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Associate Professor - Nursing Faculty Researcher

Faculty Posting Date: September 16, 2016

To Apply: apply.interfolio.com/37598

The SON is currently seeking a nurse faculty and researchers, for 9-month, tenured or tenure-track appointments at the associate professor or professorial level to begin August 2017. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach primarily in the Ph.D. and DNP programs and other levels of the curriculum as appropriate.

The Duquesne University School of Nursing (SON) is a nationally recognized pioneer in nursing education. Our nursing faculty is dedicated to creating an educational environment grounded in the practice of scholarly, ethical, holistic, and culturally competent care for vulnerable populations.

Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students - through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation and the world." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or other terminal research degree in a health related field
  • Independent program of research and a record of scholarly publication
  • History of externally and internally funded research

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Nursing
  • Successful teaching experience at the university or college level, including online instruction
  • Commitment to the profession as evidenced by a record of professional leadership or public service, mentoring, and scholarship
  • Research and scholarship that is in tandem with the mission of the SON Center for Research for Underserved and Vulnerable Populations and the University

Application Instructions:

Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a letter of intent that addresses the reasons for applying for the position, a personal philosophy of teaching, and a research statement, curriculum vita, and a list of three references complete with telephone and email contact information to: http://apply.interfolio.com/37598. Screening of applicants will commence immediately and will continue until the position is 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.