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Clinical & Classroom Teaching Positions

Available Positions

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

The Family and Community Health (FCH) Department in the School of Nursing seeks candidates for a full time Lecturer position in Psychiatric Nursing.

We invite individuals prepared at the doctoral level (PhD or DNP) to apply. Applicants must have content expertise in Psychiatric Nursing and be eligible to be licensed as Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Pennsylvania. Our Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, consistently ranked among the top programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, offers a holistic approach that blends behavioral health, neuroscience, psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. Our advanced practice nursing degree is geared to RNs who are interested in graduate coursework focused on mental health care, and integrates assessment, pharmacological treatment, and therapy for a wide spectrum of patients - from children and adolescents to adults and older adults.

The Lecturer will have teaching responsibilities in both the undergraduate and graduate program. Interested parties must have experience in academic program leadership, curriculum development/evaluation, academic teaching using multiple modalities (didactic, online) and working with an interprofessional audience of physicians and nurses. Strong analytical skills with the ability to assimilate numerous sources of complex information is required. Excellent writing skills are essential. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills needed. Eligibility to be registered as a nurse in the state of PA is required. The candidate must also be eligible to be licensed as a CRNP in Pennsylvania.

Nurse-Midwifery

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has an immediate opening for a full time Lecturer.  Applicant must have credentials  and experience in nurse-midwifery.

Master’s degree and certification in nurse-midwifery is essential. Terminal degree in nursing (PhD or DNP) is preferred.  Candidates should have a strong background in practice and teaching  nurse-midwifery, and a strong record of teaching in an undergraduate and / or graduate-level program in nursing. 

The candidate will teach courses in the Department of Family and Community Health in the School of Nursing.  Some administrative duties will also be assigned.

Family or Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurses
Family or Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurses interested in a part-time clinical teaching opportunity at the junior level in the BSN/MSN program. This seven-week course is offered in October, November, March, and April and focuses on the nursing care of children with acute and chronic health problems and their families. Clinical teachers usually work 12 hours per week and most sections meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, although other days or evenings may be negotiated. Previous work experience at CHOP preferred.

Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurses
Psychiatric Mental-Health Advanced Practice Nurses interested in a part-time clinical teaching opportunity at the senior level in the BSN/MSN program. This seven-week clinical course focuses on the application of theories and principles to persons with psychiatric disorders and their families. Student clinical experiences occur primarily in acute care settings with optional experiences in a variety of primary care, acute, and long-term care settings. In the fall semester (September-October) clinical teachers usually work 16 hours per week and most sections meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, although other days or evenings may be negotiated.

Adult or Family Advance Practice Nurses
Adult or Family Advance Practice Nurses with primary care, home care, or general community health nursing experience interested in a part-time clinical teaching opportunity at the senior level in the BSN/MSN program. This seven-week clinical course focuses on the synthesis of community health nursing theory through provision of nursing care to clients in community settings. Implementation and evaluation of nursing care is emphasized for clients in the community with common functional and physiological problems. In the fall semester (November-December) clinical teachers usually work 16 hours per week and most sections meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, although other days or evenings may be negotiated.

How to Apply

If interested, you may submit your current CV via e-mail. In order to expedite our consideration, please complete the requested information within the e-mail message body .

Apply by Mail

Requests can also be made via the U.S. Postal Service.
Please mail your current CV and a completed Candidate Routing Sheet .

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