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Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Nursing (Mental Health and Medical-Surgical)
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus and the Penn State College of Nursing invites applications for Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Nursing, (fixed-term, one-year appointment with option for renewal, 36 weeks) to begin August 2019. Responsibilities: Teach courses in subjects such as mental health and medical-surgical in a variety of settings including simulation, clinical, and classroom teaching. Participate in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Engage in scholarship 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 MSN with completion of doctorate within five (5) years of hire. Master’s degree in Nursing Education and prior teaching experience is strongly preferred. All applicants must be eligible for licensure as 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 Fayette 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 imperative are encouraged to apply. Campus Information: Penn State 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 Fayette, The Eberly Campus is one of 19 undergraduate campuses within the Penn State system. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 700 students; about 20% are adult learners. The campus offers multiple baccalaureate and associate degrees plus the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors. Students and faculty at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus enjoy the resources of a major research university in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small to facilitate high-quality educational experiences that privilege engaged undergraduate research. Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus is located on 100 acres in the scenic Laurel Highlands on the site of a 1800s-era farmstead. The campus is situated between Uniontown and Connellsville, Pennsylvania, along Route US 119, approximately 45 minutes south of Pittsburgh and 30 minutes north of Morgantown, West Virginia. The campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities in a convenient and safe environment with easy access to the urban offerings of Pittsburgh and Morgantown and the outdoor activities of the mountains. For more information about the campus, visit http://fayette.psu.edu. For more information about the College of Nursing, visit http://nursing.psu.edu. Interested candidates must apply online at https://psu.jobs/ to be considered. Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Closing Date: Application review begins and continues until a suitable candidate is found.
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