Gannon University’s Villa Maria School of Nursing located at the Erie, Pennsylvania campus seeks a 9-month, tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2021. Gannon seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Gannon University faculty work collaboratively with colleagues, deliver instruction, advise students, engage in scholarship, and participate in service. Established as one of the first baccalaureate nursing programs in Pennsylvania, the Villa Maria School of Nursing houses a large undergraduate BSN program as well as three graduate programs, all of which have earned full CCNE accreditation. Faculty will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, as assigned, and aligned with faculty expertise. Preference will be given to candidates with contemporary expertise in foundational and medical surgical nursing.
Requirements include an earned terminal degree (e.g. PhD) in nursing or a related field and an earned master’s degree in nursing. ABD candidates will be considered. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania, demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness in higher education, possess five years of clinical nursing experience, display effective interpersonal and written and oral communication skills, and an ability to be an effective team member. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions. Candidates with two years of teaching and scholarship experience in higher education and experience with CCNE accreditation standards are preferred. Experience embedding simulation across nursing curricula and online course development and delivery is ideal.
Gannon University is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie. Erie is a regional tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are located within a two-hour drive from campus. The Villa Maria School of Nursing at our Erie, Pennsylvania campus is housed within the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences. Learn more about the college on our website.
Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of productive scholarship in your area of expertise, and contact information for three professional references with application to https://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/5628. Review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon University visit www.gannon.edu.
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.