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Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner Instructor (graduate Program)

The School of Nursing at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner Instructor to teach courses in the School’s graduate program at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center campus beginning fall 2013. This position requires national certification and PA State license as a CRNP (or be eligible for PA licensure) and a Master’s degree in nursing with a specialty as a family or adult nurse practitioner.  In addition, candidates must have a PhD. Teaching experience is a plus, but not required.  Responsibilities will include teaching courses and clinical sections, serving on committees, and advising students. 

This position is physically located in Hershey, PA.  This is a 36-week, Fixed-Term I position with full benefits and high likelihood of annual renewal.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Electronic inquiries and submission of materials encouraged.  Interested candidates should submit materials (including letter of application, resume/curriculum vita, and supporting information along with names of three professional references) to Dr. Patricia Sweeney at Please indicate “Graduate Program NP Instructor search” in the subject line of all email correspondence.  Non-electronic inquiries, applications, and additional materials should be sent to:

Dr. Patricia Sweeney, PhD, Director
Nurse Practitioner Program, School of Nursing,
203 HHD East
University Park, PA 16802 

Please no phone calls.  For additional information about the School of Nursing, visit our web page at

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