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nursing instructor

The School of Nursing at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a Nursing Instructor to co-lead the development of the School’s new online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, anticipated to open in 2014. Responsibilities will include program, curriculum, and course development; teaching courses; serving on committees; and, advising students. Successful candidates will have a PhD or DNP degree, experience in leadership (e.g. nurse administrator), and RN licensure in PA (or eligibility for PA license). Online teaching experience is a plus, but not required. 

This is a 36-week, Fixed-Term I position with full benefits and high likelihood of renewal. The School of Nursing at Penn State offers programs of study in nursing for PhD, MS, MSN, BS, and AS For more information about the School of Nursing, go to We seek a colleague interested in contributing to the diversity mission of the School and the University (

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Electronic inquiries and submission of materials strongly encouraged.  Interested candidates should submit materials (including cover letter describing interest, resume/curriculum vita, a preferred start date, and the names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references) to Lori Propst at Please indicate “Nursing Instructor search” in the subject line of all email correspondence. Non-electronic inquiries, applications, and additional materials should be sent to:

Lori Propst
Penn State School of Nursing
201 HHD East
University Park, PA 16802 

Please no phone calls.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

Penn State is committed to affirmative action,
equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

posted may 2013