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9-Month Nursing Faculty - Tenured or Tenure Track
Duquesne University

Date Posted Sep. 9, 2020
Title 9-Month Nursing Faculty - Tenured or Tenure Track
University Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department School of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2021
  • Associate Professor
  • Nursing - Practitioner (all categories)

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:

Due to unprecedented growth, the School of Nursing (SON) is currently seeking one Full-Time Mid-Career or Senior level Faculty, for a 9-month, tenured or tenure track, associate professor or professor position starting August 2021. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across multiple levels of the curriculum and engage in collaborative scholarship and research.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Nursing; or related field preferred
Tenure Track candidates must present a record of effective teaching and a program of research
Tenure seeking candidates must present a record of external funding and a program of research

Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. in nursing
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 with a record of professional leadership or public service, research, and scholarship
Application Instructions


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 that enrich 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.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit a letter of intent accompanied by curriculum vitae, personal philosophy of teaching, a statement on scholarship, and contact information for three confidential references to Applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent on how their scholarship contributes to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community.

  • 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
    Office of Human Resources
    600 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15282
  • 412.396.1403
  • 412.396.2236


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