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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:

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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

Penn Nursing is committed to supporting the recruitment of outstanding scholars, especially scholars from diverse and underrepresented groups.  We invite PhD prepared individuals to apply to the standing faculty: tenure track and clinician-educator track at junior and senior ranks.

Tenure Track

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Health Equity Approaches to Behavioral Health and Wellness

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing


Clinician Educator in Cardiovascular, Oncology or Neurosurgery- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Clinician Educator in Nursing – Sleep Science (Penn Medicine Division of Sleep Medicine)

Clinician Educator/Nurse Scientist-Crescenz Veterans Administration Medical Center

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.


Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Pediatric Nursing

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nursing


BECCA (Biostatistics, Evaluation, Collaboration, Consultation, & Analysis Lab) Director

Clinical and Classroom Teaching Positions 
​We invite individuals with a graduate 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.

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

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

Applicants for research fellow positions must be US citizens or permanent residents.