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Open Faculty Positions

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing seeks to recruit faculty with the greatest potential to contribute to the health of individuals, families, and communities. 

Expertise in promoting the health of diverse populations, in managing complex care needs, in precision science, and data science, are our overarching priorities. We seek candidates who exemplify team science, and who value knowledge translation to advance clinical care and health policy change.

How to Apply:

If interested in the following positions, please click on the specific position link and follow the prompts for applying.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities / Men / Individuals with Disabilities / Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply for Open Positions:

Standing Faculty: Tenure Track and Clinician-Educator

We invite PhD prepared individuals to apply to the standing faculty (tenure track and clinician educator) at junior and senior ranks. Postdoctoral training or academic experience is preferred. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, please click on the link below.

Women’s Health and/or Midwifery

The Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT) Clinician-Educator

Associated Faculty: Research and Practice

We invite PhD prepared individuals to apply to the research track (associated faculty) and doctorally prepared individuals to apply to the practice track (associated faculty) at junior and senior ranks. Postdoctoral training or academic experience is preferred. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, please click on the link below.

Primary Care

Statistics (Practice Track Faculty)

Statistics (Research Track Faculty)

Clinical and Classroom Teaching Positions
​We invite individuals with a master’s degree in nursing and a current Pennsylvania nursing licensure to apply for clinical and classroom teaching positions. Relevant clinical experience is required; teaching experience is preferred. Penn Nursing is always seeking highly-qualified applicants. To apply, please click on the link above and follow the instructions provided.

Research Associate

Description: Conduct research in the field of palliative care. Duties include designing, implementing, and evaluating clinical research and quality improvement projects, supervising a research or project team, and disseminating research at scientific meetings and in peer reviewed publications. Other activities may include training students, participation in group mentoring meetings, and providing guest lectures.

Requirements: A PhD or equivalent degree is required. A minimum of two years of postdoctoral research experience in the field of biobehavioral health sciences research and a strong record of research demonstrated in productivity during graduate and post-doctoral training (minimum of three first-authored data based research publications) is required for this position.

To apply, please send your CV and three references to Christine Eisler at ceisler@nursing.upenn.edu.

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Applications are also being sought for postdoctoral research fellows in the areas of:

  • Health Outcomes and Policy,
  • HIV Prevention,
  • Injury Research,
  • Sleep Research,
  • Transitions and Aging, and
  • the Provost’s Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship for Diversity