Temple University Department of Nursing invites applications for non-tenure track clinical faculty positions at the academic rank of Instructor, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. We seek individuals who share our vision to be a leading force in community-engaged, collaborative efforts to achieve health equity and a quality life for all. At Temple University Nursing, we aspire to provide excellence in academic programming that is responsive to the health needs of individuals and populations, within the context of community and are committed to the highest level of caregiving that is prevention-oriented, evidence-based and provided in collaboration with the community and other professions and disciplines.
Qualified applicants will hold a master’s degree in nursing and be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania. Three to five years of clinical and/or community-based practice experience is required, with experience teaching in a university academic setting preferred. This full-time 9-month position includes supervision of undergraduate nursing students in clinical and community settings, as well as facilitating experiential learning in the simulation lab. Candidates of particular interest will have a demonstrated ability to work with diverse students and patient and community-based populations. Other key responsibilities include collaboration with undergraduate faculty for course planning, implementation and evaluation; mentoring, advising and evaluating pre-licensure nursing students; and active engagement in the ongoing development of community partnerships, with a service-learning focus.
The Department of Nursing enrolls nearly 500 students and offers two accredited programs. Our 8-semester, 4-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, with freshmen admission is recognized for its high NCLEX pass rate, clinical affiliations with some of the best health care facilities in the Philadelphia area and an innovative five-semester ‘community home’ rotation with a population-based, service-learning focus. Our Doctor of Nursing Practice program includes a post baccalaureate option and two specialty concentrations: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care and Family-Individual across the Lifespan. A post master’s option prepares graduates for practice leadership roles in a variety of health care settings.
The College. The Department of Nursing is one of nine academic units that comprise the College of Public Health, a multidisciplinary academic center devoted to an innovative educational and research environment informed by a transdisciplinary perspective on health, wellness and social welfare. Enrolling 4,600 students in 8 undergraduate and 28 graduate degree programs, the College, recently accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health as a school of public health, has seen remarkable growth and organizational expansion in configuration of programs, research profile, increase in rankings, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Nursing is an active participant in the College’s research portfolio that includes behavioral, social and environmental inquiries, medical interventions, and basic science, with particular strength and emphasis in the areas of obesity, cancer, mental health, substance abuse/addiction, aging, and chronic disease prevention.
University. Temple is an urban, research-intensive university located in historic and culturally rich Philadelphia, the nation’s 6th largest city. The city was ranked 3rd by the New York Times as a world tourist destination. The National Science Foundation ranks Temple among the top 100 universities in the country for research expenditures. Temple is the 6th largest provider of professional education and includes Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Law, and Dentistry.
To apply, send a letter of interest and curriculum vita to Dr. Patricia DiGiacomo, Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Nursing at email@example.com. Application review will begin immediately.