doctorate within five (5) years of hire. All applicants must be eligible for licensure as an RN in Pennsylvania. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is desired. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Because Penn State New Kensington is committed to enhancing the diversity of its campus community, an ability to engage professionally with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students across the university is required, and candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply. Penn State New Kensington is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses located across the Commonwealth. Our 70-acre campus in scenic, rural Westmoreland County is situated only 30 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, and the location offers a wide range of lifestyles from urban to rural. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 600 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 10 baccalaureate degrees and 5 associate degrees. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small-campus setting. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.newkensington.psu.edu/, and for further information about academics and Penn State University, visit http://www.campuses.psu.edu/. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Andrea Adolph, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State New Kensington. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: (724) 334-6031. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin March 25, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
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