Part-time Graduate Nursing Faculty

Faculty Posting Date: January 22, 2018

To Apply:

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.

The School of Nursing (SON) is currently seeking Adjunct Faculty to teach in our graduate programs. The School of Nursing (SON) is currently seeking Adjunct Faculty to teach in our graduate programs. This is a distant teaching assignment in our online master's programs. Successful candidates will not need to travel to campus, but will be expected to communicate with administration and faculty via phone, email, and GoToMeeting. The successful candidate will be able to teach at most 6 credits during a term. To learn more about Duquesne University and the School of nursing, visit:


Masters of Science in Nursing

Expertise in the subject area to be taught with experience teaching at the graduate level

Recruiting for the following subject areas:

  • Pharmacology (advanced)
  • Pathophysiology (advanced)
  • Patient Management (Pediatrics, Women's Health, & Family Medicine)
  • Nursing Education
  • Forensic Nursing
  • Master's Core Curriculum

Valid/Unencumbered Pennsylvania Nursing License (candidates applying without a PA license, if hired, would need to secure a license prior to beginning teaching assignment)

If teaching in the Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner program, a valid/unencumbered CRNP license

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD or DNP in nursing

Preference will be given to the candidate with successful teaching experience at the university or college level - to include online instruction.


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 (

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting 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.

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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.