Faculty members are employees of the University and receive dedicated time and resources to perform scholarly work, travel to present their work at professional conferences, and opportunities to pursue specialty certification and faculty practice. Faculty promotion opportunities are available for all ranks. Qualifications for these non-tenure stream faculty positions include an earned doctorate (DNP or PhD) and RN licensure in Pennsylvania. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Assistant Professor – A) An earned doctorate in nursing or a related field is required. B) Evidence of or potential for excellence in clinical and/or classroom teaching. C) Demonstrated expertise in area of nursing or expertise in a related substantive area. D) Evidence of potential to produce scholarly work.
Associate Professor – A) An earned doctorate in nursing or a related field. B) Evidence of excellence as a teacher. C) Evidence of sustained scholarly productivity as indicated by publications, grants, or any other validating material. D) Expertise recognized at the national/international level.
Professor – A) An earned doctorate in nursing or a related field. B) Evidence of sustained excellence as a teacher (classroom and/or clinical). C) Evidence of sustained scholarly productivity as indicated by publications, grants, or any other validating material. D) Expertise recognized at the national/international level as has sustained knowledge and reputation in an area of specialty. E) Demonstrates sustained commitment to community services related in professional expertise.
Desired Qualifications: We are particularly interested in individuals who can demonstrate the potential for scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and engaging diverse students.
The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.
Established in 1939, the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is where students and faculty go to change the world. The school is ranked 7th in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research dollars awarded to public universities and 12th among combined public and private universities. The MSN program at Pitt is ranked 7th in the “Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs” ranking by U.S. News & World Report. The DNP program ranked 7th in the 2023 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools”, and the BSN program ranked 15th by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing” programs. QS World Report by subject ranks the school 21st in the world.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing offers an excellent salary, health, and tuition benefits, and a retirement package. The research-intensive environment of the School of Nursing has fostered significant research programs and accomplishments funded by such prestigious agencies as the National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation, the American Cancer Society, and ...many more.
The University of Pittsburgh is internationally recognized as a center of learning and research. Pitt, which shares a campus with the world-class healthcare enterprise, UPMC, is located in a city that offers the cultural and social advantages of a vibrant urban environment. The University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, as well as an elected member of the Association of American Universities, an invitation-only organization of 61 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.