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Job ID: 156835

Assistant Teaching/Research Professor
Penn State

Date Posted Apr. 1, 2021
Title Assistant Teaching/Research Professor
University Penn State
University Park, PA, United States
Department College of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2021
  • Research Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Nursing - Clinical (all categories)
    Nursing - Adult Care

The College of Nursing seeks applicants for a teaching position in the undergraduate program at our University Park location. The Penn State College of Nursing is one of the most comprehensive colleges of nursing in any public university in the country. With over 2,100 undergraduate students and approximately 200 graduate students, our footprint is world-wide with our faculty creating immeasurable experiences for our students around the globe. This will be a full-time thirty-six-week appointment with full benefits. The successful candidate will be expected to teach fall and spring semesters with an anticipated start date as early as August 2021.

Primary responsibilities will include coordination and instruction in adult medical-surgical nursing courses, including both classroom and clinical teaching. In addition to teaching, responsibilities include advising students, participating in committees, and other service and scholarly activities as appropriate. The position will be filled at the Assistant Teaching/Research Professor or higher rank based upon the credentials of the successful candidate. The candidate must possess a terminal degree; show evidence of professional growth, scholarship, and mastery of medical surgical subject matter; hold a valid nursing license; and be eligible for RN licensure in Pennsylvania.

We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

To be considered, candidates must apply electronically on the Penn State job site at and submit the following: a cover letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job; a current curriculum vitae; and, the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Information on the College and its programs can be found at Questions can be directed to: Mary Alyce Nelson, DNP, RN at

  • EEO is the Law

    Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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