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Assistant Professor in Nursing
Duquesne University

Date Posted Apr. 12, 2019
Title Assistant Professor in Nursing
University Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department School of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Nursing - Psychiatric
    Nursing - Pediatric
    Nursing - Clinical (all categories)
    Nursing - Adult Care

Due to unprecedented growth, the School of Nursing (SON) is currently seeking a Full-Time Faculty, for a 9-month, tenure or non-tenure track, instructor, assistant or associate professor position starting August 2019. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across multiple levels of the curriculum.

The School of Nursing is a widely recognized pioneer in nursing education, having created Pennsylvania’s first B.S.N. program in 1937 and the nation’s first online nursing Ph.D. program in 1997. Today, our school is recognized by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence, and our graduate program has been ranked nationally by US News & World Report. Our nursing faculty is dedicated to creating an educational environment grounded in the practice of ethical, holistic, and culturally competent and congruent care for vulnerable populations. To learn more about Duquesne University and the School of nursing, visit


  • Master’s Degree will be considered
  • Clinical Expertise in Pediatric, Adult Health, Critical Care, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Tenure Track candidates must present a record of effective teaching and a program or research

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or DNP in nursing or related field
  • Preference will be given to the candidate with successful teaching experience at the university or college level – to include online instruction
  • Demonstrated commitment to the profession as evidenced in record of professional leadership or public service, and scholarship


Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region’s HERC (

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a letter of intent that describing your interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, a personal philosophy of teaching, a statement on scholarship, and contact information for three confidential references to Expressions of interest and applications will be treated in confidence. This position will remain open until filled.

  • Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

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Contact Information

  • Marla D. Bradford
    Office of Human Resources
    Duquesne University
    600 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15282
  • 412.396.1403
  • 412.396.2236


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