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Full Time Nursing Faculty

The School of Nursing (SON) is currently seeking a Full-Time Faculty, for a 9-month, tenure or non-tenure track, assistant or associate professor position starting August 2017. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across multiple levels of the curriculum.

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 ethical, holistic, and culturally competent care for vulnerable populations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or DNP, MSN will be considered
  • Clinical Expertise in Adult Health, Critical Care, Psychiatric/Mental Health, or Gerontology
  • Tenure Track candidates must present a record of effective teaching 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 and record of professional leadership or public service, 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 and enriches 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 (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. 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.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty and staff job applications electronically.The successful candidate will submit a letter of intent that addresses the reasons for the application to the position, a personal philosophy of teaching, and a statement on scholarship, a completed curriculum vitae (CV), and submit three references complete with telephone and email contact information to http://apply.interfolio.com/42075. To learn more about Duquesne University and the School of nursing, visit www.duq.edu/nursing.


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.